STFX-AARMS-CMS Math Camp 2019 Schedule

 

 StFX-AARMS-CMS Math Camp Grades 10 and 11 

St. Francis Xavier University 

May 17-19, 2019 

Schedule 

Friday May 17 

9:15-9:45      Arrival & check-in (MacIsaac Hall) 

9:55-10:00   Opening Remarks, Dr. Mike Melchin, Dean of Sciencei  

10:00-10:20  Icebreaker 

10:20-11:10  Numbers and Shapes, Dr. Ping Zhou 11:10-12:10 Team Problem Solving (Group photo before lunch - Blaise    MacMullin, 11:15-12:10) 

12:10-1:10    Lunch (Morrison Dining Hall – Reserved Seating in My Kitchen/Priest’s Dining Hall) 

1:10-2:00     Fun with Fractals, Dr. Tara Taylor 

2:00-2:15     Break 

2:15-3:15     Math Relays 

3:15-4:05    Mathematics in the world around us, Dr. Ryan Lukeman 

4:05-4:55    Polyhedra and Euler’s 

4:55-5:45    Campus Tour, Lisa Lawrence 

5:45-7:00     Pizza Party (MacIsaac Hall 2nd Floor Lounge) 

7:00-9:00     Dodgeball (Auxiliary Gym, Oland Centre); Games Night (MacIsaac Hall 2nd Floor Lounge) 

Saturday May 18 

8:00-9:00    Breakfast (Morrison Dining Hall – Reserved Seating in My Kitchen/Priest’s Dining Hall) 

9:00-10:00    Team Problem Solving 

10:00-10:15   Break 

10:15-11:15    Exploring Computer Science, Dr. Iker Gondra/Dr. J. Levman/ Dr. M. Lin. 

11:15-11:55    Activity – Computer Science 

11:55-1:05     Lunch (Morrison Dining Hall – Reserved Seating in My Kitchen/Priest’s Dining Hall)

1:10-2:10       Student Panel, Mary Jessie MacLellan/Lauren Agnew (MSB 147) 

2:10-3:20     Math Relays 

3:20-3:30     Break 

3:30-4:30    Infinite Polynomials and some Special Functions, Dr. Robert van den Hoogen 

4:30-5:30    What the elders already knew: Aboriginal Knowledge and Mathematics, Dr. Lisa Lunney Borden 

5:30-6:30    Dinner (Morrison Dining Hall – Reserved Seating in My Kitchen/Priest’s Dining Hall) 

6:30-7:00    Free Time 

7:00-10:00   Math Trivia and Movies (MacIsaac Hall 2nd Floor Lounge) 

Sunday May 19 

8:00-9:00    Breakfast (Morrison Dining Hall – Reserved Seating in My Kitchen/Priest’s Dining Hall) 

9:00-10:00   What are the chances? Dr. Derrick Lee 

10:00-11:00   Team Problem Solving 

11:00-11:30    Feedback Session/Awards 

11:30              Departure (MacIsaac Hall) 

Organizers: Dr. Joe Apaloo, Dr. Tara Taylor, Dr. Robert van den Hoogen, Dr. Ping Zhou 

 

 Except where otherwise noted, activities take place in Mount Saint Bernard S225. 

Sponsored by: Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS), StFX University (Dean of Science, Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, Recruitment and Admissions, Research Grants Office), Atlantic Association for Research in the Mathematical Sciences (AARMS), Science Odyssey.