# COMAP Blog

### Math Modeling In the News

Math modeling shows up everywhere, if you’re looking for it. Let’s explore some of the applications of math modeling in the real world.

### Dartboards and Math Modeling: Where to Aim?

Where should you aim at a dartboard in which the bullseyes, and the tripling and doubli...

### Kathi Snook Receives 2022 Doug Faires Lifetime Achievement Award

COMAP is pleased to announce that Dr. Kathleen (Kathi) Snook is the recipient of the 20...

### New Math Module: Could These Bones Be Amelia Earhart's?

We have a fun math model this month! Students will determine whether a set of bones fou...

### 15 Careers That Rely on Mathematical Modeling

Have you considered a career in mathematical modeling, but are unsure where to start? T...

### Math in Pictures: All Cracked Up

Although mud, tree canopies, and giraffes are all very different from each other, they ...

### Math in Pictures: Morphometrics with Fall Leaves

What can you do with fall leaves besides raking them? Math! Here is a simple hands-on i...

### Math in Pictures: Archer Fish, Natural Mathematicians

Have you ever seen an archer fish? They are fascinating for several reasons, but perhap...

### 9 Compelling Reasons to Enter a Math Contest

Have you been thinking about entering a math contest? Then read on! Here are some reaso...

### Online Math Resources on the New COMAP.com

Explore our online math resources, including math modeling curriculum, math contests, a...

### Math (and Math Modeling Contests) for Each and Every Student

COMAP is and will always be dedicated to math for each and every student, from our math...

### Math in Pictures: Have a Seat but Not Too Close

Birds sitting on wires often seem to be regularly spaced. What are they thinking? And w...

### What Is the MCM/ICM Undergraduate Math Competition?

Are you a student looking for an undergraduate math competition where you can solve a r...

### What Are the HiMCM and MidMCM Math Contests?

Math contests can be a fun way to engage your middle school and high school students. R...