Mathematics

Hands-on games and explorations

Wild.Maths — Math games, activities and stories to encourage  mathematical creativity. 

Learning about the stock market –lesson plans and activities for future investors

Challenge 24 games–your girls probably play this, but you can go much further and deeper

The Game of Nim — help your girls develop strategies and even move into binary computation

Printable Math puzzles –fun and challenging puzzles from +plus Magazine

Dara and Achi from the Mind Research Institute

Pentro — a great strategy game

Disaster Math–Expect the unexpected–combine this with natural disasters

NCTM’s Figure This — many great group math games

Geometric Art and Toys — creative mathematics for all levels

Teach Engineering’s Math Hub–very teacher-oriented but great lessons for combining math and engineering

The Beauty of Mathematics  —  Mathematics made visible for inspiration

Mathigon: Combine math and origami!

Play and Learn with OKGO — the mathematics behind music videos

Hex strategy game
Building bridges

I used to think I didn’t like math, but now it is easier and fun.

Christina, age 13

Online Activities

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives —  games and applets for almost every math concept

NCTM’s Illuminations —  Brain teasers and interactive games for all levels

GeoGebra — so many opportunities oo visualize math and develop spatial reasoning

Calculation Nation –join and learn with the fabulous games and challenges

PBS’ Cyberchase  — so many great games and apps, mostly for younger girls

Jefferson Lab Math Games — great games to build and strengthen skills

NRICH Maths — solve problems with students all over the world