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Madness, Magic and More
Grades: 7 - 8

Students will find the "method" in the "madness" of radioactive decay patters, uncover the mathematics of vanishing geometry via famous puzzles, evaluate the "chances" students experience in evereday probability mathematics, unravel and read numerical, symbolic and bar coding, calculate the actual sizes of apparnetly tiny objects and use the logic to solve challenge structures they would never even try! Calculators required.

 
Mentor

Lynda Blankenship

Lynda is a past National and international Intel Science and Engineering Fair Mentor, and NSF Engineering Curriculum Committee member and Educational Coordinator, Society of Automotive Engineers.

For suggestions or questions please email Lborock@Rinstitute.org
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