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The Remote Control Car Math Challenge is a monthly 5th grade quiz competition that leads to individual and classroom awards.
The quiz questions reinforce concepts already covered in class and help students apply what they have learned to real world scenarios. Students may have to solve problems about constructing a track, the speed of the car, angles, and the distance traveled after multiple laps.
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The first project we ever pitched at Wharton, was the FBI-SOS (Safe Online Surfing). Wharton 101 was called MGMT 100 and our team of students worked with us and the Philadelphia FBI office to implement the FBI-SOS program into elementary and middle schools. At the end of the semester we visited the local winning school with FBI agents, members of the media and professional athletes. The project was a complete success and every year since I looked forward to fall and our next team of Wharton students.
Sock Signing began as an attempt to increase attendance at women's collegiate basketball games. The few people that do attend games do so, mostly because they know a player on the team. We tried to increase awarness of the players by getting students to sign their socks. Our hope was that it would spark an interest in coming out to see that player in the next game.
What we found was people loved the idea of signing socks and creating short videos to accompany the socks - and they were often asked how much it was to sign....