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STEM Café: Video Games Using Math

  • 1700 Fulton Road Santa Rosa, CA, 95403 United States (map)

Guest Speaker: Raj Sodhi & Tim Griesser, Keysight Technology Reprogramming

Where: SPARQ Center at Piner High School


Lecture: 7-7:45pm

Break/Café: 7:45-8pm

After Café Activity: 8-9pm

Ever wonder how the trajectory of an angry bird is calculated and used? Math is used to calculate the physics of objects inside video games, ranging from how a car turns in Gran Turismo 6 to how gravity pulls the evil bat in Pokemon Go. Without the help of mathematics, these games simply wouldn't work.