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Program Details

Math Masters challenges 5th grade gifted students, chosen by their school divisions, to explore complex mathematical puzzles and engage in problem-solving of real-world situations through a mathematical lens. Using a variety of materials and computer programs, students spend three Saturdays immersed in rigorous mathematics activities. Students will spend a great deal of time working in groups to communicate ideas and share strategies. Students explore the creative side of mathematics as they dive into problems with a different theme each Saturday.

Dates: Saturdays,November 4, 11, and 18
Times: 9:00am to 2:00pm
Cost: $45.00 per student
Application: Students identified as gifted in math will be given an application by their teachers that will be sent to the Gifted Coordinators in each school division for selection into the program.
Registration: A registration link will be sent to those students selected for the program.

Topics include:

  • Engineering: Explore the connections between engineering and math through several design challenges.
  • Space Math: A trip to Mars? Mining an asteroid? Are these evenpossible in your lifetime? Buckle in as we put mathematics to work for us to explore the enormity of our solar system.
  • Math-lympics: Jump into the sport of math and the math of sports while looking at the power of numbers and the mathematics used by athletes, statisticians, and coaches.