2005 Supercomputing Challenge Summer Teachers' Institute Schedule

Monday, July 11th

(no Starlogo or Java yet)

Tuesday 12,

Kickoff, Abstract Due

Wednesday 13

 

 

 

Thursday 14

Interim due

Friday 15,

Interim Judging

8:00 STI Overview

Betsy Frederick,

Celia Einhorn

8:00 - Kickoff,

Abstract, Important Dates

Choose 3 good 3 bad abstracts from 04-05

Betsy

Unix Lecture

David Kratzer

WebCT

Nick Bennett & Crew

WebCT

8:45 Rick Scott, Professor, NMSU, Keynote

 

9:00 Dr. Knight and Rep. Gloria Vaughn

Project Development: Abstract, Technical Writing

Celia

Choose a topic from the list

Write abstract & upload to WebCT

Project Development:

Research on Project

Project Development:

Interim, Technical Writing

Project Development:

Exploration of Web Resources

9:45 Cookies & Conversation

9:45 Cookies & Conversation

9:45 Cookies & Conversation

9:45 Cookies & Conversation

9:45 Cookies & Conversation

10:00 Puzzling Data Betsy, Celia

10:00 Guiding

Student Research Chapter 1 Celia

10:00 Guiding

Student Research Chapter 2 Betsy

10:00 Guiding

Student Research Chapter 3 Celia

10:00 Guiding

Student Research Chapter 4 Betsy

10:45 What is Computational Science? Nick Bennett

lay the foundation

Mathematical Modeling

Nick, Betsy

Exponential, logistic & other growth patterns

Mathematical Modeling

Nick, Betsy

Algorithms

Mathematical Modeling

Nick, Betsy

Starlogo models demoed

Interim Judging of Projects

11:30 - 1 Lunch

11:30 - 1 Lunch

11:30 - 1 Lunch

11:30 - 1 Lunch

11:30 - 1 Lunch

1:00 Introduction to Inquiry Facilitators

Russ Fisher-Ives / Paul Stephenson

2:00 Paper Catchers

Introduction to spreadsheets (2 sections)

Betsy/ Nick

1:00                  Starlogo

Playground turtles w/ chalk or turn & walk.

Show Starlogo model (turn & walk)

Painted turtles starlogo activity

1:00                 Java                

Eratosthenes sieve

1:00         Java models demoed

 

Select a platform for your project

StarLogo track with Dale & Betsy

   OR

JAVA track with Nick & David

3:00 Break

3:00 Break

3:00 Break

3:00 Break

3:00 Break

3:15 Introduction to Spreadsheets

continued.

Nick Bennett

Project

Development: Teams with support

Project

Development

Project

Development

Optional

Trip to Sun Spot

4:45 Assessment & Reflections

4:45 Assessment & Reflections

 

Optional New Mexico Space Museum & IMAX Theatre

4:45 Assessment & Reflections

4:45 Assessment & Reflections

 

6:00 BBQ

Albert's

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Optional: Saturday July 16th Trinity Site Tour - 60th Anniversary of Nuclear Bomb.

Transportation Choices:

1) The Chamber of Commerce motorcoach for 1 and one-half hour drive; cost is $25.00.

2) Drive out there yourself or car pool, driving; cost gas.

Starts at 6:30AM at the Otero County Fairgrounds parking lot.

Mandatory: picture ID , there is no stopping along the way allowed.

Sun blocker and sun glasses are in order.

The tour will leave the site at 12:30 to be back in Alamogordo by 2:00pm.

 

 

Monday 18

Tuesday 19

Wednesday 20

Thursday 21,

Final Reports

Friday 22,

Final Presentations

8:00 - Star Logo or JAVA track

Star Logo or JAVA track

Star Logo or JAVA track

Star Logo or JAVA track

Siemens Westinghouse Computation

Betsy

8:15 Measurement and Analysis

9:45 - Break

9:45 - Break

9:45 - Break

9:45 - Break

9:45 - Break

10:00 Measurement and Analysis, Susan Hoban

10:00 Measurement and Analysis

10:00

Measurement and Analysis

10 - Measurement and Analysis

10 Final Touches on Projects

10:45 WebCT Scavenger Hunt

WebCT Threaded Discussions

WebCT White Board

WebCT Mentor Support

11 Final Presentations and Judging

11:30 - 1 Lunch

11:30 - 1 Lunch

11:30 - 1 Lunch

11:30 - 1 Lunch

11:30 - 1 Lunch

1:00 - Guiding

Student Research Chapter 5 Celia

Guiding

Student Research Chapter 6 Betsy

1:00 - Guiding

Student Research Chapter 7 Celia

1:00 - Guiding

Student Research Chapter 8 Betsy

Final Assessment and Awards Ceremony

2:00 - StarLogo or JAVA track

2:00 - StarLogo or JAVA track

2:00 - StarLogo or JAVA track

2:00 - StarLogo or JAVA track

 

3:00 Break

3:00 Break

3:00 Break

3:00 Break

 

3:15 Project Development

3:15 Project Development

3:15 Project Development

3:15 Project Development

 

4:45 Assessment/

Reflections

 

4:45 Assessment/

Reflections

4:45 Assessment/

Reflections

 

Optional Full moon stroll - White Sands Admission $3

4:45 Assessment/

Reflections

 

6:30 Banquet - Lodge

in Cloudcroft

 

 

 

 

Monday 25

Tuesday 26

Wednesday 27

Thursday 28

 

Friday 29

8:00 - WebCT

Follow Up

WebCT

Follow Up

WebCT

Follow Up

WebCT

Follow Up

WebCT

Follow Up

http://salsa.nmsu.edu/

 

 

 

 

Course Homepage

Evaluation Tool

Discussions

Resources

White Board