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Learning mathematics is fun, not burden

Islamabad, April 19, 2008: An international exhibition titled 'Experiencing Mathematics' supported by Unesco was held here Friday at Islamabad Model College for Girls, F-7/4.

The event was jointly organised by Pakistan Science Foundation, Islamabad, and Embassy of France, in collaboration with Federal Directorate of Education.

Pakistan Science Foundation Chairman N. M. Butt said that mathematics is centre to daily life in the 21st century and in order to show that mathematics is not only dispensable to daily life but can also be fun, and not a burden to learn, but fascinating and easy to understand if taught properly.

A team led by Unesco has designed a travelling exhibition entitled 'Experiencing Mathematics' which began its tour in July 2004. From April 9 to 21, Islamabad Model College for Girls, F-7/4, was selected for the exhibition, then from April 25 to May 11 exhibition will be held at National Museum of Science and Technology, University of Engineering and Technology in Lahore and from May 17 to 28, the exhibition will be held at Govt. High school No. 1 in Peshawar city.

"The unique thing about this exhibition is this that the students not only see the exhibition but they try to solve the puzzles that not only involve them in mental exercises but also coaxes them to solve the puzzles by trial and error method. This practical method of the exhibition enhances their observation and opens their minds and they are exposed to different methods that motivate them," he said.

Almost 60 to 70 schools under Federal Directorate of Education have visited the exhibition and tried their hands on each stalls displayed at the huge auditorium hall of the college. In all there are 15 stalls placed in the hall in which nine are big stalls and seven are small.

This student and public oriented exhibition has already been held in France, Switzerland, Poland, Spain, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Singapore, South Africa, Namibia, Mozambique, and lately in India.

Pakistan Science Foundation has arranged a number of science fairs and science exhibitions in the past. This international mathematics exhibitions prepared under the title 'Experiencing Mathematics' is the first of its kind in Pakistan, which is being arranged with the cooperation of French Embassy.

The unique thing about this exhibition was that the exhibition not only targets children and youth between the ages of 12 to 20, but it also attracts their parents and teachers who actively participate in the exhibition. Even a layperson who has never studied mathematics all his life loves to try his hand on the equipment. The exhibition also features posters and interactive devices on stalls that includes read the nature, tiling and symmetries, filling a space, connections, calculations, construction, estimation, optimisation and proving. The News


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"i am student of math in Quaid e Azam university in Islamabad . i dt scene any aplication of even at that stage of my study . it is better and positive aproach. thanks"
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