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2 | San Diego Math Circle 2015-2016 Schedule UNDER CONSTRUCTION | |||||||||||||||||||

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

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

6 | Saturday Date | Cognitive Science Bldg. Room 001 | Cognitive Science Bldg. Room 002 | Cognitive Science Bldg. Room 004 | Appl. Physics & Math. Bldg. Room B402A | Sunday Date | Appl. Physics & Math. Bldg. Room B402A and/or B412 | |||||||||||||

7 | Sep-26 | 8:30AM Opening session in 108 Peterson Hall for all groups, including students, parents, and instructors. Students will be escorted to classes from Peterson Hall; parents will remain for a parent meeting: | Sep-27 | |||||||||||||||||

8 | Scientific Notation Irina Kufareva UCSD | Introduction to Number Theory Casimir Kothari | Divide and Conquer Multiplication Janine LoBue Tiefenbruck UCSD | Fields Mark Tiefenbruck Ctr. for Comm. Research | ||||||||||||||||

9 | Oct-3 | Mathematical Logic Mihai Azimioara Novartis | Puzzles Hao Ye UCSD | Math for Coriolis Force Samuel Shen SDSU / SIO | Isoperimetric Inequality Lei Ni UCSD Mathematics | Oct-4 | Computer Science Sue Young | SAT verified | ||||||||||||

10 | Oct-10 | Some Sum Formulas Jacob Zhang | Euclidean Vectors David W. Brown SDMC Location change: CSB 004 | Combinatorics Zika Perovic Mira Costa College Location change: CSB 002 | Oct-11 | The Physics of Gravity: Physics Essentials David W. Brown | ||||||||||||||

11 | Oct-17 | Numbers and Operators, Part 1 Mihai Azimioara Novartis | Introduction to Number Theory Casimir Kothari Location change: CSB 004 | Irrationality and Continued Fractions David W. Brown SDMC Location change: CSB 002 | Oct-18 | Computer Science Sue Young | ||||||||||||||

12 | Oct-24 | Numbers and Operators, Part 2 Mihai Azimioara Novartis | Games! Shannon Rogers Art of Problem Solving | Trigonometry and Complex Numbers Tristan Pollner | Mock UCSD Honors Contest | Oct-25 | The Physics of Gravity: A little Galileo, a little Newton David W. Brown | ACT verified | ||||||||||||

13 | Oct-31 | AMC 8 Preparation David Balmin | Introduction to Number Theory Darren Edmonds Location change: CSB 004 | Combinatorial Geometry Deven Ware Art of Problem Solving Location change: CSB 002 | Nov-1 | Computer Science Sue Young | ||||||||||||||

14 | Nov-7 | Math Mania Carolyn Swayze | AMC 8 Preparation David Balmin | Diophantine Equations Jonathan Xia | Symmetric Functions Mark Tiefenbruck Ctr. for Comm. Research | Nov-8 | AMC 8 Workshop Kevin Ren, Tristan Shin, Daniel Sun, Jacob Zhang | SAT verified | ||||||||||||

15 | Fall ARML Power Contest Takes 45min and will take place AFTER the usual Saturday morning activities in the AP&M. | |||||||||||||||||||

16 | Nov-14 | No Fermat Activity 6th graders join SDML I >>> | San Diego Math League I Middle School Division (B) | San Diego Math League I High School Division (A) | Nov-15 | Computer Science Sue Young | ||||||||||||||

17 | Nov-17 | AMC8 The AMC8 will be held on a TUESDAY evening on the UCSD campus. This is a sign-up event; see SDMC's Event page here for details. | AMC 8 verified | |||||||||||||||||

18 | Nov-21 | Thanksgiving Break | Nov-22 | Caltech Harvey Mudd Mathematics Competition | verified | |||||||||||||||

19 | Nov-28 | Thanksgiving Break | Nov-29 | Thanksgiving Break | ||||||||||||||||

20 | Dec-5 | The Euler Characteristic Yana Mohanty | A Review of the 2015 AMC 8 Jacob Zhang | Topic TBA Palmer Mebane Art of Problem Solving | Dec-6 | The Physics of Gravity: Rotation David W. Brown | SAT verified | |||||||||||||

21 | Dec-12 | Symmetry and Group Theory Mihai Azimioara Novartis | Introduction to Number Theory Casimir Kothari | Topic TBA Po-Shen Loh Carnegie Mellon Location: Ledden Auditorium (HSS 2250) | Dec-13 | no class | ACT verified | |||||||||||||

22 | Special Event for Mixed Audience Po-Shen Loh, Carnegie Mellon University 2:00pm - 3:30pm Location: Ledden Auditorium (HSS 2250) | |||||||||||||||||||

23 | Dec-19 | Winter Break | Dec-20 | |||||||||||||||||

24 | Dec-26 | Winter Break | Dec-27 | |||||||||||||||||

25 | Note that a number of information items possibly affecting the schedule in 2016 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-2 | Jan-3 | ||||||||||||||||||

27 | Jan-9 | The frieze dance and other adventures in symmetry Yana Mohanty | Introduction to Number Theory Darren Edmonds | Dimensional Analysis Samuel Shen SDSU and SIO | Jan-10 | Computer Science Sue Young | ||||||||||||||

28 | Jan-16 | Ancient Number Systems David W. Brown SDMC | Topics in Algebra I (Functional Equations) Tristan Shin | Topics in Algebra I (Functional Equations) Kevin Ren | AMC 10/12 Preparation David Balmin | Jan-17 | The Physics of Gravity: Kepler's Laws David W. Brown | |||||||||||||

29 | Jan-23 | Geometric Arithmetic David W. Brown | Topics in Algebra II (Inequalities) Kevin Ren | Topics in Algebra II (Inequalities) Tristan Shin | Mock UCSD Honors Contest | Jan-24 | F=ma Competition | SAT verified | ||||||||||||

30 | Jan-30 | No Fermat Activity 6th graders join SDML II >>> | San Diego Math League II Middle School Division (B) | San Diego Math League II High School Division (A) | Jan-31 | Computer Science Sue Young | ||||||||||||||

31 | Mathemagics Arthur Benjamin, Harvey Mudd College Location: Peterson Hall, Room 108 Time: 2:00pm - AFTERNOON Dr. Benjamin is both a professor of mathematics and a magician; he creates a dynamic presentation suitable for all audiences, where he demonstrates and explains his secrets for performing rapid mental calculations faster than a calculator. . | |||||||||||||||||||

32 | Feb-2 | AMC10A & AMC12A The AMC10A and AMC12A will be held on a TUESDAY evening on the UCSD campus. This is a sign-up event; see SDMC's Event page here for details. | AMC 10/12 A verified | |||||||||||||||||

33 | Feb-6 | Wallpapers and Tilings David W. Brown | MATHCOUNTS Jeopardy! Carolyn Swayze | no class | no class | Feb-7 | Winter ARML Power Contest Takes 45min and will begin near 1:30pm | Division B Science Olympiad verified | ACT verified | Power Contest verified | ||||||||||

34 | Feb-13 | no class | Feb-14 | no class | ||||||||||||||||

35 | Feb-17 | AMC10B & AMC12 B The AMC10B and AMC 12B will be held on a WEDNESDAY evening on the UCSD campus. This is a sign-up event; see SDMC's Event page here for details: http://www.sdmathcircle.org/index.php?page=amc-10-12-B | AMC 10/12 B verified | |||||||||||||||||

36 | Feb-20 | Geometry I David W. Brown | Mock MATHCOUNTS Tristan Shin and Jacob Zhang | no class | no class | Feb-21 | Computer Science Sue Young | Division C Science Olympiad verified | ||||||||||||

37 | Feb-27 | Geometry II David W. Brown | No Euler Activity Due to San Diego Chapter MATHCOUNTS | AIME Preparation Samer Seraj, AoPS | Feb-28 | The Physics of Gravity: Gravity on Large Scales David W. Brown | MATHCOUNTS verified | |||||||||||||

38 | Mar-3 | AIME I The AIME I will be held on a THURSDAY evening on the UCSD campus. This is a sign-up event; see SDMC's Event page here for details. | AIME I verified | |||||||||||||||||

39 | Mar-5 | Geometry III David W. Brown | A USAMTS Problem Kevin Ren | Great Expectations for Probability Jonathan Xia and Jacob Zhang | Mar-6 | Computer Science Sue Young | SAT verified | |||||||||||||

40 | Mar-12 | Using Math to UnderstandHow Populations Grow Scott Rifkin, UCSD | Polynomials David W. Brown | Expected Number of Tears and Tantrums Paul Zeitz University of San Francisco | Mar-13 | The Physics of Gravity: Gravity Waves David W. Brown | ||||||||||||||

41 | Mar-16 | AIME II The AIME II will be held on a WEDNESDAY evening on the UCSD campus. This is a sign-up event; see SDMC's Event page here for details: http://www.sdmathcircle.org/index.php?page=aime | AIME II verified | |||||||||||||||||

42 | Mar-17 | Math Kangaroo (grades 1 - 12) Math Kangaroo will be held on a THURSDAY evening in the Applied Physics and Mathematics Building of UCSD. | MK verified | |||||||||||||||||

43 | Mar-19 | Cryptography Rachana Madhukara | Introduction to Number Theory Casimir Kothari | Generating Fun with Combo Series Kevin Ren | USAMO Preparation Tristan Shin and Jacob Zhang | Mar-20 | USPhO Semifinal | USPhO verified | ||||||||||||

44 | Mar-26 | No instructional classes for any ability groups on this date. | San Diego Math Olympiad Middle School Division (B) | San Diego Math Olympiad High School Division (A) | Mar-27 | World Youth Mathematics League | NOT verified | |||||||||||||

45 | Apr-2 | 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. | Apr-3 | |||||||||||||||||

46 | Apr-9 | Apr-10 | AAPT PhysicsBowl (date estimated) | ACT verified | PhysicsBowl NOT verified | |||||||||||||||

47 | Apr-16 | UCSD Honors Math Contest (date estimated) | Apr-17 | ACT | ||||||||||||||||

48 | Apr-19 | USA(J)MO Day 1 Tuesday, April 19 | verified | |||||||||||||||||

49 | Apr-20 | USA(J)MO Day 2 Wednesday, April 20 | verified | |||||||||||||||||

50 | Apr-23 | ARML Local Saturday or Sunday | Apr-24 | ARML Local Saturday or Sunday | ARML Local Sat 4/26 or Sun 4/27 | NOT verified | ||||||||||||||

51 | Apr-30 | ARML Team Practice | ||||||||||||||||||

52 | May-7 | ARML Team Practice | SAT verified | UCSD Transfer Admit Day | ||||||||||||||||

53 | May-14 | ARML Team Practice | ||||||||||||||||||

54 | May-21 | ARML Team Practice | Middle School Math Field Day | |||||||||||||||||

55 | May-28 | Memorial Day Weekend - No Activity (Memorial Day in 2016 is Monday, May 30) | Mem. Day 5/30 | |||||||||||||||||

56 | Jun-1 | ALL RETURNING STUDENTS FINALIZE THEIR SDMC MEMBERSHIP DOCUMENT UPDATES (Students should be updating incrementally all year.) The Liability Wiaver for the 2016-2017 season will be distributed at least by this date, and probably sooner. | ||||||||||||||||||

57 | Jun-3 | 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 | |||||||||||||||||

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59 | Jun-11 | Jun-12 | All-SDMC Year-End Picnic Sunday, June 12 | |||||||||||||||||

60 | 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. | ||||||||||||||||||

61 | 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". | ||||||||||||||||||

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

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

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

67 | American Regions Math League (ARML) | www.arml.com/arml_development/page/index.php?page_type=public&page=home | ||||||||||||||||||

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

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

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

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

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

73 | PhysicsBowl | http://www3.delta.edu/michaelfaleski/physicsbowl/ | ||||||||||||||||||

74 | PSAT/NMSQT | http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/psat/reg/dates.html | ||||||||||||||||||

75 | San Diego Science Olympiad | http://www.sandiegoso.org/schedules.html | ||||||||||||||||||

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

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

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

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

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

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

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