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High School Math Day 2014

10th Annual
Mathematical Exploration Day
Ithaca College
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

 

Each Spring, students come to Ithaca College from several area high schools came to experience a day of mathematical fun, exploration, and discovery. Dozens of sophomores and juniors arrive early on campus for a breakfast and a welcome from the Department of Mathematics. Students take part in a team mathematical competition. During this competition, the high school teachers enjoy a professional development presentation. Following the competition, students and teachers explore mathematical ideas in a variety of areas. Lunch follows with the announcement of the competition winners. It is a great event that the IC Math Department looks forward to every year.

In order to register for this year's Math Day, please fill out the following form and return it to Teresa Moore via email (moore@ithaca.edu) or hardcopy.  

Register for Math Day 2014!

Driving Directions

Campus Map - when you arrive on campus, please come Phillips Hall (9B on the campus map.)  

Schedule

Click here for a hardcopy of the day's schedule.

9:00 am   Registration and refreshments  (Clark Lounge,
               Campus Center, Ithaca College)

9:30         Welcome and Workshop Orientation 
                (Clark Lounge)

9:45         Math Contest – team event (Emerson Suites)

9:45         Computer Math Exploration (Williams 320 Computer Lab)
                Playing Games on Unusual Surfaces (limit 20) 
                Directed by David Brown

9:45          Presentation for Teachers (Clark Lounge)
                 A Mathematician and an Environmental Scientist Walk into a Bar
                 Presented by Tom Pfaff, Mathematics, & Jason Hamilton, Environmental Studies and Sciences
  

11:00-12:00  Mini-Sessions Exploring Mathematics (Emerson Suites)

      Or:          Card Shuffling - 1093, 3511, what's next? - full hour in Williams Hall (limit 12)   

12:00-12:45    Lunch (Clark Lounge)

12:45-1:00      Announcement of results of team contest event.

1:00                Departure and informal conversation.  Tour if requested. 

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