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ReCrafting Math Workshop
Indiana Humanities is excited to welcome friends from the Creativity Labs at Indiana University, who will teach us how to make make a Barbie skirt, felt basket or fabric manipulated accessories while unveiling the math behind the craft!
For thousands of years women around the world have created and perfected traditional textile crafts like knitting and weaving. Long before the advent of computers, looms were programmed using punch cards to create intricate patterns. The complex mathematical ideas that underlie these traditional crafts—think trigonometry, computation and algorithms—have often been overlooked, especially when it comes to telling the story of women and STEM.
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Tickets are $5-10 and can be purchased here.
135 N College Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46202