Cobb Middle Schoolers to Compete in Math Bowl at Kennesaw State University
Kennesaw State University and the Cobb County School District present the Second Annual Math Bowl.
WHAT: Students from Smith, Campbell and Griffin middle schools tackle word and number problems in a competition designed to get them excited about math.
WHO: The seventh and eighth graders will compete in teams and as individuals. They will earn points for the correct answers. In addition, they will earn points for how they solve and explain their solutions. Educators hope the competition will inspire the students to consider careers in math. The students who will participate were selected by their teachers.
WHEN: Friday, Jan. 25, 2013.
- 10 a.m. Students arrive at Kennesaw State University
- 10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Individual and team competitions
- 12:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Lunch and campus tours
- 2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. Closing ceremony and awards
WHERE: Kennesaw State University, 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, Ga. 30144
- The competition will be at the Advancing the Teaching of Mathematics and Science (ATOMS) Center on Campus Loop Road.
- The closing ceremony and awards will be in the atrium of the new Science Laboratory Building.
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Kennesaw State University is the third-largest university in Georgia, offering more than 80 graduate and undergraduate degrees, including doctorates in education, business and nursing and a new Ph.D. in international conflict management. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a comprehensive, residential institution with a growing student population of more than 24,600 from 130 countries.