School Show: Mathematical Mysteries

Danny Carmo’s

Mathematical Mysteries

by Cahoots of Northern Ireland

Grades 2-6

Prepare to be amazed, dazzled, and bewildered in this all-new version of the popular Lights! Camera! Math! from our 2016-17 season! In order for Danny Carmo to live his dream as a magician, he has to embrace magic’s most powerful secret… math! And it wasn’t so long ago that Danny thought math wasn’t for him. Once be believed in the power of math, Danny’s magic tricks became truly mesmerizing! Join us as math, magic, theater, and technology collide in an interactive performance, proving math can be fun!

“Math is fun and all around you.”
– 3rd grade teacher, Bellevue Elementary School

Common Core Content Standards Easily Applied in Your Classroom

  • 3.SL.2: Determine the main ideas and supporting details of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
  • 5.RI.3: Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.
  • 6.SL.2: Interpret information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how it contributes to a topic, text, or issue under study.

Lesson Plan Idea

Students study geometric figures such as square, hexagon, cube, tetrahedron, etc. and work in groups to create these figures using their bodies.

Art Talks: Free Guided Tours of the Sculpture Garden

Extend your field trip by touring our Sculpture Garden with a specially trained docent! Our current exhibition, Harmonies: Kati Casida, Catherine Daley, and Jann Nunn, features three highly acclaimed Bay Area sculptors. Join us with a group of up to 100 people for a a walking tour through these unique works. Tours begin 15 minutes after school shows and last approximately 20 minutes. Advanced registration is required. Sign up using the application available online, or email Chrystie Prokopakis for more information.


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  • To contact us, email Chrystie Prokopakis, School & Family Coordinator, or call 707.800.7504.

Event Information

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
9:30 am
60 minutes

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Set the Stage

Prepare your students for their trip to the theater with these free resource materials.

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