Family Fridays is designed to bring families together to enjoy a diverse array of engaging mathematical activities, promoting interest and enthusiasm among kids and adults alike. The activities are designed so that all attendees, regardless of age, can participate on an equal footing. Thanks to the generous support of Two Sigma, this program is free to attendees.
Come learn one of the oldest games in the world! Nim is a simple, turn-based game, and math can help you unlock the secret to winning. Learn the rules of Nim, play with a friend, and then, if you’re feeling bold, challenge mathematician and Nim expert Gregory Michel. After playing some games, we’ll explore binary numbers and see how they can be used to win at Nim every single time you play!