How many different batting orders are possible for nine baseball players? It’s probably more than you think. How does a GPS device figure out the fastest route? We’ll look at weighted graphs to find out. Through puzzles, games, and other activities, students will explore combinatorics, a mathematical field fundamental to probability and computer science. Prepare to be amazed and to amaze others with your knowledge of the math behind choices and possibilities!
About Online Your Extraordinary Saturday (YES)
For Students In Grades 1 – 4
MITY’s online learning program for talented younger students features inquiry-based classes covering a range of high interest topics. Students are grouped by age (1st/2nd and 3rd/4th) to ensure the appropriate level of challenge. Each class contains four synchronous learning sessions, hands-on activities and ways to extend learning at home. In addition, one week of each session is used exclusively for social emotional development and fun community building activities.