More Math! Resources
For those of you who can't wait until the next National Math Festival, we invite you to explore the wonder and beauty of math with these puzzles, games, books, videos, and other mathy treats.
Resources are categorized by age level (All Ages, Kids and Families, Teens and Adults) as well as a selection of Featured Videos from Numberphile and Sloan Science & Film. New resources are added each month!
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Resources by Age Level
What's New from Numberphile
Numberphile is YouTube’s most popular informal mathematics channel, with over two million subscribers. These conversations with mathematicians and math lovers from around the world are produced by Brady Haran and friends with support from the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute and the Simons Foundation’s Science Sandbox initiative. There’s something for everyone—explore for yourself!
Online Event: The Math Formula that Spells Your Name!
The Global Math Project and the National Math Festival have teamed up to celebrate Global Math Week 2017 with fun formulas for everyone. Come get your very own Personal Polynomial, the math formula that spells your name! Whether your name is three letters or 30, this magic machine can always find the equation that adds up to.. you! As a special treat, your polynomial can be saved as an image to share with friends, family, and classmates.
Thanks to Dr. James Tanton (Global Math Project), Dr. Branden Stone (Adelphi University), and Travis Sperry (Math Plus Academy) for bringing this creation to life with support from the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI).
Featured Short Films from Sloan Science & Film
Sloan Science & Film is an online publication presented by Museum of the Moving Image, and is devoted to exploring the intersection of science and film and enhancing the public’s understanding of science and technology. The short films below were screened at the 2017 National Math Festival, supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. You can explore even more titles at the Sloan Science & Film site!
Films listed below with an asterisk (*) after the title contain adult content or themes which may not be suitable for younger viewers.