Crypto Craze - High School Summer Camp 2017
by Natyia Pounders, Demia Bland, and Simeon Gates
In Crypto Craze, MSMS summer campers get crazy about codes. The class aims to teach campers about the science of sending secret messages along with the math of decoding them. But math and science are not the only skills the students are learning.
“The students get to build teamwork with each other, and also enhance problem solving skills,” said Shae Koenigsberger.
Koenigsberger, a member of the MSMS math faculty, has been teaching at the camp for the past four years. The campers get to solve encrypted riddles and jokes, and even create their own secret messages to share.
For more information, visit themsms.org.