Last Updated: 01/24/2012*
Raytheon will unveil MathAlive!, an interactive experience designed to bring math to life for students and visitors of all ages and backgrounds.
As the next major step in the company’s commitment to math and science education, Raytheon will debut MathAlive! at the Smithsonian’s International Gallery in Washington, D.C., in early March 2012. Following a three-month run at the Smithsonian, MathAlive! will go on a Raytheon-sponsored multiyear tour of science centers and museums across the country.
Follow MathAlive!’s progress on Tumblr to witness the final pieces come together, and on Twitter with the hashtag: #mathalive
Experiencing Math in New Ways to Accelerate Learning
MathAlive! is specially designed to capture the imaginations of middle and elementary school students by bringing to life the math behind fun experiences in their everyday lives.
- Students and visitors will explore exciting math-powered activities, such as designing video games, engineering cities of the future and riding snowboards.
- For teachers, MathAlive! will serve as an entertaining and relevant exploration laboratory. Interactive stations will provide an array of math applications, inviting students of various grade levels and capabilities to explore fresh subject matter that complements the math they learn at school and at home.
Collaboration for Success
Institutional collaborators in MathAlive! include NASA, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, National Society of Professional Engineers, National Engineers Week Foundation, Society of Women Engineers and MATHCOUNTS. MathAlive! is the latest initiative of Raytheon’s MathMovesU®, a national program committed to inspiring students to embrace mathematics as a key to their future.
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