UTL Mathematical Routes 2013

The UTL Mathematical Routes was a programme organized by Universidade Técnica de Lisboa (UTL) targeting senior high school students interested in Mathematics. This usually consisted, for each interested student, of a guided visit to one or more UTL schools including mathematics related talks and activities.

Talks

Mathematics of secrets
Yasser Omar

Mathematics and the universe
João Pimentel Nunes

Students waiting for the talks to start Welcoming the students The speakers

Activities

Measuring the speed of light with a chocolate
Gabriel Pires

Gabriel Pires explaining how to measure the speed of light using a microwave and chocolate Gabriel Pires explaining how to measure the speed of light using a microwave and chocolate to a second group of students Measuring the experiment results

A calculator from two ropes
Roger Picken

Roger Picken introduces topology among other subjects Roger Picken helps prepare a calculator with two ropes (and continued fractions)Roger Picken helps prepare a calculator with two ropes (and continued fractions)

How to keep a secret and how to communicate safely
Jaime Ramos

Jaime Ramos, secrets and how to communicate safely

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