Northwestern Math, Science Academy offered to area elementary students

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Northwestern Math, Science Academy offered to area elementary students

May 20, 2010

Elementary students who have completed second through fifth grades will have the opportunity to engage in hands-on math and science activities with faculty at Northwestern Oklahoma State University. Held on Fridays at Northwestern-Alva in the Student Center and Science buildings from 9-11 a.m., the Math and Science Academy will take place on June 4, 11, 18, 25 and July 2. The registration deadline is June 1.

This free program is co-sponsored by Northwestern’s Department of Mathematics and Computer Science through a grant from ConocoPhillips.

The first 25 applicants in second and third grades, and the first 25 applicants in fourth and fifth grades will be accepted.

Activities will be fun and engaging and designed to help build math and science skills.

Registration forms should be sent to Dr. Sheila Brintnall, NWOSU Math Department, 709 Oklahoma Blvd., Alva, OK 73717.

Math & 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.

For more information about the Academy, contact Brintnall at (580) 327-8582 or skbrintnall@nwosu.edu.

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