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2013 Girls Math & Technology Camp Schedule for YEAR 2* Campers

*Year 2 refers to girls entering grade 8 in the fall

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Daily Wake-Up and Bedtime Routine

[Meals will take place in the Down Under Café (campus cafeteria) unless otherwise noted.]

  • 7:10 a.m.: Wake-up notification
  • 7:50 a.m.: Meet to go to breakfast
  • 8:35 a.m.: Meet to go to the College of Education
  • 5:20 p.m.: Meet to go to dinner
  • 6:20 p.m.: Meet to return from dinner
  • 10:00 p.m.: In own room for the night
  • 10:30 p.m.: Bedtime (lights out, rooms quiet)

ALL SESSIONS—INCLUDING CAMPER REGISTRATION—WILL BE HELD IN COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (WRB) 4117 within room 4001 UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.
Note: "Spare time" designations consist of structured, supervised options.

Sunday, July 15

  • 3:30-5:00 p.m.: Dorm check-in (see Information Sheet for details); dinner on own (none provided- food options available on ground floor of residence hall and other places nearby)
  • 5:00-5:30 p.m.: Camper registration-Last names A-H 5:00; I-N 5:10; O-Z 5:20: Please enter room only at assigned time. [Christine, Jafeth, Stephanie]
  • 5:30 p.m.: Joint session with parents [Heather, Stephanie]
    • Introduction of camp staff [WRB 2030]
    • Overview of camp activities and operation [WRB 2030]
    • Question-and-answer session [WRB 2030]
    • Informal socializing with light refreshments [WRB 4001]
  • 7:00 p.m.: Campers only
    • Pre-assessment measures of girls' attitudes related to math/technology [Jafeth]
    • Get-acquainted/team-building activities [Christine]
    • Spatial-reasoning task [Jafeth]
  • 8:30 p.m.: Return to dorms

Monday, July 16

  • 8:45 a.m.: Problem solving/reasoning [Jafeth]
  • 9:15 a.m.: Female mathematicians/computer scientists (biographical info.) [WRB 2030] [Heather]
  • 10:00 a.m.: Spatial-reasoning task [Christine]
  • 10:20 a.m.: Snack break
  • 10:35 a.m.: Algebra [Misha]
  • 11:55 a.m.: Lunch
  • 12:55 p.m.: Geometer's Sketchpad geometry software [WRB computer lab 1006] [Jenny]
  • 2:15 p.m.: Geometry [April]
  • 3:00 p.m.: Snack break
  • 3:15 p.m.: Geometry (continued)
  • 4:15 p.m.: Spare time (computer lab or dorm)
  • 5:30 p.m.: Dinner
  • 6:40 p.m.: Leave for Roller Kingdom
  • 7:00 p.m.: Roller-skating at Roller Kingdom
  • 9:00 p.m.: Return to dorms

Tuesday, July 17

  • 8:45 a.m.: Problem solving/reasoning [Christine]
  • 9:15 a.m.: Guest speaker on her use of math/technology on the job: Kathy Steele, Chief Engineer, Newmont Mining Corporation's Phoenix Mine near Battle Mountain, NV [WRB 2030]
  • 10:00 a.m.: Geometer's Sketchpad geometry software [WRB computer lab 1006] [Jenny]
  • 10:30 a.m.: Snack break
  • 10:45 a.m.: Geometer's Sketchpad geometry software (continued)
  • 11:45 a.m.: Geometry [April]
  • 12:15 p.m.: Lunch
  • 1:15 p.m.: Geometry (continued)
  • 2:00 p.m.: Algebra [Misha]
  • 3:00 p.m.: Snack break
  • 3:15 p.m.: Algebra (continued)
  • 3:55 p.m.: Spatial-reasoning task [Jafeth]
  • 4:15 p.m.: Spare time (computer lab, campus store/"bookstore," or dorm)
  • 5:30 p.m.: Dinner
  • 6:30 p.m.: Spare time (outdoor sports/games or dorm)
  • 7:30 p.m.: Depart for movie night
  • 7:45 p.m.: Movie night: Soul Surfer [WRB 2030]

Wednesday, July 18

  • 8:45 a.m.: Problem solving/reasoning [Jafeth]
  • 9:15 a.m.: Geometry [April]
  • 10:30 a.m.: Snack break
  • 10:45 a.m.: Spatial-reasoning task [Christine]
  • 11:00 a.m.: Algebra [Misha]
  • 12:30 p.m.: Box lunch (provided) in WRB 4117
  • 1:20 p.m.: Trip to Wild Island Family Adventure Park-water park area (Sparks) [dinner at Wild Island provided]
  • 6:15 p.m.: Wild Island miniature golf and go-karts
  • 8:15 p.m.: Return to dorms

Thursday, July 19

  • 8:45 a.m.: Problem solving/reasoning [Christine]
  • 9:15 a.m.: Algebra [Misha]
  • 10:30 a.m.: Snack break
  • 10:45 a.m.: Algebra (continued)
  • 11:15 a.m.: Geometer's Sketchpad geometry software [WRB computer lab 1006] [Jenny]
  • 12:15 p.m.: Lunch
  • 1:15 p.m.: Geometer's Sketchpad geometry software (continued)
  • 1:55 p.m.: Spatial-reasoning task [Jafeth]
  • 2:15 p.m.: Geometry [April]
  • 3:00 p.m.: Snack break
  • 3:15 p.m.: Geometry (continued)
  • 4:15 p.m.: Spare time (computer lab, outdoor sports/games, or dorm)
  • 5:30 p.m.: Dinner
  • 6:30 p.m.: Spare time (outdoor sports/games, talent show preparation, or dorm)
  • 7:45 p.m.: Leave for talent show
  • 8:00 p.m.: Camper-planned/conducted talent show [WRB 2030]

Friday, July 20

  • 8:45 a.m.: Problem solving/reasoning [Jafeth]
  • 9:15 a.m.: Geometry [April]
  • 10:00 a.m.: Snack break
  • 10:15 a.m.: Geometry (continued)
  • 10:45 a.m.: Spatial-reasoning task [Christine]
  • 11:00 a.m.: Algebra [Misha]
  • 12:00 p.m.: Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m.: Post-camp assessments of girls' attitudes related to math/technology; camp feedback/evaluation forms; planning time for parent presentation
  • 2:15 p.m.: Joint session with parents
    • Student demonstrations and sharing
    • Problem solving in pairs (camper-parent)
    • Closing comments
  • 3:15 p.m.: Camp ends
  • 3:20-4:00: Dorm check-out

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