2018 KSEA National Math and Science Competition – April 7 (Sat)

National Mathematics & Science Competition 2018 Information

Date: April 07, 2018 (Saturday) nationwide

12:00 pm Check in and registration

12:30 pm Orientation

1:00 pm Competition starts

  • Seminar for parents “Educating the Whole Person”
  • Science demo for students “Robotics and Remote Systems – Past, Present, and Future”
Qualification: 4th – 11th grade students from the United States
Online Registration: 02/05/2018 ~ 04/03/2018 11:59 PM (ET), https://ksea.org/nmsc/registration.asp

Choose “Chicagoland” to register online.

KSEA-CHI Registration fee:

  • Math: $30 (online) $40 (on-site)
  • Physics: $10 (online or on-site)
  • KSEA members receive $5 discount on Math only, either online or on-site
Location: Northwestern University

Technological Institute LR3

2145 Sheridan Rd, Evanston IL 60202

Exam and Duration Math:
4-8 grades: 60 min with 30 questions
9-11 grades: 90 min with 30 questions
3-11 grades
8 mechanics and 4 electro-magnetism questions
9 – 12 grades: 75 min. with 12 questions
Mathematics Exam Format: 
The math competition is a written exam. The exam will start 2:00 PM Eastern Time (11:00 AM Pacific Time). Be sure to arrive at the event location 1-2 hours earlier as specified by your local chapter. No calculators or rulers are allowed. The number of multiple choice problems and free response problems are 20 and 10, respectively. The grading or points system will be posted here (or announced to participating chapters).
Topics Covered (subject to change):

  • 4th – 7th grades: standard and challenging grade level topics
  • 8th grade: up to Algebra 1
  • 9th grade: up to Geometry and some Algebra 2 (no logarithms)
  • 10th grade: up to Algebra 2 (some Trigonometry)
  • 11th grade: up to Precalculus (including Trigonometry and logarithms)

Sample math and physics problems are available here: https://ksea.org/nmsc/info.asp

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