Date 
Topics 
First Semester 
Session 1
09/23/2011

What is a math circle? What kind of problems do we plan to work on?
Homework. 
Session 2
09/30/2011

The logic of true and false. The problems with shortages and extras.
Homework. 
Session 3
10/07/2011

Different types of logic problems. Homework. 
Session 4
10/14/2011

Cryptography: Can you read my secret message? Homework. 
Session 5
10/21/2011

Reflection symmetry and coded pictures. 
Session 6
10/28/2011

Halloween Math Domino game. 
Session 7
11/04/2011

Rotational symmetry and problems with comparisons. 
Session 8
11/18/2011

How much does it weigh? Also, Losers in a dark cave. 
Session 9
12/02/2011

Fun with mirrors. 
Second Semester 
Session 10
12/09/2011

More on weights. Moebius strip. 
Session 11
01/06/2012

Cube nets and 3D structures. Introducing a fractal tree. 
Session 12
01/13/2012

Adventures in Binary Land. 
Session 13
01/27/2012

More on binary numbers. Areas. 
Session 14
02/03/2012

Math Chase team game. 
Session 15
02/10/2012

Playing with two dice. Triangular numbers. 
Session 16
02/17/2012

Math Abacus game. 
Session 17
03/02/2012

Working backwards, and Math Kangaroo individual practice. 
Session 18
03/09/2012

Math Domino game. 
Third Semester 
Session 19
03/16/2012

Cryptoglyphs on Roborock planet. Sierpinski triangle. 
Session 20
03/23/2012

Magic Squares! Also, More on Sierpinski triangle. 
Session 21
03/30/2012

Math Hockey team game. 
Session 22
04/06/2012

Combinatorics: how to count effectively. Koch snowflake. Kenken puzzles. 
Session 23
04/20/2012

Walks in a labyrinth and Pascal's triangle. Tangram geometry. 
Session 24
04/27/2012

A dragon, a smiley man, and Pascal's triangle. Black box team game. 
Session 25
05/04/2012

A happy tribe walks. Black box game. 
Session 26
05/11/2012

More happy tribe walks and Pascal's triangle. Stick puzzles. 
Session 27
05/18/2012

Math Hockey team game. 
Session 28
06/01/2012

Jotto game. Polyhedra construction. 
Prime Factor Math Circle is a nonprofit organization. The
goal of Prime Factor is to engage school children in the world of
extracurricular mathematics with the purpose of developing their math
knowledge, problem solving skills and creative thinking abilities. We have a
lot of plans and ideas how to grow and expand. We welcome donations and we will put
them to a good use.