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Articles about mathematics which can help to invigorate your classroom

By exploring the concept of scale invariance, find the probability that a random piece of real data begins with a 1.

Imagine a rectangular tray lying flat on a table. Suppose that a plate lies on the tray and rolls around, in contact with the sides as it rolls. What can we say about the motion?

Helpful preparation for university for those intending to study biological sciences.

This collection of articles describe the lives of famous mathematicians along with the historical development of mathematical ideas.

10 of our best problems to help you prepare to study chemistry at university.

bioNRICH is the area of the stemNRICH site devoted to the mathematics underlying the study of the biological sciences, designed to help develop the mathematics required to get the most from your. . . .

An introduction to using secondary NRICH activities in the classroom.

What if the Earth's shape was a cube or a cone or a pyramid or a saddle ... See some curious worlds here.

Noticing the regular movement of the Sun and the stars has led to a desire to measure time. This article for teachers and learners looks at the history of man's need to measure things.

This article (the first of two) contains ideas for investigations. Space-time, the curvature of space and topology are introduced with some fascinating problems to explore.

This article explores the process of making and testing hypotheses.

A voyage of discovery through a sequence of challenges exploring properties of the Golden Ratio and Fibonacci numbers.

This article gives a brief history of the development of Geometry.

The third of three articles on the History of Trigonometry.

The first of three articles on the History of Trigonometry. This takes us from the Egyptians to early work on trigonometry in China.