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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 and updated monthly!

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3Blue1Brown

3Blue1Brown

The very popular YouTube channel 3Blue1Brown, by Grant Sanderson, is a combination of math and... Learn More→
52 Master Pieces

52 Master Pieces

An armchair treasure hunt puzzle website overflowing with classic and original brainteasers,... Learn More→
A Dozen Hat Problems

A Dozen Hat Problems

In each of these problems, hats of specified colors are placed on players’ heads. Each player... Learn More→
A Math Theory for Why People Hallucinate

A Math Theory for Why People Hallucinate

When a 1920s psychologist named Heinrich Klüver carefully documented how his visual field... Learn More→
Adalogical AEnigmas

Adalogical AEnigmas

From The Guardian‘s Alex Bellos: Try your hand at these logic puzzles inspired by Ada... Learn More→
Beautiful Math

Beautiful Math

What do mathematicians think is beautiful about mathematics? The ... Learn More→
Bedtime Math App & Books

Bedtime Math App & Books

In the spirit of making math as beloved as the bedtime story, Bedtime Math founder and 2017... Learn More→
Bees & Bombs: Animated Math Art

Bees & Bombs: Animated Math Art

Theoretical physicist-turned-mathematical artist Dave Whyte is known on Twitter and Tumblr as ... Learn More→
Brilliant: Math & Science Courses

Brilliant: Math & Science Courses

Brilliant teaches learn math and science concepts through interactive, problem-solving based... Learn More→
Building on Young Children’s Mathematical Thinking

Building on Young Children’s Mathematical Thinking

It all starts with children’s thinking. 2019 Festival presenter ... Learn More→
Computer Science Unplugged

Computer Science Unplugged

CS Unplugged is a collection of free learning activities that teach Computer... Learn More→
Contest: Biographies of Contemporary Women in Mathematics

Contest: Biographies of Contemporary Women in Mathematics

Each year, the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) sponsors an essay contest that is open... Learn More→
Counting from Infinity: Yitang Zhang and the Twin Prime Conjecture

Counting from Infinity: Yitang Zhang and the Twin Prime Conjecture

In April 2013, a lecturer at the University of New Hampshire submitted a paper to the Annals... Learn More→
Crafting Mathematical Objects

Crafting Mathematical Objects

The world of math-inspired crafts is vast, and we’ve collected some of our favorite resources... Learn More→
Cubes and Things: Construct Your Own Geometric Forms

Cubes and Things: Construct Your Own Geometric Forms

California-based artist Stacy Speyer has spent years studying and designing polyhedra, and on... Learn More→
Daily Overview

Daily Overview

The “Overview Effect” refers to the sensation that astronauts experience when given the... Learn More→
Discovering a New Shape?

Discovering a New Shape?

“Scientists just discovered a new shape” makes for a great headline—and a lot of questions.... Learn More→
Dots & Boxes

Dots & Boxes

Two players take turns drawing lines to connect dots, and whoever closes a square gets to put... Learn More→
Easy Origami

Dots & Boxes

This low-cost book (under $5) is a great way to start learning origami skills! Try 32 simple... Learn More→
Emmy Noether’s Revolutionary Theorem

Emmy Noether’s Revolutionary Theorem

A century ago, Emmy Noether published a theorem that would change mathematics and physics. Here’... Learn More→