We just found the coolest way for high school students to connect their math knowledge to real life. The cool techies at the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) launched a MathWorks Math Modeling Challenge. It’s a contest for high school juniors and seniors. Students work on teams and, under time and resource constraints, tackle real-world problems. The kicker: The challenge awards $100,000. WOW! First, register your team. Then check out past real-world problems that ranged from reducing food…