A Mathematical Workshop for High School Students IC Math Exploration Day Tuesday, April 1, 2014 9:00 am Registration and refreshments (Clark Lounge, Campus Center, Ithaca College) 9:30 Welcome and Workshop Orientation (Clark Lounge) 9:45 Math Contest – team event (Emerson Suites) 9:45 Computer Math Exploration – non-competitive activity (Williams Computer Lab) Playing Games on Unusual Surfaces (limit 20) Directed by David Brown 9:45 Presentation for Teachers (Clark Lounge) “A Mathematician and an Environmental Scientist Walk into a Bar” Tom Pfaff, Mathematics and Jason Hamilton, Environmental Studies and Science 11:00-12:00 Mini-Sessions Exploring Mathematics (Emerson Suites) Constructing a Hyper-Cube Math and Magic Matrices in Music Sounds of Math Why Study Math? Are the Odds Ever In your Favor? The Pythagorean Theorem Playing with Polyhedra Explorations with the Mobius Strip Or: Playing Games on Unusual Surfaces – full hour in Williams 320 Computer Lab (limit 20) Or: Card Shuffling – 1093, 3511, what’s next? – full hour in Williams Hall, (limit 12) 12:00-12:45 Lunch (Clark Lounge) 12:45 Announcement of results of team contest event. 1:00 Departure and informal conversation. Tour if requested.