Fan Propelled Car Races to end Math & Science Academy

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Fan Propelled Car Races to end Math & Science Academy

June 20, 2011

 Math & Science finale
Wyatt Adams (left) and Colton Brown (right) are playing Rush Hour, a mathematic logic game, during the annual Math and Science Academy event at Northwestern Oklahoma State University.  The public is invited to attend the finale, Fan Propelled car races, on Friday, June 24, from 9-11 a.m. at the Alva Recreation Center.

Local student participants and faculty members from Northwestern Oklahoma State University invite the public to attend the Math and Science Academy finale to watch Fan Propelled Car Races on Friday, June 24, from 9-11 a.m. at the Alva Recreation Center Gymnasium. This event is free and open to the public.

Other activities that the students have participated in include Squishy Circuits, Rush Hour (logic and reasoning game), Sidewalk Chalk Mapping, Computerized Math activities, Mirror Geometry and the construction of Fan-propelled cars.

Math and Science Academy is organized by Northwestern faculty members Dr. Tim Maharry and Dr. Sheila Brintnall, associate professors of mathematics; Dena Walker, instructor of mathematics; and Dr. Steven Maier, associate professor of physics, along with Northwestern students going into the education field.

Teaching assistants include Madison Malone, Valley Center (Kan.) senior; Olivia Hammontree, Medford sophomore; Courtney Porter, Guthrie sophomore; Kayla Overton, Woodward senior; Brie Jones, Beaver junior; Danielle Murry, Alva senior; Kendra Frech, Helena sophomore; and Amber Maier, Alva graduate assistant.

Math Academy is sponsored by ConocoPhillips and Northwestern.

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