Mathnasium to Participate in Tech Trek 2016

Jun 20, 2016 | Folsom

Mathnasium, Sacramento Region, is delighted to be among the invited participants at Tech Trek 2016, to be held at the University of California, Davis campus, the week of July 11-15.  

Amber Foos, Director of Mathnasium of Fair Oaks, together with a team of Mathnasium instructors, will be leading a group of 94 middle school girls in a 90-minute program entitled "Why Math?".  The program will include teaching moments on such subjects as Pi, the Law of Large Numbers, trigonometric functions and the number zero.  The girls will engage in competitive problem solving and mental math, win prizes, and hear personal testimonies from Mathnasium instructors.     

 

About Tech Trek

Tech Trek is a Science and Math Camp for 8th grade girls, who gain self-confidence and experience in a variety of STEM subjects while living in dormitories on campus for a week. A project of the American Association of University Women, Tech Trek has been inspiring middle school girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math since 1998.  

The American Association of University Women is the leading advocate for gender equity in American academia.  AAUW California has nearly 13,000 members in 140 branches statewide. 

See http://www.aauw-techtrek.org/index.php for more information about Tech Trek.

See http://www.aauw-ca.org/index.cfm?go=pages.view&parent=311&pagesid=311 for more information about the American Association of University Women.