MathsWeekTV Schedule for TODAY and TOMORROW:
Today is the last day of MathsWeekTV – thank you to all the schools who joined the live audience and who had great questions for our maths week presenters!
We had many, many other schools watch live on MathsWeekTV so a BIG thank you to you too!
All of today’s shows are available to view live, there is no need to get tickets.
The Primary school show will start streaming at 10:10 and available here
The Secondary school show will begin at 11:11 and will available here
The Hamilton Walk will take place virtually at 2:00 pm and will be available here
Momentous Maths with Kjartan Poskitt
Author of the Murderous Maths series and long-time Maths Week presenter, Kjartan always delivers a hilarious, puzzling and enlightening show for primary school children (9 – 12 yrs.).
James Tanton will show us How to fold things into thirds.
This event is for 12 – 15-year olds to view on MathsWeekTV. It would be great if viewers could bring a tie or a shoelace or a piece of string, something floppy they can fold lots of times.
Adults / teachers senior pupils
The traditional Hamilton Walk, retracing William Rowan Hamilton’s steps from Dunsink Observatory to Broom Bridge, where on this day in 1843 he had his 'Eureka moment' will take place virtually today. You can see it on this page: More details available here
There are lots of games / competitions available on our website here including:
Don’t forget, there are lots of games, activities and resources available on the website
Acmhainní as Gaeilge
Tá Colm tar eis físeán eile a dhéanamh. Cuireann an cheann nua cheist faoi "Iontas Sorcóireacht"
Tá físeán againn a dtaispeanan triceanna matamaitice le cártaí do scoileanna lán-Ghaeilge. Cuirfear iontas ortsa agus ar na dáltai. Féach sonraí anseo.
Last day of Targetboards. Well done to the hundreds of schools that have been taking part. It takes exceptional effort to make the leader boards. Well done to all. Great efforts.
Daily Maths Week Challenge
Check out the daily maths week photo challenge on social media. Today we are challenging you to get hand's on with maths.Remember #mathsweek2020
Create your own Flexagon – take a photo and share it using #MathsWeek2020
Today’s Maths Week Brain Teaser
Each day we will bring you a mathematical brain teaser designed to challenge the solver. Post it on your school’s social media or on your maths week board in school and get your students thinking laterally and logically as they strategize to solve the puzzle.
In 1990, a person is 15 years old. In 1995, that same person is 10 years old. How can this be?
You can find the solution to this puzzle below
For more puzzles check out the Maths Week daily problems in TheJournal.ie
Solution for today’s puzzle:
The person was born in 2005 B.C.