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 promoting the creativity and applicability of Mathematics

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.

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 fourth edition of our online course on Statistics has launched in January 2020.

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 visit this page.

The course will be live again in January 2021.