NMSC 2020 CANCELLED

The Harvey Mudd Campus and the Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association are cancelling the NMSC this year due to COVID19 concerns. The health and well-being of our students and community is the highest concern, and we look to next year to run the event.

 

NATIONAL MATHEMATICS SCIENCE AND PHYSICS COMPETITION
AT HARVEY MUDD COLLEGE

April 18, 2020 @ 10AM

The National Mathematics competition organized by KSEA and the competition is in its 19th year. On April 18, 2020, the 4th – 11th grade students will participate across 33 chapters around the US. We are proud to work with Harvey Mudd College to host the mathematics competition (4th to 11th grades), science competition, and a physics competition for high school students (9th to 12th grades).

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MATHEMATICS COMPETITION

4th to 11th Grades

PHYSICS COMPETITION

9th to 12th grades

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PARENT'S SEMINAR

Helping parents support their student's STEM journey

SCIENCE COMPETITION

All grades

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KEY FACTS

LOCATION

Shanahan Center @ Harvey Mudd College

301 Platt Blvd, Claremont, CA 91711

Lat/Long: 34.105512, -117.711528

REGISTRATION AND COSTS

$25 Online, $35 Onsite, $5 discount with KSEA Membership (KSEA Membership is welcome to those with interests in Science and Engineering), $5 discount for multiple students

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

10:00 AM

REGISTRATION BEGINS AND HARVEY MUDD TOUR

Register on-site or pick up your materials (on-line registrations). Coffee, pastries, available and a Tour at 10:15 AM

11:00 AM

MATHEMATICS COMPETITION AND PARENTS' SEMINAR

Students grades 4 to 11 will take a 25 problem exam covering questions from standard school curriculum and competition-style questions.

Parents can learn from educational leaders, STEM professionals, and university professors on how to guide their student's learning. This session will be in Korean, but the remainder of the competition is in English.

12:30 PM

LUNCH

Students 4th to 8th will start lunch at 12:30 pm and students 9th to 12th will start at 1 pm. This is a great time to interact with our volunteers and ask questions. Pizza lunch is provided free to student participants, and kimbab rolls are available for purchase.

1:30 PM

SCIENCE, PHYSICS, OR CODING COMPETITIONS OR STEM LABS

STEM Labs: Coding (all grades)- build a 3D model - the best design will get credit towards 3D printing!
Science Competition (4th to 11th grades) - work in teams to tackle a science project!
Physics Competition (8th to 12th grades) - 12 questions with 8 mechanics and 4 electro-magnetism questions
Coding Competitions (any) - written Computer Science questions

3:00 PM

Awards for the students, and raffle prizes!

AWARDS CEREMONY AND RAFFLE

5:00 PM

The event will end by 5pm.

END

 

Register at the KSEA National NMSC Page

Select #29 as your test location.
*Note that due to system limitations, please use a different email address for each registration

 

OUR SPONSORS

Our sponsors make this event possible! We are very fortunate to have their support, and commitment to our community. Our confirmed sponsors are below:

 

FAQ

DO I NEED TO BE KOREAN-AMERICAN TO PARTICIPATE?

No! The event is open to all students grades 4th through 12th (12th grade is physics exam only).

HOW DO I PREPARE FOR THE EXAM?

The exam will be a combination of the things you learn in school, and math competition problems, like puzzles. We HIGHLY RECOMMEND that you try the test problems at https://nmsc.ksea.org/information.php to practice and get an understanding of what the event will be like.

WILL THERE FOOD?

We will have free pizza and water for the students for lunch. We will also have pastries, coffee (morning) and kimbab (afternoon) for purchase.

I'D LIKE TO DONATE MONEY OR SPONSOR!

That would be wonderful - please reach out through contact.ksea.sc@gmail.com

WHAT IF I HAVE MORE QUESTIONS?

Please write contact.ksea.sc@gmail.com
or call 323.762.5732. We are a volunteer-run event, so please do be patient, but we will get back to you!

 
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ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

We are a volunteer-based team representing a variety of STEM fields

JOHN LEE, PHD

General Chair

Managing Director, Data Science, KPMG

SEON HO KIM, PHD

President KSEA-SC

Associate Director of Integrated Media Systems Center, USC

HAEJUNG AN, PHD

Sponsors and Community Relationships

Chemist, FDA

JAYOUNG KIM, PHD

Education Seminar for Parents and Publicity

KWiSE-LA President
Professor of Surgery
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
UCLA

JEHO PARK, PHD

Venue

Director, Murty Sunak Quantitative and Computing Lab

SAMUEL CHOI, PHD

Mathematics and Physics Competition

Environmental Laboratory Supervisor, OC Sanitation District

EUN BIN GO

Communications

PhD Candidate, UCLA

CHAN SEUNG PARK, PHD

Media

Associate Research Engineer, UC Riverside

SUEJUNG HUH, PHD

STEM LAB: 3D Design

Founder, Ohhh! Inc.

 
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