Nova Scotia Math Circles is dedicated to enriching the experiences of Nova Scotia students in all areas of mathematics.
Our program vision is to foster enthusiasm for math through interactive, creative, and meaningful presentations.
We offer monthly events at Dalhousie for senior high and advanced junior high students, and visit schools all across the province for free.
Information about our 2019/2020 week-long trips are available here!
Join us for our September event!
Who: Dr. Peter Selinger
When: Wednesday, September 25th, 2019, 6:30-8:30pm
Where: Mathematics Learning Centre - Chase Building Room 119
What: Fun with slide rules
The slide rule, based on an invention by John Napier in the
17th century, was the most important calculation tool for scientists
and engineers for almost 350 years. It was still in widespread use in
the 1950s and 1960s, but disappeared almost completely after it was
replaced by the electronic calculator in the 1970s. In this math
circle, you will learn how to use a slide rule to compute
multiplications, divisions, roots, powers, and other operations. You
will also learn some of the theory behind how a slide rule works. Each
participant will assemble their own working slide rule out of
materials that will be provided.
Pizza and pop will be served. To register for this event, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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To read our 2018-2019 Annual Report, click here!
Click here for the article in Dal News on the event!
Thank you Eastlink for a Half-Million Dollar Donation!!!
On June 17th, 2014 we announced a partnership with Eastlink.
They are donating $500,000 to NS Math Circles over the next 5 years!
We will now be able to further expand our outreach into junior high schools and begin outreach in the elementary schools.
Thank You to Lee Bragg and Eastlink for this generous donation!
Photo Credit: Danny Abriel
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