UMSL hosts the GAIM competition each April for teams of 4 girls in the 3rd-8th grade who have pre-registered for the event. The youngsters and their supervising adult (parent, teacher, or coach) come to campus for two rounds of competition and free time in a game room where they explore mathematical concepts through play and art.
UMSL Community Engagement, Competition, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Education, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math), Youth Programming
Girls’ Adventures in Mathematics Competition
Girls’ Adventures in Math is a team-based math competition for girls in grades 3-8. Our competition presents some of the most challenging and innovative math problems to students in this age group, contextualized in a comic book containing the stories of pioneering women from history.
ongoing: Once a year in April