Senior Sessions

Once a week
2:00 pm to 2:45 pm ET


Seniors citizens, exercise your brain in 45-minute math sessions!  Join MoMath’s experienced presenters for intriguing classes on a variety of stimulating topics, including topology, puzzles, and cryptography.  Enjoy the discovery and challenges in these engaging, interactive activities with a collegial cohort of mature minds.  For senior citizens / mature adults.  Online registration closes 15 minutes before each session begins.

Please note that sessions of the same name are repeated sessions.


“Fun on the Square Grid”

Wednesday, June 7, 2:00 pm ET
Join us for fun on the grid!  Become a detective of geometry, searching for squares that are hiding in plain sight.  Discover surprising properties of random shapes that you create by connecting dots on a square grid.  Materials needed: paper, pencil, and graph paper (printout available).


“Sensational Puzzles”

Thursday, June 15, 2:00 pm ET
Explore mathematical puzzles that grabbed the headlines!  Learn to solve spectacular and controversial puzzles using logic, probability, and basic graph theory; then develop puzzle-solving strategies while diving into these news-making mathematical conundrums.  Materials needed: pencil and paper.


Exhibit Explorations: Math Square”

Tuesday, June 20, 2:00 pm ET
The interactive Math Square floor is the centerpiece of the Museum’s lower level, and among its varying programs is a Voronoi diagram, which creates colorful polygons under your feet.  Learn exciting details about this Museum exhibit and also how to make your very own Voronoi diagram.  Materials needed: pencil, paper, colored pens (or pencils/markers), and ruler (triangle ruler optional).


“Möbius Mischief”

Wednesday, June 28, 2:00 pm ET
Participants construct fascinating topological objects such as Möbius bands, discovering their fundamental patterns and structures.  Hands-on activities lead participants to discover the surprising properties hidden in these surfaces!  Materials needed: 4 strips of paper (2 inches by 11 inches), scissors, tape, and two different colored pens (or pencils or markers).


This program is intended for adults; children will not be permitted to attend, and event registrations are non-refundable and non-transferrable.