Call us crazy, but we think math should be fun and engaging, not bland or boring. We figure if it really is the universal language – and the universe has been super cool so far – shouldn’t math reflect that? Well, apparently we’re not the only ones who thought so. We’ve compiled a list of websites that we think are pretty good at making math awesome.
Hands On Math – If you’re interested in creative math projects, elaborate puzzle solving and mastering critical thinking, then you should pay these guys a visit. They firmly believe that the best way to learn math is to do math, and we’re not talking blackboards and class lectures, these are hands-on activities that make math come to life! Seriously, they really are pretty sweet.
Critical Thinking Puzzles – Created by a math enthusiast with a passion for brainteasers, the site offers many challenging riddles and puzzles that’ll force you to think critically. Relax, chances are you’ll be having too much fun to realize you’re actually in the middle of a heavy-duty mental workout.
Pat’s Blog – Pat is one cool cat! His increasingly popular “This Day in Math” segment is making a huge splash on Twitter. It turns out that something cool and mathematical really does occur every single day! Check out his daily posts for wickedly cool math info, trust us, you’ll like it!
Knowmania – Whether you have kids in school or you want to refresh your own mathematical capabilities, we suggest checking out this awesome site. Full of informative videos on anything from math to science, it’s a great educational resource for your entire family.
Wolframalpha – If you have questions, these guys have the answers. The site is created to compute just about anything. No, really – we tried. If you have trouble with trigonometry or you simply want to know how many women there are in the world, all you have to do is ask.
We hope you check these out – let us know which you like the best in the comments below!