Prime Factor Math Circle and School of Programming

 

Middle School First Year Topics


Date Topics
First Semester
2012-09-17, Session 1 What does it mean to solve a problem? Problem-solving session.
2012-09-24, Session 2 Knights and Liars.
2012-10-01, Session 3 The Problem of Blue-Eyed Islanders.
2012-10-08, Session 4 Odd and even numbers: properties.
2012-10-15, Session 5 Odd and even numbers: magic paper cups.
2012-10-22, Session 6 Odd and even numbers: alternations.
2012-10-29, Session 7 The Game of Mathematical Hockey.
2012-11-05, Session 8 Counterfeit coins and balanced scales.
2012-11-19, Session 9 Introduction to 3D Geometry: views and nets.
2012-11-26, Session 10 3D Geometry: cross sections.
Second Semester
2012-12-03, Session 11 Winter Olympiad.
2012-12-10, Session 12 Combinatorics Part 1.
2012-12-17, Session 13 Math Auction.
2013-01-07, Session 14 Combinatorics, Part 2.
2013-01-14, Session 15 Working Together. Problems on Rates.
2013-01-28, Session 16 Runaway Digits: number puzzles.
2013-02-04, Session 17 Encrypted puzzles.
2013-02-11, Session 18 Math Kangaroo practice.
2013-02-25, Session 19 Divisibility 1.
2013-03-04, Session 20 Math Domino Game.
Third Semester
2013-03-11, Session 21 Divisibility 2.
2013-03-18, Session 22 Divisibility 3.
2013-03-25, Session 23 Double Counting.
2013-04-01, Session 24 Math Auction Game.
2013-04-15, Session 25 Problem Solving session. Constructing with gabanzo beans.
2013-04-22, Session 26 Games of Strategy 1.
2013-04-29, Session 27 Games of Strategy 2.
2013-05-06, Session 28 Math Hockey Game.
2013-05-13, Session 29 Games of Strategy 3.
2013-05-20, Session 30 End-of-the-year 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.