
UCC Mathematics
Enrichment Programme
News: The 20132014 UCC Mathematics Enrichment classes have now
ended. Information about the 20142015 season will be posted in the Autumn. Comimg soon: Every week
we invite you to fill in an anonymous quality survey for one of our lesson
plans, as well as a set of challenges related to that lesson plan. Please
access the relevant form here: Mathematics Enrichment Classes Saturday classes are held in the Western Gateway Building, – building no 81 on this campus map. Here’s another map. The Wednesday classes for 2^{nd} year students are held in the Brookfield Health Science Complex – building no 13 on this campus map. Here are the schedules for all groups. 20132014 activities at a glance:



Maths Circles also have their own new webpage. Please make sure to check out the 1^{st} year Maths Circles lesson plan Handbook written by Ciaran O’Conaill.
Intro to probabilities and combinatorics. Pdf 
Logic puzzles, sequential thinking and graphs: Pdf 
Magic circles and sets
Pdf 
Triangular puzzle Pdf 
Slicing and guessing powers of 2 Pdf 
Jumping lizard permutations Pdf 

Magic products Pdf 
Chess board puzzles 

Binary numbers 
Factors of triangular numbers Pdf 
Areas 




A good source of nice puzzles, sorted by class: the Kangaroo contest. Problems with solutions: the Virtual Maths Club. A rich source of Maths puzzles and games, sorted by topic: Cuttheknot.
A directory of ebooks on maths games
Some sites of maths
circles containing problem sets, lesson Lesson plans or other useful information: Toronto, Stanford, Berkeley.
Very rough sketch for lesson plan
The Art of Problem
Solving, including free interactive online learning
PRISM  Problem
Solving for Irish Second Level.
Hamilton Mathematics Grand Challenge
 online mathematics contest, aimed at secondary school students of all ages.
The British Mathematical Olympiad
The American Mathematics Competitions
The Canadian Mathematical Society
competitions site
Millennium Mathematics Project
based at the University of Cambridge
 NRICH,
online mathematics magazine
 PLUS,
online magazine featuring applications of mathematics to the sciences, arts,
commerce and society
 MOTIVATE videoconferencing
project for schools
David Joyce’s online version of Euclid’s
Elements.
Contact information
Email: a.mustata@ucc.ie
Mathematics Enrichment Classes organizers:
Current: Anca
Mustata
tel (021) 420 5852
Previous: Dr. Donal Hurley
Professor Finbarr Holland