MATH CAMP 2003 SCHEDULE

 

Sunday July 13, 2003

Check-in .    6:00-7:30 pm. Grant Towers South B Tower
   7:40-8:00 pm Welcome - Director and Counseling Staff
   8:00-10:00 Film: "Good Will Hunting"

Monday July 14, 2003

Session 1.    9-12 am. Still Gym 207
   9:00-10:50 am The Four Number Challenge - Prof. William Blair
   11:00-12:00 Counting with Infinty - Christine Leroux
 
Session 2.    2-5 pm. Still Gym 207
   2:00-3:00 Convocation Center Tour
   3:00-3:45 The Longitude Problem - Prof. Richard Blecksmith
   4:00-5:00 Navigation or Where am I? - Prof. David Rusin
 
   7:00-9:00 pm. Office of Campus Recreation - Volleyball & Basketball

Tuesday July 15, 2003

Session 3.    9-12 am. Still Gym 207
   9:00-10:00 The Quality of Life Survey - Dan Frobish
   10:10-10:50 A Counting Problem - Prof. Dave Rusin
   11-11:30 Understanding you T-shirt - Prof. Richard Blecksmith
   11:30-12 Film: "The Theorem of Pythagoras"
 
Session 4.    2-5 pm. Still Gym 207
   2:00-3:00 Solving The Four Number Challenge - Prof. William Blair
   3:00-4:00 Stargazing on the Internet - Prof. Paul Stoddard, Geology Dept, Davis Hall 502
   4:00-5:30 Puzzles - Prof. Doug Bowman
 
   8:00-9:30 Free Night

Wednesday July 16, 2003

Session 5.    9-12 am. Still Gym 207
   9:00-9:25 The ABC Problem - Prof. Richard Blecksmith
   9:30-10:15 Solving the Counting Problem - Prof. Dave Rusin
   10:30-12:00 Amazing Stuff you can do with Calculators - Rick Cazzato
 
Session 6.    2-5 pm. Still Gym 207
   1:30-3:30 Ellwood House Museum Tour
   3:30-5:00 Hands-on Geometry - Prof. Alan Zollman
 
   8:00-9:30 Stargazing at the NIU Observatory

Thursday July 17, 2003

Session 7.    9-12 am. Still Gym 207
   10:00-10:50 Weird Math Stories - Prof. Buck Stephen
   10:00-10:50 Woodworking and Math - Prof. Jeff Thunder
   11:00-12:00 Hovercraft Demonstration - Prof. Jule Scarborough
 
Session 8.    2-5 pm. Still Gym 207
   2:30-2:55 Solving the ABC Problem - Campers
   3-4 The Shape of Space - Prof. Dan Grubb
   4:00-4:15 Problem of the Day
   4:15-4:45 Galaxies of Primes - Prof. Richard Blecksmith
   4:45-5:15 Film: "N is a number"
 
   7:00-9:00 Huskie Den - Bowling, Billiards, Video Games

Friday July 18, 2003

Field Trip .    Chicago
   10:00-4:00 Adler Planetarium Field Trip - Richard Blecksmith and Marcia Lack
   4:30-6:00 Awards Ceremony and Pizza Party