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2 | San Diego Math Circle 2019-2020 Schedule | |||||||||||||||||||||

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4 | Color Key: | Yellow - Weekday Activity or Notes | Green - Regular Saturday Activity | Aqua - Special Event | Blue - Special Series | Saturday Afternoon Computer Science | Color Key: | Orange - Sunday Afternoon | ||||||||||||||

5 | Group: | Fermat (5th - 6th) | Euler (7th - 8th) | Gauss (9th - 10th) | Cauchy (11th - 12th) | Ada (4th - 8th) | Turing (8th - 12th) | Group: | STEM Sunday | |||||||||||||

6 | Saturday Date | Check date for location. | Check date for location. | Check date for location. | Check date for location. | Appl. Physics & Math. Bldg. Room B402A (1:00-2:30pm) | Appl. Physics & Math. Bldg. Room 2402 (1:00-3:00pm) | Sunday Date | APM Room 2402, B402A and/or B412 | |||||||||||||

7 | Sep-28 | 8:30AM Opening session in Warren Lecture Hall Room 2001 for all groups, including students, parents, and instructors. Students will be escorted to their first math classes in Pepper Canyon Hall; parents will remain for a parent meeting. Computer Science will be addressed in the opening session, but the first classes will be at their standard time of 1:00pm - 3:00pm in the afternoon. | Sep-29 | no class | ||||||||||||||||||

8 | Scientific Notation Irina Kufareva UCSD Pepper Canyon Hall 122 | Introduction to Number Theory Eric Oh Pepper Canyon Hall 106 | Pentagramma Mirificum David Meyer UCSD Mathematics Pepper Canyon Hall 109 | no class | no class | |||||||||||||||||

9 | Oct-5 | While student classes are in session, there will be a meeting for parents interested in volunteering with SDMC. This may include any of the "Service Portfolios" or "Incidental Opportunities" noted in your Student Profiles, or any other idea related to parent support. This meeting should not last very long, but breakout discussion can continue as long as useful. Pepper Canyon Hall 120 | no class | no class | Oct-6 | no class | SAT verified | |||||||||||||||

10 | Platonic Solids Irina Kufareva UCSD Pepper Canyon Hall 122 | Problem Solving Practice - Individual and Team Ken Shin Pepper Canyon Hall 106 | The Pigeonhole Principle Kris Siy Art of Problem Solving Pepper Canyon Hall 109 | Burnside's Lemma Mark Tiefenbruck Ctr for Comm Research Pepper Canyon Hall 121 | ||||||||||||||||||

11 | Oct-12 | Math Mania! Carolyn Swayze Pepper Canyon Hall 122 | Introduction to Number Theory Atharv Sampath Pepper Canyon Hall 106 | Complex Numbers and Their Applications to Geometry Zika Perovic Mira Costa College Pepper Canyon Hall 109 | What is Computational Thinking? Basic Programming Constructs | Anatomy of Programming Contest Problems | Oct-13 | SE Math Festival Mock AMC & MATHCOUNTS Noon - 4pm srinieravellifoundation.org/events | ||||||||||||||

12 | Oct-19 | Symbolic Logic David W. Brown Pepper Canyon Hall 122 | Reasonable Guessing Alex Holland Roswell Biotechnologies Pepper Canyon Hall 106 | Climate Mathematics Sam Shen SDSU & SIO Pepper Canyon Hall 109 | Computer Number Systems-1 Base 2 | Fundamentals of Data Structure and Algorithms | Oct-20 | 1) Physics for F=ma Jacob Saret, UCSD Physics 2) Electricity & Circuits Hema Sampath | PSAT verified | |||||||||||||

13 | Oct-26 | AMC 8 Preparation Giacomo Rizzo and Derek Liu Pepper Canyon Hall 122 | Euclidean Vectors David W. Brown Pepper Canyon Hall 106 | Ramsey Theory Kris Siy Art of Problem Solving Pepper Canyon Hall 109 | Computer Number Systems-2 Base 2, 8, 16 | Basic CP Problem Solving Paradigms | Oct-27 | 1) Physics for F=ma Jacob Saret, UCSD Physics 2) Electricity & Circuits Hema Sampath | ACT verified | |||||||||||||

14 | Nov-2 | No activity for 5th grade 6th graders only join SDML I Middle School Division Pepper Canyon Hall 122 | San Diego Math League I Middle School Division Pepper Canyon Hall 106 | San Diego Math League I High School Division (9/10) Pepper Canyon Hall 109 | San Diego Math League I High School Division (11/12) Pepper Canyon Hall 121 | No Class | No Class | Nov-3 | 1) Physics for F=ma Jacob Saret, UCSD Physics 2) Programming for Arduino John Lee | SAT verified | ||||||||||||

15 | Nov-9 | Appetizers and Potpourri David W. Brown Pepper Canyon Hall 122 | AMC 8 Preparation Maggie Yao and Sophie Wu Pepper Canyon Hall 106 | Polya Counting Nathan Green UCSD Mathematics Pepper Canyon Hall 109 | Computer Number Systems-3 Base 2, 8, 16 Arithmatics * | String Processing Algorithms-1 * | Nov-10 | 1) Physics for F=ma Jacob Saret, UCSD Physics 2) Programming for Arduino John Lee | ||||||||||||||

16 | Fall ARML Power Contest Takes 45min and will take place AFTER the usual Saturday morning activities in the AP&M. >>> No AfterMath! <<< | Power Contest verified | ||||||||||||||||||||

17 | Nov-12 | AMC 8 The AMC 8 will be held on a TUESDAY evening on the UCSD campus. This is a sign-up event; see SDMC's event pages for details. | AMC 8 verified | |||||||||||||||||||

18 | Nov-16 | Problem Solving Strategies David W. Brown Pepper Canyon Hall 122 | Introduction to Number Theory Farnood Ensan Pepper Canyon Hall 106 | States and Recursion Sumith Nalabolu and Eric Oh Pepper Canyon Hall 109 | Boolean Algebra-1 * | Arrays and Lists * | Nov-17 | Physics for F=ma Jacob Saret, UCSD Physics CHMMC | CHMMC @ Caltech verified | |||||||||||||

19 | Nov-23 | Thanksgiving Break | Nov-24 | no class | Thanksgiving 11/28/2019 | |||||||||||||||||

20 | Nov-30 | Thanksgiving Break World Mathematics Team Championship November 29 -December 3 (plus travel days) | Dec-1 | no class | Thanksgiving 11/28/2019 | |||||||||||||||||

21 | Dec-7 | Coordinates Lucas Liu Applied Physics and Mathematics Building, Room B402A | no class on Saturday --> --> --> --> --> MS meets w. Po-Shen Loh Sunday - 10:00AM APM 2402 | no class on Saturday --> --> --> --> --> HS meets w. Po-Shen Loh on Sunday - 1:00PM Applied Physics and Mathematics Building, Room 2402 | Graph Theory | Prep for USACO Contest #1 ( practice & review) | Dec-8 | Po-Fest 2019 Po-Shen Loh Carnegie Mellon University Head Coach, US IMO Team Middle School - 10:00 AM High School - 1:00 PM APM 2402 | SAT verified | |||||||||||||

22 | Dec-14 | Rational Tangles Dance Yana Mohanty Applied Physics and Mathematics Building, Room B402A | Class cancelled due to unavailability of adequate space. | No class this Saturday Special class on January 4 led by Tristan Shin SDMC Alumnus, now MIT | Truth Table Detective Games | Algorithm Optimization | Dec-15 | no class | ACT verified | |||||||||||||

23 | Dec-21 | Winter Break | Dec-22 | no class | ||||||||||||||||||

24 | Dec-28 | Winter Break | Dec-29 | no class | ||||||||||||||||||

25 | Note that a number of information items possibly affecting the schedule in 2020 are unknown or uncertain at this time. We do our best to chart and work around known information, but changes are very possible. | |||||||||||||||||||||

26 | Jan-4 | Winter Break | Special class: Extremal Graph Theory Tristan Shin SDMC alumnus, now MIT Pepper Canyon Hall, Room 109 | Winter Break | Jan-5 | Physics for F=ma Jacob Saret, UCSD Physics | ||||||||||||||||

27 | Jan-11 | Modular Arithmetic David W. Brown Pepper Canyon Hall 122 | Taming Infinity (Recursion and Induction) Alin Deutsch, UCSD CSE Pepper Canyon Hall 106 | AMC Preparation Eric Oh and Lucas Liu Pepper Canyon Hall 109 | An Introduction to Linear Programming Sanjiv Erat, UCSD RSM Pepper Canyon Hall 121 | Pre/Post/Infix Notation-1, Functions-1, | Prep for USACO Contest #2 ( practice & review) | Jan-12 | Physics for F=ma Jacob Saret, UCSD Physics | |||||||||||||

28 | Jan-18 | Constructions and Constructibility Irina Kufareva, UCSD Pepper Canyon Hall 122 | Introduction to Number Theory Farnood Ensan Pepper Canyon Hall 106 | NO CLASS - There is a strong conflict with the CCA Math Bonanza involving numerous Gauss and Cauchy students. Instead of diluting both activities, we encourage students to take advantage of the CCA event. | Pre/Post/Infix Notation-2, AI and Machine Learning Concepts | Geometric algorithms | Jan-19 | Physics for F=ma Jacob Saret, UCSD Physics | ||||||||||||||

29 | Jan-23 | F=ma Exam Thursday, January 23 and/or Tuesday, January 28 ONLY See the F=ma event page on the SDMC website for details. | F=ma verified | |||||||||||||||||||

30 | Jan-25 | No activity for 5th grade 6th graders only join SDML II Middle School Division Pepper Canyon Hall 122 | San Diego Math League II Middle School Division Pepper Canyon Hall 106 | San Diego Math League II High School Division (9/10) Pepper Canyon Hall 109 | San Diego Math League II High School Division (11/12) Pepper Canyon Hall 121 | Graph Theory | Matrices | Jan-26 | no class | |||||||||||||

31 | Jan-28 | F=ma Exam Thursday, January 23 and/or Tuesday, January 28 ONLY See the F=ma event page on the SDMC website for details. | F=ma verified | |||||||||||||||||||

32 | Jan-30 | AMC10A & AMC12A The AMC10A and AMC12A will be held on a THURSDAY evening on the UCSD campus. This is a sign-up event; see SDMC's event pages for details. | AMC 10/12 A verified | |||||||||||||||||||

33 | Feb-1 | Counting Primes
Nathan Green UCSD Mathematics Pepper Canyon Hall 122 | MATHCOUNTS Jeopardy! Carolyn Swayze Pepper Canyon Hall 106 | AMC Preparation Farnood Ensan Pepper Canyon Hall 109 | No Class | No Class | Feb-2 | no class | ||||||||||||||

34 | Feb-5 | AMC10B & AMC12B The AMC10B and AMC12B will be held on a WEDNESDAY evening on the UCSD campus. This is a sign-up event; see SDMC's event pages for details. | AMC 10/12 B verified | |||||||||||||||||||

35 | Feb-8 | The Golden Ratio Irina Kufareva, UCSD Pepper Canyon Hall 122 | no class due to Division B Science Olympiad at Miramar College | no class due to Division C Science Olympiad at Miramar College | no class due to Division C Science Olympiad at Miramar College | Recursive Functions | Nested Conditions | Feb-9 | no class | Division B & C Science Olympiad verified | ACT verified | |||||||||||

36 | Feb-15 | no class | Feb-16 | no class | ||||||||||||||||||

37 | Feb-22 | Sequences Mozhgan Mirzaei UCSD Mathematics Pepper Canyon Hall 122 | Introduction to Number Theory Farnood Ensan Pepper Canyon Hall 106 | Olympiad Geometry Sumith Nalabolu and Jeff Ren Pepper Canyon Hall 109 | Recursive Function | Algorithm Optimization (Data Structure & Time) | Feb-23 | no class | ||||||||||||||

38 | Feb-29 | Polyhedron Scavenger Hunt Yana Mohanty Pepper Canyon Hall 121 | Constructive Counting Mozhgan Mirzaei UCSD Mathematics Pepper Canyon Hall 106 | AIME Preparation Naoki Sato Art of Problem Solving Pepper Canyon Hall 109 | End of the season | End of the season | Mar-1 | no class | MATHCOUNTS verified | |||||||||||||

39 | Mar-7 | Introduction to Combinatorics, Part 1 Mozhgan Mirzaei UCSD Mathematics Pepper Canyon Hall 122 | Games and the Mathematical Process, Part 1 Kris Siy Art of Problem Solving Pepper Canyon Hall 106 | Proof Techniques Eric Oh and Lucas Liu Pepper Canyon Hall 109 | no class | no class | Mar-8 | no class | ||||||||||||||

40 | Winter ARML Power Contest to begin immedieatly following the morning math classes in APM B402A >>> No AfterMath! <<< | Power Contest verified | ||||||||||||||||||||

41 | Mar-11 | AIME I The AIME I will be held on a WEDNESDAY evening on the UCSD campus. Qualifiers only; see SDMC's Event page here for details: http://www.sdmathcircle.org/index.php?page=aime | AIME I verified | |||||||||||||||||||

42 | Mar-14 | CANCELLED Introduction to Combinatorics, Part 2 Mozhgan Mirzaei UCSD Mathematics Applied Physics and Mathematics Building B412 | CANCELLED Games and the Mathematical Process, Part 2 Kris Siy Art of Problem Solving Applied Physics and Mathematics Building 2402 | CANCELLED Circle Inversion Shahed Sharif Applied Physics and Mathematics Building B402A | CANCELLED Invariants and Monovariants: Finding Value Benjamin Lou Applied Physics and Mathematics Building 6402 | no class | no class | Mar-15 | CANCELLED Making a phone using Arduino John Lee https://youtu.be/NN6f1kBDMDE | SAT verified | ||||||||||||

43 | Mar-19 | AIME II The AIME II will be held on a THURSDAY evening on the UCSD campus. Qualifiers only; see SDMC's Event page here for details: http://www.sdmathcircle.org/index.php?page=aime-ii MATH KANGAROO HAS BEEN CANCELLED NATIONWIDE Math Kangaroo (grades 1 - 12) Math Kangaroo will be held on a THURSDAY evening on the UCSD campus. see SDMC's Event page here for details: https://sites.google.com/a/sdmathcircle.org/main/events/math-kangaroo | AIME II verified MK verified | |||||||||||||||||||

44 | Mar-21 | CANCELLED Topic TBA Mozhgan Mirzaei UCSD Mathematics Pepper Canyon Hall 122 | CANCELLED Topic TBA Benjamin Faktor Pepper Canyon Hall 106 | no class due to Division C Science Olympiad at USD | no class due to Division C Science Olympiad at USD | no class | no class | Mar-22 | CANCELLED Making a phone using Arduino John Lee https://youtu.be/NN6f1kBDMDE | Division B & C Science Olympiad verified | ||||||||||||

45 | Mar-28 | No instructional classes for any ability groups on this date. | CANCELLED San Diego Math Olympiad Middle School Division (B) Pepper Canyon Hall | CANCELLED San Diego Math Olympiad High School Division (A) Pepper Canyon Hall | no class | no class | Mar-29 | no class | ||||||||||||||

46 | The SDMO is the concluding event of the regular SDMC season. SDMC activity continues in the form of some isolated events, as continue to be noted on this calendar, and with the development of San Diego's ARML team. | |||||||||||||||||||||

47 | Apr-2 | US Physics Olympiad Semi-Final Thursday evening Exact timing and location TBA. | USPhO verified | |||||||||||||||||||

48 | Apr-4 | Apr-5 | AAPT PhysicsBowl Arrive 1:30pm, Exam to begin ~1:50pm. Applied Physics and Mathematics Building | PhysicsBowl verified | ACT verified | |||||||||||||||||

49 | Apr-11 | Apr-12 | ||||||||||||||||||||

50 | Apr-14 | USA(J)MO Day 1 Tuesday, April 14 Applied Physics and Mathematics Building, Room 6402 | USA(J)MO verified | |||||||||||||||||||

51 | Apr-15 | USA(J)MO Day 2 Wednesday, April 15 Applied Physics and Mathematics Building, Room 6402 | USA(J)MO verified | |||||||||||||||||||

52 | Apr-18 | Apr-19 | ||||||||||||||||||||

53 | Apr-25 | ARML Team Practice | Apr-26 | ARML Local Applied Physics and Mathematics Building | ARML Local verified | UCSD Honors Contest not verified | ||||||||||||||||

54 | May-2 | ARML Team Practice | May-3 | SAT verified | ||||||||||||||||||

55 | May-9 | ARML Team Practice Applied Physics and Mathematics Building, Room B402A | May-10 | UCSD Transfer Admit Day verified | ||||||||||||||||||

56 | May-16 | ARML Team Practice | May-17 | Middle School Math Field Day not verified | ||||||||||||||||||

57 | May-23 | Memorial Day Weekend - No Activity (Memorial Day in 2019 is Monday, May 25) | May-24 | Memorial Day 5/27/19 verified | ||||||||||||||||||

58 | May-29 | American Regions Math League Compeition (ARML) ARML is a two-day out-of-town event spanning both Friday and Saturday. ARML participation is by invitation only. | ARML verified | |||||||||||||||||||

59 | May-30 | May-31 | ARML verified | |||||||||||||||||||

60 | Jun-1 | ALL RETURNING STUDENTS FINALIZE THEIR SDMC MEMBERSHIP DOCUMENT UPDATES (Students should be updating incrementally all year.) The Liability Wiaver for the 2020-2021 season will be distributed at least by this date, and probably sooner. | ||||||||||||||||||||

61 | Jun-6 | Jun-7 | All-SDMC Year-End Picnic Sunday, June 7 | SAT verified | ||||||||||||||||||

62 | Jun-30 | RETURNING STUDENTS HAVE UNTIL JUNE 30 TO FINALIZE THEIR MEMBERSHIP DOCUMENT UPDATES AND SUBMIT AN ACCEPTIBLY CLEAR AND COMPLETE LIABILITY WAIVER FOR THE NEXT SDMC SEASON Any student out of compliance with this requirement will be dropped automatically and the released memberships made available to new students. | ||||||||||||||||||||

63 | Aug-1 | NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION OPENS New applicants should go to the New Student Registration page of the SDMC website and follow the guidance given there. In particular, give careful attention to the presentation "How to Apply". | ||||||||||||||||||||

64 | Aug-31 | NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION CLOSES | ||||||||||||||||||||

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67 | ACT Calendar | www.actstudent.org/regist/dates.html | ||||||||||||||||||||

68 | American Mathematics Competitions (AMC) Calendar | www.maa.org/math-competitions/about-amc/events-calendar | ||||||||||||||||||||

69 | ARML (American Regions Math League) | www.arml.com | ||||||||||||||||||||

70 | ARML Local | http://www.arml2.com/arml_2019/page/index.php?page_type=public&page=6&show_page=arml_local_results&show_arml_local_result=2019 | ||||||||||||||||||||

71 | ARML Power Contest | http://www.arml2.com/arml_2019/page/index.php?page_type=public&page=5&show_page=main_page | ||||||||||||||||||||

72 | AP Exam Calendar | apcentral.collegeboard.com/apc/public/exam/calendar/index.html | ||||||||||||||||||||

73 | Caltech Harvey Mudd Math Competition | chmmc.caltech.edu/ | ||||||||||||||||||||

74 | Del Mar Union School District Calendar | www.dmusd.org/Page/2 | ||||||||||||||||||||

75 | Math Kangaroo | http://www.mathkangaroo.com/mk/default.html | ||||||||||||||||||||

76 | PhysicsBowl | https://aapt.org/Programs/PhysicsBowl/ | ||||||||||||||||||||

77 | Poway Unified School District Calendar | www.powayusd.com/calendars/ | ||||||||||||||||||||

78 | PSAT/NMSQT | https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10 | ||||||||||||||||||||

79 | San Diego MATHCOUNTS | http://cspeef.org/competitions/san-diego/ | ||||||||||||||||||||

80 | San Diego Science Olympiad | https://sandiegoso.org/schedules.html | ||||||||||||||||||||

81 | San Diego Unified School District Calendar | www.sandi.net/calendar | ||||||||||||||||||||

82 | SAT Calendar | sat.collegeboard.org/register/sat-us-dates | ||||||||||||||||||||

83 | UCSD Applied Physics & Mathematics Seminar Room Schedules | http://www.math.ucsd.edu/announcements/seminar-room-schedules/ | ||||||||||||||||||||

84 | UCSD Calendars | http://blink.ucsd.edu/instructors/resources/academic/calendars/ | ||||||||||||||||||||

85 | US Holidays | www.timeanddate.com/holidays/us/ | ||||||||||||||||||||

86 | US Holidays (federal) | www.usa.gov/citizens/holidays.shtml | ||||||||||||||||||||

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