Governor's School 2000 - Math Elective Schedule
Schedule
This list presents what was covered and (hopefully) predicts what will be covered in the future.

 Date Topic Handouts/Labs Mon Jun 19 Class Introductions; Introduction to Modelling Properties: Purpose, Flexibility, Accuracy, Resolution, Cost, Sensitivity Lab 1 Introduction to MATLAB Tue Jun 20 The Modelling Process; Least Squares Fit Real World vs. Math World Lab 2 Least Squares Approximations Wed Jun 21 Compartment Model; Difference Equations (DEs) Simulation Blood Alcohol Levels Thu Jun 22 Solving DEs Lab 3 Difference Equations Solution to Challenge Fri Jun 23 Systems of DEs Lab 4 Systems of Difference Equations Mon Jun 26 Systems of DEs: solving and equilibrium Lab 5 Data Gathering for Chaos Tue Jun 27 Nonlinear DEs; Chaos and Fractals Lab 6 Chaos and Fractals Wed Jun 28 Game Theory; Basic Properties Lab 7 Game Strategies Thu Jun 29 Finding Optimal Strategies; Linear Programming NO LAB (Homework: analyzing Risk) Fri Jun 30 Markov Processes Lab 8 Markov Process for Risk Mon Jul 3 More Markov Processes; Small Group Projects NO OFFICIAL LAB (just Small Group Projects) Tue Jul 4 NO CLASS NO LAB Wed Jul 5 Field Trip to American Museum of Science and Energy Students pickup behind Humes at 10:45 NO LAB Thu Jul 6 Last bit about Markov Processes (Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors) Functions and Proportionality Finish Small Group Projects from Monday; Results for Best of Seven Results for Cootie Results for Risk Fri Jul 7 Functions and Waves; Fourier Series Lab 9 Building Functions Mon Jul 10 Waves and Music; Fourier Transform Lab 10 Fast Fourier Transform; Signal Processing Tue Jul 11 Motion: Gravity and Drag Lab 11 Projectile Motion Wed Jul 12 Field Trip to a Field for Study of Round and Flying Objects and the Digestion of Carbohydrates and other Semi-Nutrional Elements; Actually we went to a park, ate, threw apples at innocent kids; went to the mall and spent our parent's money and tried unsuccessfully to sneak into Shaft; and ate ice cream. NO LAB Thu Jul 13 Motion: Orbits Lab 12 Orbits Fri Jul 14 Fun and Games Final Thoughts