2010 Instructional Sessions
2010 Instructional Sessions (Photos)
Mathematics topics include problem solving, geometry, spatial skills, data analysis, and probability (younger group only), and algebra (older group only). Technology components include calculator and computer use. Program participants hear a guest speaker discuss use of mathematics and/or technology in her job and learn biographical information about contemporary or historical female mathematicians and/or computer scientists. The photos below show the girls engaged in some of these academic components of the program.
Year 2 campers find angle measures of polygons using pattern blocks.
Year 1 instructor Amy Taylor leads a data analysis lesson.
Instructor Claudia Bertolone-Smith (foreground) discusses geometry concepts with Year 1 students.
Instructor April Doerr works with Year 2 campers on a geometry task.
Year 2 campers work on a 3-d pentomino puzzle (spatial task).
Guest speaker Kathy Steele explains her work as a Newmont Mining Corporation engineer.
Instructor April Doerr supervises a Year 2 geometry task.
Volunteer Maggie Bockius works with a Year 1 camper on a Terrapin Logo task.
A Year 2 camper works on a Geometer's Sketchpad task.
Year 1 campers create tessellations during geometry class.
Year 1 campers work on a spatial task.