Northwestern Math, Science Academy offered to area elementary students

| More

Northwestern Math, Science Academy offered to area elementary students

May 3, 2011

Elementary students who have completed second through fourth 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 Science Building from 9-11 a.m., the Math and Science Academy will take place on June 3, 10, 17 and 24. The registration deadline is Friday, May 13.

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

The first 60 applicants who have completed second, third and fourth grades will be accepted.

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

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, along with Northwestern students going into the education field.

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

For more information about the Academy, contact Brintnall at (580) 327-8582 or