Math Quest Camp Curriculum Information
From a firstyear program that introduces students to beginning concepts in algebra through playacting and drama (dramathics), to a more advanced program in problem solving and discrete math, students enjoy exploring problems together and share in the excitement of mathematical exploration and discovery.
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Math Quest Topics by Book

Math Quest 1 (Recommended for Grades 3  4)
Exploring integers on the number line
Building number lines
Modeling elevation, temperature, and time with number lines
Modeling addition on the number line
Modeling subtraction on the number line
Adding and subtracting large numbers
Modeling problems algebraically
Variables and expressions
The chip model
Solving equations
Solving equations on the number line
Graphing on a coordinate plane

Math Quest 2 (Recommended for Grades 4  5)
Patterns, graphs, and table
Graphing on the coordinate plane
Functions and graphs
Adding and subtracting integers (review)
Multiplication of integers
Functions
Exploring fractions
Modeling fractions
Adding and subtracting fractions
Multiplying fractions
Equations with fractions

Math Quest 3 (Recommended for Grades 5  6)
Area and Perimeter Relationships
Comparing Measurements of Rectangles
Comparing Measurements of Right Triangles
Lines, Slopes, and Intercepts
Relating Coordinates of Points
Equations of Lines
Slopes and Intercepts
Line Applications
Multiplying Fractions and Revisiting Slopes
Patterns and sequences
Detecting and describing change
Ratios and proportions

Math Quest 4 (Recommended for Grades 6  8)
Counting
Learn the basics of set theory
Use different ways to describe a set
Find the union, intersection, and complement of sets
Draw a Venn Diagram to represent sets
Find the sample space of an experiment
Rule of Product and Rule of Sum
Use tree diagrams and tables to model problems
Derive the rule of product and rule of sum
Permutations and Combinations
Count the number of outcomes of an experiment
Define a kcombination
Compare combinations to permutations
Probability and Sampling
Simple and compound events
Mutually exclusive events
Successive events

Math Quest 5 (Recommended for Grades 7  8)
Logical Reasoning
Questioning Techniques
Strategies
Divisibility
Number Theory
Primes & Numbers of Divisors
Divisibility
Congruence
Greatest common divisor and least common multiple
Algebra
Sequences
Summations
Variable Manipulation
Ratio and rate applications
Counting
Rule of sum and rule of product
Permutations and combinations
Probability
Geometry
Areas of Triangles & Quadrilaterals
Right triangles
Scaling and similarity
Which Math Quest class is right for my student?
Remember that math is a subject that builds on itself and a strong foundation is very important. Use this sample problem set to see how well your student is grasping the the concepts in each book.