MathWorks Math Modeling (M3) Challenge spotlights applied mathematics as a powerful problem-solving tool and as a viable and exciting profession. Participating students are encouraged to explore and bolster their mathematical modeling knowhow to position themselves for success. The specific real-world problem that is posed each year is unknown to participants until they login during Challenge weekend. The Challenge is entirely internet-based with no registration or participation fees. High schools in the US (including US territories and DoDEA schools) may enter up to two teams of three to five junior and/or senior students; homeschool and cyberschool students may also participate. Winners receive scholarship prizes totaling $100,000.
Deadlines: February 22, 2019, 4 p.m. (ET), registration closes; March 2–4, 2019, Challenge weekend; see website for additional dates
The Regeneron Science Talent Search (Regeneron STS) is the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science competition for high school seniors. The competition provides a forum for original research that is recognized and reviewed by a national jury of professional scientists.
Carry the Two pulls back the curtain to reveal the mathematical and statistical gears that turn the world. An initiative of the Institute for Mathematical and Statistical Innovation, the podcast presents unique perspectives from the fields of mathematics and statistics and uses stories to convey how mathematical research drives the world around us.
Founded by a former math teacher and school leader, Black Girls Love Math (BGLM) uses a research-based approach to create an engaging, encouraging, and culturally conscious space for Black girls to explore and discover math.