In celebration of the month of October *Wait, you mean it’s October already? When did that happen?* , here’s some belated Carnival News:

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[*Hey, it’s the new PicApps! I’m trying to decide if I like it — more pictures versus the less control thing. And that little film strip. Hmmm.*]

Math Teachers at Play #16 appeared on October 3 over at I Want to Teach Forever. One of my favorite submissions was the Brain Games from mental_floss Blog, but there’s plenty of other good stuff. Then, two weeks later, there was Math Teachers at Play #17 over at mathrecrecreation. (who has a post on origami today!) with yet more interesting posts. And now we jump ahead to Math Teachers at Play #19, over at Math Mama Writes [What happened to #18, you ask? You’ll have to check it out and see!]. It’s got some cool stuff, including a post about using math to solve a murder case [but can they really neglect air resistance? Wouldn’t that make a difference, and maybe make it possible to travel further in the x-direction? HEY — it’s a project question for when I teach Diff Eq in the Spring!]

So there’s the way too late update! Stay tuned for the Carnival of Mathematics next week over at The Number Warrior (who also has a cool problem-solving/communication post currently up on the game Slitherlink). The Carnival of Mathematics will now be appearing the first Friday of each month, with Math Teachers at Play moving to the third Friday of the month. More details can be found here at Walking Randomly, who has taken over organzing the CoM.

Stay tuned for tomorrow: **the Mystery of the Fibonacci Pumpkin**!