MoMath Online: Student Sessions
Vote Counts: Packing and Cracking (Grades 4 – 8)
Get a glimpse into the mathematics of elections by becoming a "legislator" for a day. Explore how election districts are drawn and learn about “cracking," “packing," and the meaning of wasted votes. Have fun while analyzing the fairness of representation in an election and increasing your civic engagement and understanding through math! Materials needed: paper, pencil, markers, and printouts to be provided. Limited time only, special pre-election class.
|Registration fee||$ 15.00|
|Registration ($15) plus $15 donation to support families in need||$ 30.00|
|Discounted rate ($5) for MoMath members||$ 5.00|
|Fee waived (for families with financial need; max 1 session per family)||$ 0.00|