A famous mathematician once said, “Mathematics is the most beautiful and most powerful creation of the human spirit.” To celebrate the spirit of mathematical learning and to commemorate the Birthday of Srinivasan Ramanujan, the Middle & Senior School of Shiv Nadar School, Faridabad celebrated the Mathematics Day – “Math-o-Magic '' on 22nd December 2021. The students excitedly participated in various games and activities and experienced a day immersed in Mathematics.
To begin the day, a presentation was showcased by the teachers to share the significance of the Mathematics day and discourse on the life and achievements of the Mathematician Srinivasan Ramanujan. A special assembly was organised by the students of Grades 7 and 8 to throw light on the importance of mathematics in day to day life. The assembly recognised the contributions of Indian mathematicians in the field of mathematics. A student-led classical dance performance showcased various patterns of symmetry and asymmetry. The skit - “Life of Pie” portrayed mathematicians from Archimedes to Euler to Lindeman derive different values of pie and come to a conclusion that, the number π is a mathematical constant, is approximately equal to 3.14159. Various rounds of Math quizzes kept students engaged and excited. A student composed and performed ‘Math Rap’ which was appreciated by the audience.
Grade 9 students hosted ‘Math Tambola’ for Middle-school students. Students had to solve mathematical questions to play the game. Middle school students showcased their creativity through ‘Scenery with Tangrams’ Activity, ‘Rangometry’ Activity and ‘Logo Making & Designing’ Activity.
The purpose of the Maths Day was to illuminate the importance of mathematics in an enriching and joyful manner