November 2, 2017

9:00 - 9:15 a.m.  Registration
9:20 - 9:35 a.m.  Welcome, Noyce Presentation, Rules
9:35 - 10:25 a.m.  Individual Exam *
10:25 - 10:40 a.m.  Break
10:45 - 11:25 a.m.  Breakout Sessions **
11:25 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.  Lunch
12:25 - 1:05 p.m.  Group Exam *
1:05 - 1:25 p.m.  Group Exam Answers, Math Activities
1:25 - 1:35 p.m. Admissions Presentation
1:35 - 1:45 p.m. Awards Ceremony

 * Awards include mathematical books, games, Dordt apparel, and more.

** Breakout Session Options

Student Sessions

Fibonacci, Pine Cones and the Golden Ratio: Have you ever heard that math can be found in nature? Come search for some amazing patterns in this plant based session!

Escape Room: Can you solve enough math problems to find the clues and escape before time runs out?  Test your wits and skills in this interactive session.

Scissors Math: You'll learn enough topology to cut out any straight-edged shape from the middle of a piece of paper in JUST ONE CUT!

To Infinity...and Beyond!: Think about infinity like a mathematician in this mind expanding session.

Benford's Law: How to catch a crook with logarithms.

The Josephus Problem: Can you find the pattern to avoid being thrown in the sea?

Campus Visit: See the beautiful Dordt College campus on a walking tour of the college with an Admissions Office tour guide.


Professional Development for Teachers

Round Table Discussion: A round table discussion about pedagogy and technology in the classroom.