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Welcome to the 29th Anja S. Greer Conference on Mathematics, Science and Technology being held June 23 - June 28, 2013 at Phillips Exeter Academy.  If this is your first time to the campus, get to know the campus by visiting our interactive map. You can find your dorm by using the buiding filters.  (Your conference welcome letter let you know what dorm you have been assigned.)

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Wednesday, June 26 • 9:15am - 10:00am
Two Cool Planet Problems that will Challenge Your Trig Students

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Two problems will be presented that challenge students with unconventional applications of familiar trig functions. The first is, "why does Mars seem sometimes to move backwards"; and the second is "why is Venus called the Morning Star?"; Participants will try to answer the questions themselves. All will be revealed in the end. Classroom-ready handouts will be provided.

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Floyd Bullard

The North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, Durham, NC
Instructor of Mathematics, NCSSM

Wednesday June 26, 2013 9:15am - 10:00am
Grainger Hall Phelps Science Center

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