Moemspresentation2004

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  • Good Afternoon to all of the parents, teachers, and especially the students who are here today to celebrate this years Math Olympiad Teams. My name is Elaine Webb and I am here today representing the Reading School Committee.
  • Moemspresentation2004

    1. 1. Celebrating Joshua Eaton’s MOEMS Teams Math Concepts Learning from mistakes Ingenuity Creativity Mathematical Flexibility Learning from trying Challenging yourself New Math Strategies
    2. 2. What students like about MOEMS: What Parents and Teachers like about MOEMS Students enjoy challenging problems The kids work hard Fun for everyone Builds strong problem solving skills Self motivated students Increased interest in math Interesting problems Refreshes the brain Feel proud Unleashes the thinking part of the brain Learn the secrets of math FUN!
    3. 3. Why do Adults in Reading think Math is so important? <ul><li>21 st century skills </li></ul><ul><li>Global society highly interconnected. </li></ul><ul><li>STEM </li></ul><ul><ul><li>S cience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>T echnology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E ngineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> M ATH </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Every Day of your Life you will NEED and USE Math College
    5. 5. <ul><ul><li>Chemical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Civil </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biomedical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Electrical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Energy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Industrial </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mechanical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aeronautical </li></ul></ul>You can be an Engineer!
    6. 6. Mechanical Engineers <ul><li>Design things with moving parts </li></ul><ul><li>Biomedical </li></ul><ul><li>Robotics </li></ul><ul><li>Energy </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacturing </li></ul><ul><li>Aerospace </li></ul><ul><li>FIRST Robotics </li></ul>
    7. 7. Industrial Engineering <ul><li>Improve processes </li></ul><ul><li>Look at the “Big” picture: scheduling, efficiency, quality control, statistical analysis, process design… </li></ul>
    8. 8. Chemical Engineering Design & develop processes to produce products to help society. <ul><li>Biotech </li></ul>
    9. 9. <ul><li>Structural: buildings, bridges, .. </li></ul><ul><li>Geotechnical: earthquake </li></ul><ul><li>Construction </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation </li></ul>Civil Engineering <ul><li>Big Dig </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental: water, soil, recycling </li></ul>
    10. 10. <ul><li>Communications, fields, waves, optics </li></ul><ul><li>Signals and Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic Circuits and Devices </li></ul><ul><li>Biomedical </li></ul><ul><li>Power </li></ul>Computer Engineering <ul><li>Computer systems </li></ul><ul><li>Artificial intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>Robotics </li></ul><ul><li>Software </li></ul>Electrical Engineering
    11. 11. What do engineering students do for fun? FIRST Robotics Students Design & Construct Bridge
    12. 12. <ul><li>Do you like: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>math or science? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>building things? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>solving problems? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Do you like: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>puzzles? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>taking things apart? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Do you want to help build a better world? </li></ul>Want to become an engineer? You can make it happen!

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