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Ohio Chautauqua-Hamilton Youth Program: Susan Marie Frontczak
June 18, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 amFree
Storytelling: How Math Can Save Your Life
This amusing set of stories draws upon several math concepts—including counting by twos, simple division, and exponential growth—introduced in a way that is accessible to upper elementary school students and older. Susan Marie’s upbeat and entertaining approach shows that math can be not only useful, but fun!
Marie Curie’s second college degree was in Mathematics, and it served her well throughout her long career in the laboratory. Her husband, Pierre, would send his students to her when they came to him with a particularly knotty math problem.