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Mathletics Event Announcement

Rules Registration Form Parental Consent Form Practice questions

2017 Event Report and Pictures

Event Details 

Who:     ... Individual students only.

    • Junior - grades 5 & 6
    • Senior - grades 7 & 8

Where:     Note new location

University of Guelph

50 Stone Rd. E., Guelph, ON N1G 2W1

Richards Building

Room: RICH 2520

 

When:

March 24,  2018

8:00 am. to 12:00 pm.

Registration:

Send forms by March 17, 2018

    1. Registration Form

    2. Parental Consent Form

Email to:      wro@peo.on.ca  or
FAX to:        519-661-3056

Cost:             It's Free!  

  • Suggested Donation: 
    2 non-perishable items for the food bank

  • Lunch will not be provided.

What to bring:

  • Calculator (with square root key)
  • pencil/pen
  • paper 

Do you want to design new computers, cars, appliances, airplanes, rockets, space shuttles, nuclear reactors, buildings etc. or become a scientist like Einstein?

Math is a skill needed to accomplish your dreams.

With your hard work and creativity you could one day become the Einstein of this millennium.

Mathletics 2018 will be conducted in an auditorium and all guests/parents will be able to watch the students in action. Questions will be projected on a screen and the students will respond using the remote/clickers. Results and answers will also be displayed on a large screen. Competition will be fast paced and students will be rewarded for answering faster than their colleagues.

Competition level

  1. Senior Level — Students enrolled in grades 7 and 8
  2. Junior Level — Students enrolled in grades 5 and 6

CASH PRIZES will be awarded to the best three (3) students in each age level.

 

RULES

Registration in each event is limited to the first thirty five (35) students.
To avoid disappointment, please encourage students to register early.

Objective

  1. To create a passion in the application of mathematics in solving day-to-day scientific and engineering problems.
  2. To create an interest in active thinking and problem solving.
  3. To introduce different facets of mathematics.
  4. To provide hands-on experience in engineering problem solving.
  5. It is the earnest desire of the organizing committee to conduct this competition in an entertaining and friendly manner.

Eligibility, Testing standard and Prizes

  1. All full time students registered in Ontario Curriculum Schools are eligible.
  2. Questions are designed to reflect the Ontario Curriculum level
  3. Questions relate to the application of mathematics to science and engineering.
  4. Some questions will be based on topics introduced during the competition.
  5. First, second and third prizes will be awarded in each level.
  6. Prior year Mathletic Champions will not be allowed to compete in the same category

Registration

  1. Registration will be on a first come first served basis.
  2. Approximately thirty-five (35) students will be registered for each level. Additional applicants will be wait-listed.
  3. There is no limit on number of students from each school.
  4. Download the  Registration Form and the Parental Consent Form.
  5. Normally a school teacher will register the students in his/her class. If a school does not participate, parents or guardians of interested students may register directly with a properly filled in registration form.
  6. Before March 17, 2018, email or fax the Registration Form and the Parental Consent Form
    to  wro@peo.on.ca  or  FAX:519-661-3056

Competition format

  1. Both Senior and Junior levels are individual events.
  2. Each level of the competition will have two rounds:
    • Round 1 - Introductory Round – Warm up questions
    • Round 2 - Challenge Round – Fast paced challenging questions
  3. All participants are required to participate in both rounds.
  4. Questions will be projected on a large screen.
  5. Each participant will be provided with a numbered wireless Clicker.
  6. The wireless Clicker will be used by the student to enter their answers.
  7. A computer will record all responses and compile the marks.
  8. Students are required to bring and use aids like calculators, paper, and pens.
  9. Cell phones or any device capable of telecommunication are not permitted.
  10. Latecomers will not be allowed to join.

Scoring

  1. Marks from Round 1 and Round 2 will be added together.
  2. Marks will not be deducted for wrong answers or unanswered questions.
  3. More difficult questions will be worth more points.
  4. In the event of a tie, it will not be broken; instead the prize money will be split.

General

  1. This contest will be conducted in English only.
  2. A panel of adjudicators will resolve all disputes. Their decisions are final and binding.
  3. Teachers, parents, guardians and their guests are welcome to attend the event and cheer the participants. The competition will be held in an auditorium. Guests will be able to witness the whole event and see the participants in action.
  4. Teachers, parents, guardians and their guests are not to assist or interfere with the participants.
  5. Space is limited for the audience. Entry is on a first come first served basis.
  6. Food and drinks are not permitted inside the auditorium.
  7. A student without proper registration will not be permitted to participate in the competition.
  8. Practice Questions are posted on our website.

  

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