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BSU Students Volunteer at Annual STEM Day Bemidji State University mathematics students volunteered at the Bemidji Boys & Girls Club and Headwaters Science Center's annual STEM Day.

Joe Hill, a freshman majoring in mathematics education from Andover, Minn., and Giizhik Wagner, a junior majoring in elementary education from Northome, Minn., helped kids apply and adapt a variety of strategies to solve problems and communicate their mathematical thinking.

Alexys Thompson, a senior majoring in elementary education from Staples, Minn., and Mackenzie Ritchie, a junior majoring in elementary education from Bemidji, Minn., helped Boys & Girls Club members in building beams out of marshmallows and toothpicks.

Rachel Spray, a sophomore majoring in elementary education from Gonvick, Minn., and Paige Beebe, a junior majoring in mathematics education from Ham Lake, Minn., helped kids build and analyze geometric growing patterns, determine rules and write simple expressions.

Dr. Todd Frauenholtz, professor of mathematics and computer science, participated in the "Star Wars Tug-of-War" activity.
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