Explore Mathematics

There are many sites where you can explore Mathematics beyond your school syllabus – try some of these:

Maths Careers this site, managed and maintained by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications has extensive information on careers in Mathematics and applications of Mathematics in everyday life. Note the various tabs such as Science and Engineering at the top of the page and pages for various age groups, see 11-14 for example.

Nrich (note you can search for a topic)

Mudd Math Fun Facts

Amazing Number Facts

Magic Squares

Mathematics in various cultures

A quiz to find a mathematician who shares your interests!

Mathematician of the day

Mathematicians

Mathematicians – timeline

Maths is good for you!

Mathematical Moments an extensive collection of pdfs on many different topics in science, nature,technology, and human culture.

Platonic Realms

Mega Mathematics

Famous curves index

Mathematical Images

Fractals video and Play with Fractals!

Pentominoes

Plus Magazine

Mathematics News from Science daily

Virtual Mathematics Museum

 For older students:

Mathematical Gems and Understanding Mathematics from Peter Alfeld – University of Utah

The Mathematical Atlas

Famous curves index

Reading list from Cambridge which should interest any student of Mathematics

Mathematics Book Reviews

STEP (university admissions papers)

STEP – Worked examples

Introduction to university Maths from the University of Bath

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