Adventures in Math Modeling

hosted by the Math Modeling Hub in partnership with the MAA

Adventures in Math Modelin, Episode 1: A Conversation with M3C Modelers

Episode 1: A Conversation with M3C Modelers

Aired: June 30, 2020

Student finalists from the 2020 MathWorks Math Modeling Challenge will discuss how they used mathematical modeling to establish a plan for transitioning trucks from diesel fuel to electric power. Additional insights about their experience and advice for future M3 Challenge participants will be shared.

Adventures in Math Modelin, Episode 2: How can math modeling engage students online?

Episode 2: How can math modeling engage students online?

Aired: August 4, 2020

Math modeling offers distinct opportunities and unique challenges, especially online. Get ready to discuss insights for engaging students with modeling experiences with our panel of teachers representing a range of grade levels.

Adventures in Math Modelin, Episode 2: How can math modeling engage students online?

Episode 3: Fish, Sandcastles, Soccer, and Water Bottles: Leveraging Contests to Integrate Mathematical Modeling

Aired: September 22, 2020

The Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications offers international mathematical modeling contest opportunities for high school and undergraduate students. Recent contest problems have addressed herring and mackerel migration, optimal sandcastle shapes, soccer team dynamics, and plastic water bottle bans.