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Maths Eyes and Geogebra Competitions for All

DNA Maths Lesson for Primary Schools

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Organise your own Maths Activities in-School

Click Here for Advice from Dr Maths

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Maths and history

Here are suggestions and resources for discovering the wonderful stories in mathematics.

Have you seen our interactive map where you can locate Irish mathematicians by their home county?

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Maths Puzzle Day

Here is advice from expert Steve Humble on running a maths puzzle day in your school

Maths Mazes

A maze is great fun and it can be a maths learning experience too!

Maths Art

Explore the Maths in Art

Code Breaking for Young Secret Agents

The world of secret codes holds a fascinating air of mystery with secret agents trying to discover the enemy’s plans before the enemy uncovers theirs.

The Magic of Maths

You may be surprised to learn that there is a lot of mathematics behind magic, and by giving your students maths magic tricks to investigate

Maths Trails

Here is great advice for setting up your own Maths Trails

General Activities

Resources and materials suitable for children of all ages.

Primary Schools

Resources, materials and activities suitable for Primary Schools

Secondary Schools

Resources, materials and activities suitable for Secondary Schools

IRISH TIMES Maths Week Ireland Quiz 2015

Solutions Available from Monday 12th October.

 

Puzzles

Attacking the Castle

A square medieval castle sits on a square island surrounded by a square moat was under siege. All around the island, there is a 5 metre wide water moat. There's ground on the other side to rest the bridge on (if you can get it to stretch that far).

Expanding Car Park

A client wants to double the size of his car park (shown below). He insists on retaining a square shape and as many of the trees as possible.