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International Day of Mathematics 2021: Activities & Resources
March 09th 2021

International Day of Mathematics 2021: Activities & Resources

The International Day of Mathematics (IDM) is a worldwide celebration of maths taking place on the 14th of March. All countries are invited to participate through activities for both students and the general public in schools, museums, libraries and other spaces.

Take a look below as we’ve brought together an awesome list of maths resources for school, STEM club or home. Plan a session or event to celebrate and share your activities and involvement!

The theme for 2021 is Mathematics for a Better World.

The IDM ‘Mathematics for a Better World‘ website provides a fantastic collection of subjects and starting points for home or classroom activities.

IDM Resources:

Origami Globes & Models
Group Screening
Fair Division (Cake!)

Buffon’s Needles
Chaotic Dancing
Mathematics Scavenger Hunt
Melting the Ice and Orders of Magnitude
More from IDM…


Poster Gallery
Take a look at the amazing posters designed for the big day and create your own!

STEM Learning Maths Resources & Ideas

STEM Learning have CPD, ideas & an enormous library of resources and activities, click here to take a look!

Primary Mathematics
Primary Maths (Home Learning)
Secondary and A-level Maths
Secondary Maths (Home Learning)
Engineering in Maths
Magic Science and Maths
ESERO: Space Themed Maths Resources

Additional Resources:

All About STEM: Inspiration Stations – 60 pages of maths & more!
CREST Awards: Pi Day
6 Week STEM Club Resources: Shaping Futures – Maths Activities
All About STEM – Maths Activities Collection

Have you got maths eyes?
BBC Bitesize – Maths Games & Learning (All Ages)
Online Maths Games
Secondary Interactive Games
Fraction Finder & Ration Rumble
Association of Teachers of Mathematics: Open Resources
Teaching Ideas for Maths Day (5-11)

You can plan a STEM club or school event and register it here.
Tag @IDM314 on Facebook or Twitter and let them know your plans…

Don’t forget to tag @allaboutstem too, we’d love to share your news!

Pi Day takes place on the same date as the International Day of Mathematics, click here to find out more and download your resources!

International Day of Mathematics website

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