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Welcome to the conference celebrating of 30 years of NCMATYC
  • A link to the printed program is here.
  • Be sure to attend a NCMATYC SLACK session and use SLACK during the conference.
  • There are 15 twenty minute sessions - check the schedule for rooms 229 and 322.
  • Be sure to attend one IMPACT session on Friday at noon.
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Thursday, March 8 • 11:00am - 11:45am
By Land, By Sea, By Air...Plastics are Everywhere

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Presentation of a mini-module in which students will investigate the impact of plastics on the environment. Students will use statistics, geometry and conversions, probability and other topics covered in MAT 143 to analyze a real world current event.

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Alana Baird

Lecturer, Appalachian State University
I teach a general education quantitative literacy course for non-STEM majors, so I work mainly with freshman and students who often dislike math. I am interested in mathematical modeling, real world applications of mathematics, utilizing technology to assist in problem solving, sustainability... Read More →

Sharareh Nikbakht

Appalachian State University

Thursday March 8, 2018 11:00am - 11:45am
Room 220

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