Prime Factor Math Circle and School of Programming

 

Our Grade 4-5 Circle Materials


Date Topics
First Semester
Session 1
09/19/2011
Introduction: What is a math circle? What kind of problems will we solve? Homework.
Session 2
09/26/2011
Cut the figure! Homework.
Session 3
10/03/2011
Parity, or Evens, odds and what they can do together. Homework.
Session 4
10/10/2011
Math Auction game. Homework.
Session 5
10/17/2011
Alternations and division into pairs.
Session 6
10/24/2011
Water transferring.
Session 7
10/31/2011
Halloween Math Domino.
Session 8
11/07/2011
Is it really impossible? Crossing and constructions.
Session 9
11/21/2011
Inequalities and weightings.
Session 10
11/28/2011
Introduction to graphs.
Second Semester
Session 11
12/05/2011
More graphs, circuits, and Euler's paths.
Session 12
12/12/2011
Individual Olympiad.
Session 13
01/09/2012
Cube nets and 3D structures.
Session 14
01/23/2012
Problem-solving strategies. Areas.
Session 15
01/30/2012
Math Hockey game.
Session 16
02/06/2012
Combinatorics: can you count?
Session 17
02/13/2012
More combinatorics.
Session 18
02/27/2012
Math Auction game.
Session 19
03/06/2012
Math Kangaroo individual problem-solving.
Session 20
03/12/2012
Math Domino game.
Third Semester
Session 21
03/19/2012
Logic: implications and negations.
Session 22
03/26/2012
Math Hockey game.
Session 23
04/02/2012
All about goats.
Session 24
04/16/2012
More goats, and wizards' logic.
Session 25
04/23/2012
Rates and more on combinatorics.
Session 26
04/30/2012
Problem solving session.
Session 27
05/07/2012
Cryptoglyphs on Roborock planet.
Session 28
05/14/2012
Math Auction game.
Session 29
05/21/2012
Figurative numbers.
Session 30
06/04/2012
Individual Olympiad.


Prime Factor Math Circle is a nonprofit organization. The goal of Prime Factor is to engage school children in the world of extracurricular mathematics with the purpose of developing their math knowledge, problem solving skills and creative thinking abilities. We have a lot of plans and ideas how to grow and expand. We welcome donations and we will put them to a good use.