Why Do Math:
Math Resource Links
The Enigma Project travels all over the United Kingdom and abroad, visiting
over 100 schools and organizations, reaching over 12,000 people of all ages
every year. It is part of the Millennium Mathematics Project at the University
of Cambridge, aimed at inspiring students in math, science, and history through
codes and code breaking.
Goudreau Museum of Mathematics in
Art and Science
Promotes and encourages interest in mathematics for everyone, regardless of age
or mathematical background.
HowStuffWorks - Science
HowStuffWorks is the award-winning source of credible, unbiased, and easy-to-understand
explanations of how the world actually works. With comprehensive articles,
helpful graphics and informative videos, topics are presented clearly, simply,
and objectively. The premise is to demystify the world and do it in a simple,
clear-cut way that anyone can understand.
MAA Distinguished Lecture Series
The MAA, with the generous support of the NSA, presents a series of public
lectures featuring some of the foremost experts within the field of mathematics,
known for their ability to make current mathematical ideas accessible to non-specialists.
It provides a learning opportunity for both professionals and students, as
well as anyone interested in learning more about current trends in mathematics
and the relationship between mathematics and broader scientific, engineering
and technological endeavors.
MacTutor History of Mathematics archive
The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive is an integrated collection
of over 1,000 biographies and historical articles of a mathematical nature,
alongside interactive birthplace maps and the famous curve applet.
Teaching materials, software, web links, and other material organized by mathematical
topics and available through a searchable database.
Drexel University website geared towards students.
Math in the Media
Math in the Media is a monthly magazine from the American Mathematical Society
Math Matters, Apply It!
Math Matters, Apply It! is an applied mathematics awareness campaign,
created for anyone who wants to know more about the mathematics behind everyday
life and the technologies we encounter.
The Mathematical Moments program of the AMS promotes appreciation and understanding
of the role mathematics plays in science, nature, technology, and human culture.
This series of PDFs, some of which include embedded audio presentations, can
be used as teaching resources and to promote awareness of mathematics to students,
colleagues, and attendees at meetings and special events.
Maintained by Oklahoma State.
Mathematics Awareness Month
Mathematics Awareness Month is held each year in April. Its goal is to increase
public understanding of and appreciation for mathematics. Mathematics Awareness
Month is sponsored each year by the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics to recognize
the importance of mathematics through written materials and an accompanying
poster that highlight mathematical developments and applications in a particular
A collection of over 200,000 documents on English-language mathematics and
statistics servers across the Web.
Millennium Mathematics Project (MMP)
The Millennium Mathematics Project aims to support math education for pupils
of all abilities from ages 5 to 19 and promote the development of mathematical
skills and understanding, particularly through enrichment and extension activities
beyond the school curriculum. It also engages in activities designed to improve
the public understanding and awareness of mathematics.
Mu Alpha Theta
Mu Alpha Theta is the national honor society for mathematics students
attending high schools and junior colleges.
NSF Mathematical Sciences Institutes
A collaboration of the seven NSF-funded Mathematical Sciences Institutes, this
web portal features an event database and a growing collection of research highlights
focusing on scientific research findings from the Institutes.
Based in the U.K., Plus is an Internet magazine which aims to introduce
readers to the beauty and the practical applications of mathematics.
S.O.S. MATHematics is a free resource for math review material from
algebra to differential equations. This study site for high school, college
students, and adult learners provides 2,500 math pages filled with short and
easy-to-understand explanations for help with homework, to refresh the memory,
for test preparation, etc.
When Will I Use Math?
A website from the Brigham Young University Math Department with support from
MAA includes mathematical careers, salaries, and job requirements, as well as
tips and advice on how to succeed in mathematics, introductions to new mathematical
discoveries, and even tidbits on the role math plays in pop-culture. It includes
resources for teachers, parents, and others who want to help people appreciate
MathWorld is the web's most extensive mathematical resource, provided as a free
service to the world's mathematics and Internet communities as part of a commitment
to education and educational outreach by Wolfram Research, makers of Mathematica.
Yahoo Mathematics Directory
Yahoo’s directory of websites related to mathematics.