Math Marvels: Explorations for Curious Minds

Math Marvels: Explorations for Curious Minds

Date(s) & Location(s):
June 9 - 14, 2024 in Durham, NC
Grades Eligible:
Rising  7th 8th 9th
Course Description:

Are you a math enthusiast searching for more engaging challenges? While understanding fractions is crucial, have you ever explored a simple method for handling sevenths? Have you encountered intriguing unsolved problems such as Twin Primes and Goldbach Conjectures? Did you know mathematicians play a pivotal role in shaping electoral districts, impacting political representation and fairness?

This camp is designed for the math-curious, offering a blend of exploration and enjoyment across various mathematical domains. 

Join us for an enriching experience that will set you on a path of continued mathematical discovery in the years ahead.

Dilip Barman
About The Instructor:

Dilip Barman has a degree in applied math from Johns Hopkins University and master’s degrees from Brown University and Marist College in computer science. He has taught fun math summer camps at NCSSM since 2020 and has taught other classes and given seminars at NCSSM dating back to 2004. Dilip teaches elementary through high school math through a school he helped to found, Mathematics Institute of the Triangle. He teaches math circle classes at UNC and, online, at Stanford University. He has taught math at a number of middle schools and math literacy at the college level. He tutors a number of students starting from Kindergarten through college. He loves sharing the joy of math with folks he is lucky enough with whom to work.