Problem Solving Conference for Teachers and Year 12 Students: Mathematical Modelling

Manchester

Aims

  • A chance to have a go at two mini-projects led by University mentors
  • A talk on the modelling applications of mathematics by Dr Louise Walker
  • An opportunity for students and teachers to find out more about support for the Extended Project Qualification

Who will benefit from attending?

This day is suitable for any Year 12 student who is interested in trying to use their mathematics to solve real-life problems.

Many Universities are starting to encourage students to do the Extended Project Qualification to show their interest and passion for Maths and their ability to undertake independent study. 

Content

Draft programme:               

9.30am: Registration
10am: Talk about Modelling and Problem Solving - Dr Louise Walker
10.45am: Working break! Start First Project working with post-graduate students and matehmaticians in small groups
12.30pm: Lunch
1:15pm: Start Second Project
3pm: Presentations
3.45pm: Talk about EPQs and the help that the University can give, evaluations and questions

Key Facts

Event ref:

#4978

Audience:

Students,Teachers

Target year:

Year 12

Curriculum focus:

A level Mathematics, University admissions tests

Mathematical focus:

Problem solving

Event format:

Enrichment

Event length:

1 day

Region:

North West

Venue:

University of Manchester,
M13 9PL

Date:

1st July 2019

Course times:

10:00 - 16:00

Fee:

Free

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Queries?

If you have any queries about this event, please do not hesitate to contact:

Abigail Bown
[email protected]
07887994086

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