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MPATE Day 2018

High school teachers who have students interested in STEM fields can make plans to attend Morehead State University's Department of Mathematics and Physics will host its 25th annual Mathematics, Physics and Advanced Technology Exploration (MPATE) Day on Wednesday, Nov. 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The event is a special showcase of mathematics, computer science, physics and engineering technology. Students will collaborate with their peers from other schools, working in teams to participate in STEM-related learning activities at various locations on campus. Prizes will be awarded to the highest-scoring teams, and teachers will be invited to observe and discuss the explorations with activity leaders.

Registration

The deadline to register for MPATE Day is Sunday, Oct. 21. However, if you miss the deadline but still wish to attend, call 606-783-2930 to see if arrangements can be made.
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There is a registration fee of $6 per student which covers a continental breakfast and a light lunch that will be provided. Checks should be made payable to "Morehead State University Math Department" and should be sent to:

Denise Patrick, ADS
Mathematics and Physics
Lappin Hall Ste. 105
Morehead State University
Morehead, KY, 40351


Busses should access campus through the east entrance by Dairy Queen and should drop students off at the Little Bell Tower in front of the Camden-Carroll Library. Busses will park at the overflow lot behind Dairy Queen across US 60 until the event is over.

Group photos will be taken on arrival. Upon arrival, teachers should take students to Button Auditorium for check-in, where they can pick up their name badges and team assignments and have breakfast.
 

Schedule of events

  • Check-in and breakfast, 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m., Button Auditorium
  • Exploration activities, 9 a.m. to noon, various locations
  • Lunch, noon to 1 p.m., Button Drill Room
  • Awards, 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Button Auditorium
  • Departure, 1:30 p.m.

For more information, contact Denise Patrick, Academic Department Specialist for the Department of Mathematics and Physics, at 606-783-2930 or email dt.patrick@moreheadstate.edu.
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