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Elementary School Outreach

Date of Visit

July 1st, 2011

Algebra Summer Academy

This Summer Algebra Academy gives the students a "head start" on Algebra by teaching them the first five Algebra Standards.  We also try to teach them how to be productive math students.  There is a lot of critical thinking, problem solving, math talk, justification of answers and processes, etc.  We also try to build a "college mind set" since this might be the first time these students (and their parents) think about college.  That's why we are taking them on these college field trips.  We also have an activity called Math Moments where everyday someone from the community comes to the class and gives a 10-15 minute presentation about how they use math in their jobs.

Students participated in campus tour, had lunch at the UC, math department activity, math base activity with engineering students, and welcome remark from Dean Beck.

September 23rd, 2010

Hazelton Academy Center for the Talented

At the Academic Center for the Talented, Gifted and Talented (GATE) and high potential students learn in flexible academic settings featuring multi-age grouping and flexible schedules. Opportunities to apply both traditional academic skills and unique talents are fostered through project-based learning, interactive classroom activities, art presentations, public performances, science experiments, academic competitions, student publications, and full process writing integrated across the disciplines.

Students toured the campus, admissions presentation, had school of education activity based on social sciences, and toured the campus.

Oct. 27th, 2010

McKinley Elementary

Students had a campus tour, made root beer with the chemistry department, and had tour from education students.

April 26th, 2011

River Oaks   Elementary

July 23rd, 2010

Teen Effect Summer Program/Sacramento City College/SCORA

Students from the TESP had a "Be College Ready"presentation in the School of education, received a presentation from the Business School, Engineering department lab demonstration, and campus tour.

February 17, 2011

PS7 Elementary School 5th grade

Fifth graders participated in hands on activities with the physics department, drills with athletics, eat their lunch on campus, and had a campus tour.