Family/Community Projects or Initiatives Competition 2016

The Maths Eyes 2016 Competition is Now Closed. Thank you for your Entries. The Shortlist Entries will be Announced on Friday 17th February 2017 at 5pm.

 

If you are running a family or community maths eyes initiative tell us what you did, who was involved and send us some pictures that you took and/or posters (Maths eyes or Geogebra) that you developed.  This year there will be a prizes for the best maths eyes family/group projects.

Why not check out our short video to guide you to make the best entry possible.

What you have to say about your maths eyes family/community initiative  to enter?

  • You will need to describe your maths eyes initiative/project (This could e.g., be organizing your own local maths eyes competition, developing/doing a maths trail, or any other initiative where you hoped to develop maths eyes)
  • You have to describe who was involved
  • You have to tell us how the project went and what your favourite part was
  • Upload a sample of photographs you took during the project and/or some examples of what you developed = the maths trail, maths eyes or Geogebra posters

Submit your Entry by clicking here.

Guideline on saving any Photographs, Maths Eyes Posters or GeoGebra files you are submitting

You should use a camera that will produce a photograph in as high a resolution as possible (when saved the original photograph should be more than 2MB in size).

  • You should use a camera that will produce a photograph in as high a resolution as possible (when saved the original photograph should be more than 2MB in size).
  • Save a copy of the photograph in its original format before any editing takes place. (This is important as if your entry is shortlisted you will be asked to forward a copy of the original photograph).
  • The photographs you enter can capture the planning and running of your projects and or/ some of the maths eyes posters, a maths trail, or Geogebra posters that you might have developed.

NB: It is very important that you adhere to the guidelines on saving photographs and edited posters or Geogebra files for both competitions before you enter.

Important Dates

  • The competition is open to any group that has run a maths eyes initiative or project
  • The maximum number of entries per family or community group is 1 ( but remember you can also enter the individual posters or Geogebra files in any of the individual categories)
  • Closing date for all entries on Friday 25th November 2016.
  • The shortlist entries will be announced on Friday 17rdFebruary 2017 at 5pm (The list of shortlisted entries will be available on Maths Week Ireland & HaveYouGotMathsEyes).
  • All those that are shortlisted will be invited to a celebration where all entries will be exhibited and the winners in each category will be announced.
  • A selection of shortlisted entries will be part of a Maths Eyes GeoGebra exhibition which will tour venues on the Island of Ireland during 2017.

Please note that by entering this competition you agree that your submission can remain on the website as a resource for others to use.

Queries and further information from [email protected]