MATH CAMP 2001

Week Activities:

Monday July 16, 2001

Session 1.    9-12 am. Wirtz Hall 321
   9:00-9:15 am Problem of the Day
   9:15-12:00 Continued Fractions and Secret Codes - Prof. Richard Blecksmith
 
Session 2.    2-5 pm. Math Lab - DuSable 306
   2:00-2:50 The 999 Question - Prof. Richard Blecksmith
   3:00-5:00 It's just math - Prof. Alan Zollman
 
   7:00-9:00 pm. Office of Campus Recreation - Volleyball & Basketball

Tuesday July 17, 2001

Session 3.    9-12 am. Wirtz Hall 321
   9:00-9:15 am Problem of the Day
   9:15-10:45 Math and Music - Prof. David Rusin
   11:00-12:00 Math and Numbers - Prof. Buck Stephen
 
Session 4.    2-5 pm. Wirtz Hall 321
   2:00-2:50 pm Hotel Infinity - Prof. Richard Blecksmith
   3:00-5:00 Games and Puzzles - Randy Hammond
 
   7:00-9:00 Huskie Den - Bowling, Billiards, Video Games

Wednesday July 18, 2001

 
   10:00-5:00 pm Field Trip to Argonne National Laboratory (including Virtual Reality Cave)
 
   7:30-9:30 "IQ" - film  

Thursday July 19, 2001

Session 5.    9-12 am. Wirtz Hall 321
   9:00-9:15 am Problem of the Day
   9:15-10:00 Making Codes - Marcia Lack
   10:15-10:45 Breaking Codes - Tim Huber
   11:00-12:00 Bizzare facts about Math and History - Prof. Buck Stephen
 
Session 6.    2-4:45 pm. Math Lab - DuSable 306
   2:00-2:50 pm Fun with Topology - Prof. Richard Blecksmith
   3:00-5:00 Hands-On Geometry and Algebra - Prof. Alan Zollman
 
   8:30-10:00 Star Gazing

Friday July 20, 2001

Session 7.    9-12 am. Wirtz Hall 321
   9:00-9:30 am Problem of the Day Solutions
   9:45-10:45 Statistics: Are you psychic? - Prof. Richard Blecksmith
   11:00-12:00 Statistics and the Florida Election - Prof. David Rusin
 
   1:00-2:00 pm Departure Preparation
 
Session 8.    2-4:30 pm. Wirtz Hall 321
   2:00-2:30 "Soap Bubbles" - film
   3:00-4:30 Various mathematical problems: from ones that are easy, to ones that are hard, to one that will bring you fame and fortune.
 
   5:00-6:30 Awards Ceremony and Pizza Party