Campus hosts annual Math Options program

May 18, 2004

Seventh grade girls from more than a dozen area junior high and middle schools converged recently at Penn State DuBois for the annual Math Options program. The goal of the program is to give the participants a chance to see how expertise in math and science can lead to many interesting career opportunities. Student participants in Math Options visited a variety of workshops and worked in teams to accomplish tasks that required math skills. Volunteers from Penn State DuBois, University Park, and the greater DuBois area presented information on a variety of topics, ranging from marketing to soil investigation, examining bugs to designing a playground, evaluating bear habitat to analyzing the sugar content in sweets.
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