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International Championship in Mental Arithmetic

12 March 2020

A super-fast mental arithmetic, winner’s award, and a free workshop for everyone. On March 29, the 3d International Championship in Mental Arithmetic will be held at Nature Center.


More than 200 children from different cities of Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan will come to Zaryadye to compete in an ultra-fast mental arithmetic. According to the conditions of one of the tasks, they will have to add and subtract double-digit numbers 100 times within 10 seconds. The championship is for children from 4 to 12 years old –– the winners of international online olympiads in mental arithmetic.

ментальная арифметика

In between rounds, the championship participants will watch the film “Russia. Virtual Trip” in media hall 360. They will see landscapes of the Kola Peninsula, Lake Baikal, Kamchatka, the Caucasus and other picturesque places of Russia. The Nature Center teachers will conduct workshops. At Bioart class participants will learn how to get natural paint from plants, create their own color palette, and then, of course, draw a picture. In the frames of Painting Microcosm class, children will get acquainted with the smallest inhabitants of our planet, and at Slime Studies they will make a jelly-like toy and learn what non-Newtonian fluids are.

At 17:00 a free workshop will begin in the lecture hall of Nature Center, people of all ages can attend. Teachers in mental arithmetic will tell you how the classes can influence the speed of thinking, memory and the overall development of a person, they will teach you the technique of mental counting and show how to do several actions at the same time without losing concentration. Participants will learn what helps improve memory and performance.

Guests of the park will have a chance to try a special online simulator. I It shows up to 100 mathematical sums in a row with a speed of 10 to 0.1 seconds, the sums can contain five-digit, fractional and negative numbers. The simulator allows to adjust the difficulty level: for example, turn on music, start a demonstration of distracting pictures and wandering numbers on the screen.

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