Tentative Schedule for High School Institute

Day Sessions
Monday

Morning:
Is It a Small World After All?: Surface Area and Quadratic Functions
Sunny Day: Creating Smarter Balanced Aligned Performance Tasks

Afternoon:
Tesla's Ludicrous Mode: Introducing Integrals
Watermelons & Tetrahedrons: Understanding Volumes by Slicing

or

Will I Make a Million in the NFL?: Introduction to Conditional Probability
Moneyball: Using Simulation to Make Decisions
Lucky Day: Expected Value

Tuesday

Morning:
Smoothie Economics: Exploring Rational Functions
Shower Power: Creating Smarter Balanced Aligned Performance Tasks

Afternoon:
Does Instantaneous Velocity Even Exist?: Introducing Derivatives
Population and Economic Disparity: Applications of the Second Derivative

or

Is There a Better Way to Make Honeycomb?: Angle Proofs
Fake News?: Evaluating Statistical Claims in the News

Wednesday

Morning:
US Census Data: Exponential Functions
Current Math Research: Guest Lecture by UCLA Faculty

Afternoon:
US Census Data: An Introduction to Logistic Growth

or

Going Fishing: What Makes a Good Sample?
Leading Questions: Exploring Response Bias

Thursday

Morning:
Car Payments: Polynomial Equations and Geometric Series
The Ants Go Marching: Creating Smarter Balanced Aligned Performance Tasks

Afternoon:
Mathematizing Your Personal Signature: A Novel Application of the Derivative

or

When is the Baby Coming?: Exploring the Normal Curve