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2014 Math Bootcamp

 

MemphiSTEM Math Bridge Bootcamp: M2B2

University of Memphis: Engineering Technology, Room 200

August 11 – August 15, 2014

 

MORNINGS:                 MATH - FROM THE MATHEMATICIANS

AFTERNOONS:           MATH - THROUGH THE EYES OF OTHER DISCIPLINES AND                                                           SPECIAL PROBLEM SESSIONS

 

All Morning and Afternoon Sessions Will Begin in Engineering Technology 200

Each Morning at 9:00 Sharp; Each Afternoon at 12:30 After Lunch

 

Monday, August 11

Morning:                  

9:00-9:10                   Welcome:  Dr. Cathy Wilson, Associate Director CRISTAL

 

9:10-9:20                   Welcome:  Dr. Rosie Phillips Bingham, VP Student                                                                                         Affairs           

 

9:20 – 9:30                Dr. Angie Grant, Mathematical Sciences

                                   Introductions and Orientation - Discussion of Format, Goals

 

9:30 – 10:30              Pre-Test, Survey

 

10:30 – 11:30            Presentation of Material - Algebraic Expressions

                                  Click here for the problem set and click here for the solutions.

 

11:30 – 12:30            Lunch/Networking Break

                                   

BACK TO Engineering Technology 200

 

Afternoon:                Dr. Randy Cox – Earth Sciences

12:30 –1:45               Presentation of Material – Trigonometry and Basic Geology

1:45 – 3:00                Practice Session and Questions

  

Tuesday, August 12

Engineering Technology 200

 

Morning:                   Dr. David Dwiggins – Mathematical Sciences

9:00 – 10:00              Presentation of Material – Linear and Quadratic Functions

10:00 – 11:30            Practice Session and Questions

                                  Click here for the problem set and click here for the solutions.

 

11:30 – 12:30            Lunch/Networking Break

 

BACK TO Engineering Technology 200

Afternoon                 Dr. Amy Curry – Biomedical Engineering

12:30 – 1:45              Presentation of Material – You Gotta Have Heart

1:45 – 3:00                Practice Session and Questions

 

Wednesday, August 13

Engineering Technology 200

 

Morning:                   Dr. Annita Davis – Mathematical Sciences

9:00 – 10:00              Presentation of Material – A Bit of Trigonometry

10:00 – 11:30            Practice Session and Questions

                                  Click here for Trigonometry the unit circle solution.

                                  Click here for the problem set 2 and click here for the solutions.

                                  Click here for the problem set 3 and click here for the solutions.

                                  Click here for the problem set 4 and click here for the solutions.

                               

11:30 – 12:30            Lunch/Networking Break

 

BACK TO Engineering Technology 200

Afternoon:                Dr. Santosh Kumar – Computer Science

12:30 – 1:45              Presentation of Material – Smart Dust – A Peek into the Rapidly                                                               Advancing World of Tiny Computers

1:45 – 3:00                Practice Session and Questions

 

 

Thursday, August 14

Engineering Technology 200

 

Morning:                   Dr. Dale Armstrong – Mathematical Sciences

9:00 – 10:00              Presentation of Material – Analytic Geometry

10:00 – 11:30            Practice Session and Questions

                                  Click here for the problem set and click here for the solutions.

 

11:30 - 12:30             Lunch/Networking Break

 

BACK TO Engineering Technology 200

Afternoon:               

12:30 – 1:45              STEM Student Panel - 'Everything you want to know about STEM majors but                                           have not asked!'

1:45 – 2:00                Dr. Cathy Wilson – STEM Scholarship Opportunities

2:00 – 3:00                Practice Session and Questions

 

Friday, August 15

Engineering Technology 200

 

Morning:                   Dr. Ben McCarty – Mathematical Sciences

9:00 – 10:00              Presentation of Material – Functions and Graphing

10:00 – 11:30            Practice Session and Questions

                                  Click here for the problem set and click here for the solutions.

 

11:30 – 12:30            Lunch/Networking Break

 

BACK TO Engineering Technology 200

Afternoon:               Dr. Stephanie Ivey – Civil Engineering

12:30 – 1:45              Presentation of Material – Applications of Math in Transportation Engineering

1:45 – 3:00                Awards, Post-Test, Survey and More

 

                                      HAVE A TERRIFIC SCHOOL YEAR!!!

 

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