Girls Math and Technology Camp returns to campus

7/14/2010 - By: Staff Report

Sixty girls from northern Nevada who are entering the seventh and eighth grade this fall are on campus this week for the annual Northern Nevada Girls Math & Technology Camp.

The camp, which began on Monday, July 12 and runs through Friday, July 16, is a residential overnight program on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

Instructional topics include geometry/spatial skills, algebra, data analysis and probability, problem solving/reasoning and computer/calculator use.

Campers will also learn about famous female mathematicians in history and hear a guest speaker discuss the ways she uses math and/or technology on the job.

The camp is held in the College of Education, and media should report to Room 2021 for a daily schedule of events. For more information, contact Lynda R. Wiest, professor of education, 682-7868 or wiest@unr.edu or unrmathcamp@gmail.com.

The camp is made possible through funding sources that include the Regents Service Program, International Game Technology, Newmont Mining Corporation, Terry Lee Wells Foundation and AAUW Reno Branch.


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