MATER 2013 - "Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013”

MATER

The year 2013 was declared internationally "Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013" (see http://mpe2013.org). In Portugal, the official page of the event is http://mpt2013.pt.

Through the exhibition MATER, the CMA and the Mathematics Department of FCT/NOVA intends to:

  •      participate in the initiative, thus contributing to the dissemination of Mathematics as an all-present science in the timeless daily life;
  •      to disclose the link between mathematics and other areas of knowledge;
  •      promote the dissemination of the historical-cultural heritage of the southern region, namely through the mathematical classification of symmetry patterns identified in monuments and art pieces;
  •      prepare a touristic itinerary of the southern region for the dissemination of its patrimony, including its scientific classification;
  •      contribute to the understanding and dissemination of Mathematics presenting various didactic activities for students of primary and secondary schools.