Collaboration, Competition, Creativity and Celebration of Women in Mathematics and the Sciences
Columbia College is pleased to host Math and Science Days for Girls. Sponsored by the Biology, Chemistry, Computer & Information Science and Mathematics Programs in the Division of Business, Mathematics and Sciences at Columbia College. These special days offer exciting opportunities for motivated students to explore the beauty, power, and usefulness of mathematics and the sciences. Students will enjoy participating in a variety of workshops and hands-on activities. They will also learn about careers and women's contributions in math and the sciences and other related fields. Students will be able to compete in team competitions for awards and prizes.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE
Female students in grades 6-12 are eligible to participate. Middle school students are expected to be accompanied by an adult, such as a teacher or parent, to and from the event. Parents are welcome to stay, if they would like, or return at 3 pm for the award ceremony.
There is a registration fee of $10 per student and $10 per accompanying parent/guardian. Teachers that attend with students are free. The fees help to defray the cost of lunch, snacks, and materials.
THE EVENT: COMPETITIONS & WORKSHOPS
Students will be paired with other participants and engage in exciting competition throughout the day.
Several concurrent workshops are scheduled during the day and are open to all attendees. Previous topics include Breaking the Code, Chemistry and Art, CIS Blood Splatter, A Potential Bloody Mess: Blood Type and Transfusion, MMmm...exponentials, Math Magic, Origami-Orgames, Candy Corn Catamarans and Remodeling DNA.
Dr. Marlee Marsh
1301 Columbia College Drive, Columbia, SC 29203