To prove that mathematics (and science in general) is an adventure, a discovery, an exploration.
To stimulate individual thinking and cooperation.
To encourage a positive attitude open to challenges, attempts, failure, and success.
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The famous exhibition 'Mathematik zum Anfassen' from the Mathematikum Museum in Giessen is touring Luxembourg's high schools in 2018. Visitors will have the opportunity to experience mathematics in a relaxed atmosphere, as the exhibition consists of many intriguing mathematical puzzles and hands-on experiences.
PUBLIC ACCESS! 1 October - 11 October the exhibition will be hosted by the Forum Geesseknäppchen in Luxembourg City and freely accessible to everybody (Languages: German, English, French) from 6 years old. Light snacks will be offered on Sunday 7 from 15:30 to the first people who register.
Opening hours of the exhibition in Forum Geesseknäppchen
October 1 - 5: from 16:00 to 20:00
October 7: from 10:00 to 18:00.
October 8 - 11: from 16:00 to 20:00.
Closed on Octobrer 6.
20 September - 30 September
September 22: from 10:00 to 17:00.
September 23: from 14:00 to 18:00.
19 November - 02 December
03 December - 09 December
In the first picture: The founder of the mathematikum (Prof. Beutelspacher),
the responsible person in Luxembourg (Prof. Perucca),
and the students of the Master of Secondary Education at the University of Luxembourg graduating in 2018.
In the second picture: The director of LJBM Claude Christnach, the math-teacher Mireille Penning (who got an EXPMATH-prize for outstanding support of the exhibition), and Professors Perucca and Beutelspacher.
In the third picture: the mathematicians and organizers Dr. Thierry Meyrath (Scienteens Lab) and Dr. Bruno Teheux.
Many thanks go to the mathematikum
for letting this marvellous exhibition.
Many thanks go to the the mathematics teachers in Luxembourg: without their engagement and support nothing could have been possible, so the warmest thanks!
Many thanks to all students of the Master of Secondary Education of the University of Luxembourg, who prepared material and activities around the exhibition, and will be present in the schools: many thanks for all the enthusiasm that you put into your work (and it has been fun too!).
Last but not least, many thanks to our sponsors: the Luxembourg National Research Fund, the Mathematics Research Unit of the University of Luxembourg, and the Scienteens Lab.