Skip to main content

Israel Science Day – All about Pi 2019

A wealth of activities for the whole family at the Bloomfield Science Museum in Jerusalem
Thursday, March 14, 2019, between 4 – 8 pm – Free entry!
Workshops, lectures, and shows * Speed dating with young scientists * tours of the Museum’s various exhibitions *Interactive activity stations
The Bloomfield Science Museum in Jerusalem invites you to Israel Science Day, initiated and supported by the Ministry of Science and Technology. The Science Day will be held on March 3rd, 2019 and will be dedicated to the number Pi. The event will offer a wealth of family-oriented activities for all ages: workshops, tours, shows, and lectures. Free entry between the hours of 4 pm and 8 pm.
The activities include:
Science show: Math Hocus Pocus – a magical math show with tricks and surprises from the math and computer science fields.
Lecture: The Irrational Pleasure of Pi – different views of the mathematical constant: mathematical, historical, and cultural. Lecturer: Prof. Michael Fried of Ben Gurion University of the Negev. At 7 PM for adults and other interested parties.
Workshops: Circles within Circles – learning the various ways to draw a circle and constructing a personal drafting compass. / Pie Craze – learning about the mathematical constant Pi – its mathematical uniqueness and the social phenomenon that accompanies it throughout history, from the Babylonian period to modern times (ages 4 and up).
Construction workshop: A Multiplying Mirror – constructing a calculator made of mirrors that enables studying symmetry-related phenomena (ages 4 and up).
Experiential workshops for the whole family – experiential workshops related to the CAPTCHA exhibition on computer science, and the Meet Math exhibition on math (ages 10 and up).
Ten Fingers active station – learn math through games, riddles, and challenges (together with Matific) (ages 4 and up).
Meeting young scientists: Speed dating – brief conversations with the winners of the Young Scientists and Developers 2019 Competition in the fields of math and computer science.
Date Created: 24/02/19
Date Updated: 17/03/19