3rd Annual Aboriginal Students in Math and Science Workshop

  • Date: 10/23/2012
Location: 

IRMACS Presentation Studio, Applied Science Building 10900 SFU

Description: 

The main goal of the workshop is to give an opportunity to Aboriginal high school students to experience "hands on" mathematics through various activities presented by four young math professionals. The participants will also meet Mr. Randy Todd from the Cree Nation who has been a pilot
for over 20 years and works for Transport Canada.

Schedule:

10:00 - 10:10 Welcome by William Lindsay, SFU Office for Aboriginal Peoples

 

10:10 - 11:00 -"Recreational Mathematics" with Shawn Desaulniers, Okanagan College

 

11:00 - 11:10 - Break

11:10 - 12:00 -  "GeoBurst" with Alejandro Erickson, University of Victoria

 

12:00 - 12:15 - Meet Mr. Randy Todd, a Civil Aviation Safety Inspector with Transport Canada

 

12:15 - 1:00 - Lunch

1:00 - 1:50 - "The 15 Puzzle" with Jamie Mulholland, Simon Fraser University

 

1:50 - 2:00 - Break

 

2:10 - 3:00 - "How to Cut the Cake" with Matt Devos, Simon Fraser University

 

3:00 - 4:30 - SFU Recruitment Presentation (3:00 - 3:10) and SFU Campus Tour

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