Research and Presentation in Mathematics (Summer 2019)
Outstanding Project: Relationships between Nodes, Connections, and Faces in Planar Graphs (paper, slides) by Laura Fredericks, Grade 7.
Description. Over the course of four weeks, students will pose research questions in a variety of mathematical fields, research a problem of their own choosing, and prepare a written report. In the fifth week, students will present their work to the class.
Student Responsibilities. Students should bring a writing utensil and a notebook. Chromebooks will be provided by the school, but students are welcome to bring their own if they prefer.
|Day 1||6/10/19||Posing a Problem - Probability, Recursion, and Optimization|
|Day 2||6/11/19||Posing a Problem - Logic, Visualization/Experiments, and Graph Theory|
|Day 3||6/12/19||Posing a Problem - Algorithms, Modeling, and Choosing Your Problem|
|Day 4||6/13/19||Choosing Your Problem - Conducting Research|
|Day 5||6/17/19||Conducting Research - Check-Ins|
|Day 6||6/18/19||Conducting Research - Check-Ins|
|Day 7||6/19/19||Conducting Research - Check-Ins|
|Day 8||6/20/19||Conducting Research - Check-Ins|
|Day 9||6/24/19||Presenting Research - Partner Explanations|
|Day 10||6/25/19||Presenting Research - Drafting a Final Report|
|Day 11||6/26/19||Presenting Research - Drafting a Final Report|
|Day 12||6/27/19||Presenting Research - Drafting a Final Report|
|Day 13||7/1/19||Presenting Research - Drafting a Final Report & Submit Report|
|Day 14||7/2/19||Presenting Research - Preparing a Talk|
|Day 15||7/3/19||Presenting Research - Preparing a Talk|
|Day 16||7/8/19||Presenting Research - Practice Presentations & Submit Talk Slides|
|Day 17||7/9/19||Talks from Justin/Cayden (paper, slides)|
|Day 18||7/10/19||Talks from Maxine (paper, slides), Laura (paper, slides), and Skylar (paper, slides)|
|Day 19||7/11/19||Talks from Cassidy (paper, slides), Dean (paper, slides), and Adeline (paper, slides)|