Watch: Math as a Lens to Reimagine the World

Meet Faith, a 16-year-old studying advanced mathematics with an organization called BEAM

Math can reveal truths that are useful beyond the classroom. “You learn about having multiple ways to arrive at an answer,” explains Faith, a 16-year-old student of Bridge to Enter Advanced Mathematics, or BEAM. “You can turn a situation into an equation and then try to solve it.” BEAM currently serves more than 450 low-income students in New York City, and they plan to expand to Los Angeles in 2018. In this video, find out how BEAM empowers students to use math as a tool to solve problems inside and outside the classroom.

BEAM joined the Science Sandbox community of awardees in December 2016.

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