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Flores Neighborhood Library

Mathematicians through Time Series No.3 (Free Event)

Embark on a mesmerizing journey into the life of mathematician Katherine Johnson. Gain insights into her life, and her passion for mathematics.

Mathematicians through Time Series No.3 (Free Event)
Mathematicians through Time Series No.3 (Free Event)

Time & Location

Jun 21, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM CDT

Flores Neighborhood Library, 110 N Milby St, Houston, TX 77003, USA

About the event

Embark on a mesmerizing journey into the life of mathematician Katherine Johnson.

Gain insights into her life, her passion for mathematics, and the challenges she faced during her time.

Explore how she used math equations to determine orbital trajectories and landing positions of spacecrafts.

Ages: 8+ . Minors need to be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

June 21, 2024, 1-3 PM.

Free math activity, short movie & popcorn.

Resources related to Katherine Johnson's life and math accomplishments:

At your local library:

  • Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13 by E. Becker, D. Phumiruk. Henry Holt and Co. 2018. ISBN-13: 978-1250137524. Ages: 5-8yrs old.
  • DK LIfe Stories: Katherine Johnson by E.J Wilkins and C. Ager, DK Publishing, 2019. ISBN-13: 978-1465479129. Ages: 8-12 yrs. old.

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