Plus Magazine is an online trove of resources celebrating the world of mathematics! Grade 6-12 teachers and students will find articles, interviews, and podcasts from top mathematicians and science writers on topics as diverse as art, medicine and sports. Visitors will also discover the math underlying common and uncommon things, mathematics book reviews, and puzzles.
In the Articles section, you'll find more than 500 links illuminating subjects as diverse as why time has direction or the curve of a kiss. Many articles link to supporting resources and all are permanently archived and can be searched by keyword.
News From The World Of Maths contains more than a thousand links to articles covering life-relevant and topical issues:
- Pedaler En Grand Braquet – Tour De France Zooms Through Cambridge! is a recent article examining the mathematical aspects of cycling.
- Football in Fractal Form examines the maths of an image inspired by the recent FIFA World Cup seminfinal match between Germany and Brazil.
- Science Fiction, Science Fact: Are There Parallel Universes? examines the likelihood of parallel universes.
- Teacher Package: Classical Mechanics provides many resources in Newtonian and post-Newtonian mechanics, fluid mechanics, and more.
Podcasts are interviews with scientists and mathematicians on subjects of interest such as What's It Like Being A Mathematician? which includes exchanges with young mathematicians and Larry Guth, now professor of mathematics at MIT.