Shortcut to M3 Success

Have you waited until the last minute to prepare?

In just a few hours (or less) you can be ready to tackle the problem! 
Do any or all of these to prep your team for the Challenge:

Watch the “What is Math Modeling?” video series

SEVEN VIDEOS @
3 MINUTES EACH
= 21 MINUTES

Watch the “Teaching Math Modeling” video series

THREE VIDEOS @    9 MINUTES EACH   = 27 MINUTES

Read the winning solutions posted from the most recent Challenge

SEVERAL @
20 MINUTES EACH

Read the judge perspective after perusing solutions

SEVERAL @
20 MINUTES
EACH

Read the Official Rules and Guidelines. This will help you keep the most important things to consider over Challenge weekend fresh in your mind and keep you from making avoidable mistakes

ABOUT
10 MINUTES

Review the Tips and Guidance page, particularly the advice from various perspectives, most of which pertains to Challenge weekend

ABOUT
10 MINUTES

Plan your work time for Challenge weekend—what is a good time-frame for your team? Plan for snacks, needed devices and programs, etc. 

(TEAM GROUP CHAT, ANYONE?)

Review Math Modeling: Getting started and Getting Solutions handbook and its associated flashcards for the modeling process (freely downloadable online) 

60+ MINUTES

Complete the parental consent—before Challenge weekend!

1 MINUTE

Technical Computing??? If you want to be eligible for an additional distinction – the new M3 Technical Computing Scholarship Award will go to teams who outstandingly use a programming platform other than MS Excel.  Review or download  Math Modeling: Computing and Communicating to nail it!    

60+ MINUTES

   

 

 

 

TOTAL = LESS THAN 4 HOURS!