Young Math Professor Day (Jun 10, 2017)
WHO: 3rd – 8th Graders
WHEN: Saturday Jun 10, 2pm – 5pm
WHERE: 66 Morris Avenue, Springfield, NJ
Are you tired of sitting behind a desk, passively receiving information that you may not be interested in? Ever wanted to know how math and public speaking can intersect?
Come and enjoy the First Young Math Professor Day! Become a math professor for a day and educate your peers on an area of your mathematical interest!
Choose a topic from the list below, write a 3-5 minute speech, and present it to a panel of judges.
TOPICS TO CHOOSE FROM:
- Math in everyday life
- Why are odd numbers so odd?
- Write a love poem that discusses the love story between 2 numbers.
- Write an original story about a conflict between numbers (in relation to mathematics) and how they resolve this.
- Specific math topics (combinatorics, algebra, etc.)
- Math jokes
- Relevance of math in today's society
- Grand prize, Second prize, Third prize
- Best Presenter
- Most creative premise
- Honorable mention (All participants)