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ITT Dublin Mathsweek activites for their Students

In the college we will be posting a ‘Maths Fact of the Day ‘ each day on the display screens. In addition there will be several activities that students can win prizes for: 1. ‘Puzzle of the Day’ A puzzle will be displayed on the college information screens for each day of Maths Week 2011. Students can enter solution for the competition to the competition entries box at the reception desk in the college foyer. A prize will be awarded for one correct answer to each days puzzle. 2. Maths Week ’mini- lecture’ competition. To enter students have to prepare a 5 minute lecture around the theme of ‘Maths in the Real World’. Students submit the 5-10 minute lecture either by submitting a powerpoint presentation to or hand written/typed overhead transparencies to the Engineering Office. The closing time for entries is 13.00 Wednesday 19th October ( which is the middle of Maths Week) The mini-lectures will then be judged, and a selection of the students will be invited to present their lectures at lunchtime Friday (13.00- 14.00) and a prize will be awarded to the best delivered lecture overall . The puzzle and Maths Fact of the day will also be displayed on the screens in South Dublin library in Tallaght.
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  • Audience: Third Level Students
  • Location: Dublin
When Oct 14, 2011 09:00 AM to
Oct 21, 2011 02:00 AM
Where IT Tallaght
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In  the college  we will be posting a ‘Maths Fact of the Day ‘  each day on the display screens. In addition there will be  several activities that students can win prizes for:
 

1.       ‘Puzzle of the Day’  A puzzle will be displayed on the college information screens for each day of Maths Week 2011. Students can enter solution for the competition to the competition entries box at the reception desk in the college foyer. A prize   will be awarded for one correct answer to each days puzzle.

2.       Maths Week  ’mini- lecture’ competition.  To enter students   have to prepare a  5 minute lecture  around the theme  of ‘Maths in the Real World’.  Students  submit the  5-10 minute lecture  either  by submitting a powerpoint  presentation  to or  hand written/typed  overhead transparencies to the Engineering Office. The closing time for entries is 13.00 Wednesday 19th October ( which is the middle of Maths Week)   The mini-lectures will  then be judged, and  a selection of the students will be invited to  present their lectures at lunchtime Friday (13.00- 14.00)  and a  prize will be awarded to the best delivered lecture overall .

The puzzle and Maths Fact of the day will also be displayed on the screens in South Dublin library in Tallaght.