National Mathematics Day 2020 to be celebrated virtually by the Schools and Educational Institutions this year due to the COVID19 pandemic.
For Indians, the National Mathematics Day is celebrated on 22nd November every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of one of the greatest mathematicians Srinivasa Ramanujan. It was the former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who declared December 22 as National Mathematics Day in 2012 in honor of the 125th birth anniversary of the Mathematician.
So, which birth anniversary is this year going to be celebrated? Visit the end of the article to know the correct answer.
There are a lot of events, conferences, seminars organized throughout the country to spread awareness about the subject and to attract the students towards the subject. In this unprecedented pandemic, we have an additional responsibility of making the subjects more interesting when we just have a virtual screen to interact with our students.
Srinivasa Ramanujan was born on 22nd December 1887 in Erode, Tamil Nadu in a Tamil Brahmin family. He died at the age of 32, however left behind the extraordinary work in the field of Mathematics.
Students and School Teachers especially the School’s Mathematics Teachers can know more about the Legend by reading the book ‘The Man Who Knew Infinity: A Life of the Genius Ramanujan’ written by Robert Kanigel.
Schools can conduct any or a group of activities on National Mathematics Day 2020 to honor the Great Mathematician.
- Quiz Competition
- Essay Competition
- Read books on any mathematician and present a write-up
- Honor the retired Mathematics Teachers of the School
- Students can write a ‘Thank You Letter’ to the Mathematics Teachers, especially a handwritten
- Announce a Scholarship programme
In the end, we would like to share a quote from another brilliant mathematician Shakuntala Devi.
Without mathematics, there’s nothing you can do. Everything around you is mathematics. Everything around you is numbers.Shakuntala Devi
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It’s the 133rd birth anniversary of the Mathematicians Srinivasa Ramanujan.