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Geometry of Flowers

Geometry of Flowers

Apr 11 @ 2:30 pm4:30 pm

Madison Square Park
Madison Avenue & 24th Street
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All

Join Madison Square Park Conservancy, the Simons Foundation and the National Museum of Mathematics to kick off this spring’s horticulture exhibition, The Geometry of Flowers, which utilizes the park’s landscape to showcase artistically arranged flowers and the natural patterns within them.

Stop by the Northern Reflecting Pool from 2:30 – 4:30 pm to celebrate math, science, and natural phenomena. Learn about the are many mathematical patterns, calculations, and shapes that exist in nature. Explore the park with researchers and scientists as they find examples of the Fibonacci sequence and other mathematical patterns. Take a mathematical lens to an apple, leaf, and other nature favorites.

Free Play at MoMath

Enjoy free admission to MoMath. Dynamic exhibits and programs stimulate inquiry, spark curiosity and reveal the wonders of mathematics. Learn about the math in patterns and structures all around us – and try to ride a bike with square wheels.

An early arrival is strongly encouraged; MoMath may limit entry if capacity is reached.

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Police Officer Moira Ann Smith Playground

Toy soldiers welcome kids to this brightly colored playground featuring water fountains, tire-swings, water-spouting alphabet blocks, turrets, slides, and a large water wheel in the northeast corner of charming Madison Square Park..

Named after Officer Moira Ann Smith, the only NYPD policewoman to be lost on September 11, 2001, the playground stands as a loving tribute to this community hero and mother.

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