MATC Mathematics Club

"Math Fest 2006:"
Fifth Annual Middle School Math Competition

Madison Area Technical College
Madison, Wisconsin

Friday September 29, 2006

This fall the MATC Math Club hosted its fifth annual math competition for local middle schools.  64 competitors grouped into 16 teams from 9 schools participated.  Click the links below to navigate this page:

Participating Schools Team Rankings Photographs of the Day Tests Administered

Participating Schools

The nine participant schools were:
Black Hawk Middle School
Cherokee Middle School
Jefferson Middle School
Savannah Oaks Middle School
Sherman Middle School
Spring Harbor Middle School
Toki Middle School
Velma Hamilton Middle School
Wright Middle School

Team Rankings

The final team rankings were:
Team Rank Round #A Score Team Name
1
390 Pascal/Hamilton Middle School
2
333 Gauss/Jefferson Middle School
3
130 Lagrange/Cherokee Middle School
4
75 Newton/Wright Middle School
5
60 Fermat/Sherman Middle School
6
35 Hilbert/Toki Middle School
7
25 Byron/Spring Harbor Middle School
7
25 Descartes/Blackhawk Middle School
Team Rank Round #B Score Team Name
1
565 Pascal/Hamilton Middle School
2
225 Byron/Spring Harbor Middle School
3
190 Gauss/Jefferson Middle School
4
115 Lagrange/Blackhawk Middle School
5
105 Descartes/Savannah Oaks Middle School
6
85 Hilbert/Toki Middle School
7
25 Fermat/Sherman Middle School
7
25 Newton/Wright Middle School

Schedule

Time Event Location
9:00 - 9:05 a.m. Welcome
Dr. Bettsey Barhorst, President
Madison Area Technical College
Mitby Theater
9:05 - 10:00 a.m.

Mathematics is the language of the Universe,
demonstrated by Professor James Reardon,
UW-Madison, Department of Physics

Mitby Theater
10:00 - 10:15 a.m. Refreshments To Be Announced
10:30 - 11:15 a.m. Competition - Face Off, A math jeopardy for A teams
Presentors:
Prof. Kenneth Price, Prof. Steve Szydlik - UW-Oshkosh
Emcee: Prof. Ben Collins - UW-Platteville
Mitby Theater
11:20 - 12:05 p.m. Competition - Face Off, for B teams Mitby Theater
12:15 - 12:30 p.m. Presentation of awards Mitby Theater
12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch Room 142 A/B/C
Highlights of our past events and face-off can be viewed at

Face Off: A Math Jeopardy

Forth Annual Middle School Math Competition
Third Annual Middle School Math Competition
Second Annual Middle School Math Competition
First Annual Middle School Math Competition

Photographs of the Day

Registration

Jessica at the registration desk

Dean Jody Thrush, retiree John Rosenburg, Sri

Flynn Dustrud and Jessica

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Welcome by President Bettsey Barhorst and "The Wonders of Physics"

Professor Reardon shows how students are physics experts.

Making parabolas with a medicine ball

Elli learns to spin by using something with
more inertia to help her get started.

Elli is a physics expert!

A hyberbolic cosine

Students demonstrated standard deviation.

Liquid nitrogen

Professor Reardon discusses Fourier Analysis with
an MATC student.

Making sine waves by singing into a microphone.

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Competition Pix

Professor Collins, the MC of Face Off

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Snack Pix

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Tests Administered

Here are links to the tests and solutions administered in years past:

Tests from the Third Annual Middle School Math Meet, 2003.

Tests from the Second Annual Middle School Math Meet, 2002.

Tests from the First Annual Middle School Math Meet, 2001.
 

 

Join the MATC
Mathematics Club

If you are interested, email Jeganathan "Sri" Sriskandarajah ( jsriskandara@madisoncollege.edu ) or contact him in room 211G.    Watch this page and the student bulletin for further announcements.


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