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    Opportunities for Math and Science Talented Students

    MIT PRIMES – Program for Research in Mathematics, Engineering and Science for High School Students MIT PRIMES + Art of Problem Solving = CROWDMATH MIT RSI – Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for the Research Science Institute (RSI). RSI is the first cost-free to students, summer science & engineering program to combine on-campus course work in scientific theory with off-campus work in science and technology research. MIT THINK MIT ESP – MIT Educational Studies Program includes Splash! ($40, 9-12 Grade), Spark ($40, 7-8 Grade), Summer HSSP ($40, 7-12 Grade), Cascade (free, 9-10 Grade, partner Boston area schools only), Junction(9-12 Grade) Canada/USA Mathcamp – intensive 5-week-long summer program for mathematically talented…

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    Math Olympiads List and Resources for Competition Preparation

    Math Olympiad Collections AoPS Resources for mathematics competitions AoPS Math Contest Collection AoPS AMC Problems and Solutions AoPS AMC 8 Problems by year AoPS Russian Contests AoPS China Contests AoPS USA Contests USAMTS (USA Mathematical Talent Search) Past Years’ Problems IMTS – International Mathematical Talent Search MATHCOUNTS AoPS MATHCOUNTS Trainer Edugain – worksheets, online practice, online tests The Saab MATHCOUNTS Online Testing AoPS For the Win! (FTW) AoPS Alcumus EXPII and XPII creative problem solving puzzles Math Kangaroo BAMO – Bay Area Mathematical Olympiad Monthly Contest of The Berkeley Math Circle RSM (Russian School of Math) International Math Challenge Berkeley Math Tournament The Stanford Math Tournament (SMT) Mock ARML by…

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    How to get rid of fungus gnats

    Keep the top layer of soil dry, use watering sticks to deliver water to the roots of your plants. Fungus gnats feed of decomposing matter of organic materials. This means instead of potting mix/compost use perlite mix. Fungus gnats larvae lives in a top layer of your soil mix, use sand so that they won’t have decomposing matter to feed off. Catch the adult flies: sticky paper traps; containers with vinegar + dish soap; electric bug zapper Stop fungus gnats life cycle (28 days): Kill larva (and adult flies) Deatomacious earth powder on top of soil (+ rake 1 inch deep to get larva). Wear a mask while doing this…

  • Gifted Students,  Merit Scholarships

    Merit scholarships for non-minority/diversity not low income students

    Scholarships by Organizations National honor society scholarships National Technical Honor Society Mu Alpha Theta National Beta Club Golden Key International Honour Society Phi Kappa Phi Phi Eta Sigma ROTC Davidson Institute Fellows National Merit Scholarship – $2,500 + big scholarships from colleges by listing them as your first choice through National Merit. E.g., For example, you can get a full ride scholarship at the University of Idaho and the University of Oklahoma. U.S. Presidential Scholars Program – full tuition plus room and is renewable for all four years of college. Stamps Scholarship National Co Op Scholarship Scholarships by College USC (University of Southern California) Scholarships Where to find information about scholarships? the financial aid…