Recognizing Mole Number Day

On October 23, the College of Liberal Art’s Mathematics Department and the Math, Science, & Subject Tutoring Center celebrated “Mole Number Day” on the Alumni Quad. The date, which commemorates Avogadro’s number (6.02 x 10 to the 23rd power), is recognized on college and university campuses around the world. The number is a basic unit in chemistry that is connected to the measurement of molecules, or “moles.”

To celebrate, Woodbury students were invited to visit the Math, Science, & Subject Tutoring Center’s booth to play a disk drop game featuring furry mammalian moles. Students who landed on three moles won a Monte Mole Pez dispenser, while various combinations of moles and 10 (to the 23rd power) won magnetic games, stuffed animal key chains, and rubber ducks.
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