School of Mathematics

Online Resources

We have produced a range of resources and videos to be downloaded and used by schools or individuals.

Have Fun with Maths: resources for primary and secondary schools

This is a collection of resources, aimed at developing mathematical thinking and problem solving skills, as well as showing the creative and fun side of mathematics. The resources focus on strategy games and some applications of Maths to transport networks. They include some explanatory videos, a range of puzzles, and tips and advice for teachers who want to use them in the classroom. 

The resources can be found here.

Maths Week at Work: videos about careers in Maths

Five Maths graduates working in different sectors explain how they use Maths in their job. Then they challenge the audience with a puzzle related to their job. A solution to each of the puzzles is also presented.

The videos were initially produced to be used by secondary school teachers during Maths Week 

Check this page for further details, and to watch the videos.

Climate Change and Mathematics: resources for S3+

Climate Change is one of the biggest issues that we are currently facing, but did you know that there is actually a lot of maths behind it?  Check out our resources to see some of the number crunching that Climate Scientists do in their fight to save our planet!

The resources include a Powerpoint presentation, together with some notes for teachers and a lesson plan. They can be found here.

Maths in the Kitchen- Dundee Science Centre Home Learning program

In May 2019 we have contributed to the Dundee Science Centre  Home Learning program, with some activities focused on "Maths in the Kitchen". Click here to  take a journey into the world of shapes and symmetries, and explore why our pies and pizzas are round. Suitable for 6+.

Online mudule: Statistics: Unloclking the World of Data

The fifth edition of our online course on Statistics will launch in January 2021.

The coarse introduces some of the key concepts of Statistics, and explores the ideas and methodes behind the Stats we encounter in everyday life. No previous knowledge is required.

For further information and to enrole, please visit this page