Featured Math Tidbit
Sphere Packing Problem
In 1611, after having studies how sailors stack cannonballs, Johannes Kepler began pondering over the most efficient way to pack spheres in a given space. He finally decided on the face-centred cubic, which is the same way you will find oranges stacked today. However, Kepler could not prove that the face-centered cubic was indeed the […]
Teacher, High School
High-school math teachers teach students subject like geometry, statistics, algebra and calculus. Daily tasks include planning lessons, creating sample problems, giving assignments, and writing tests. Most math teachers follow a state or district curriculum and use a textbook. In addition to teaching in the classroom, math teachers help students during office hours or before or […]
Featured Blog Post
Math in the World Around Us
The Dartmouth College Math Department and the Neukom Institute for Computational Science sponsored a video competition called “Math-O-Vision.” The winner and runners-up received cash prizes for their videos showing how math is integrated in the world. Click here to check out their amazing videos!