Tween Primes

the MoMath book club for tweens and teens

MoMath brings its popular Volumes book club to a younger audience.  Like to read?  Like math or wish you did?  Join us online for Tween Primes, the MoMath book club for tweens and teens (ages 10–17).  Friends and good math reads: what better way to spend an evening?

Tween Primes is a monthly event hosted by MoMath’s 2022–2023 Distinguished Visiting Professor for the Dissemination of Mathematics, Tim Chartier.


Next up:

The Math of a Milkshake
by Katie Steckles

Hosted by Tim Chartier
with special guest Katie Steckles

Thursday, November 17 at 5:00 pm ET (New York)

Explore the key principles and practice of everyday science by using analogies, experiments and research with food and drink in the home kitchen environment.  In The Math of a Milkshake, you’ll discover the truth about pizza portions, learn about the symmetry of fruit, and conduct probability experiments with jelly beans!

Katie Steckles is a mathematician based in Manchester, England.  She finished her PhD in 2011, and since then she has talked about math in schools, at science festivals, on BBC radio and TV, at music festivals, as part of theatre shows, and on the internet.  She lectures part-time in mathematics at Sheffield Hallam University, in the Institute of Education.

Participants should read The Math of a Milkshake ahead of the event.

Order your book today from Additions, the shop at MoMath, and help support the premier math museum in North America while also scoring free admission for your teen or tween to this engaging conversation with author Katie Steckles.  Just place your order online by November 10 or stop by the shop, then forward or email an image of your receipt to along with the name of the teen/tween you wish to register, free of charge, for this interesting group discussion, hosted on Zoom.

This is an online-only event; all registrants will be participating remotely.  Occasional video recordings are made available for a fee at