Maths at National Museums Scotland
Have fun with maths across the National Museums Scotland sites with trails, videos and activities for home or the classroom.
National Museums Scotland has collections spanning art, science and history. Discover maths in the collections, the buildings and even the work of the staff!
Maths Trail at National Museums of Scotland
Explore the National Museum of Scotland through maths themed activities and challenges. Download and print the trail to do on the day, whilst our teachers notes have some helpful hints and classroom activities to complement.
Castle Quest at Edinburgh Castle
Head up to Edinburgh Castle and explore the history through a maths lens. Why do we measure horses in hands? Why are battlements round? Download and print the trail to do on the day, whilst our teachers notes have some helpful hints and classroom activities to complement.
#ShowYourWorking at National Museums Scotland
Staff across National Museums Scotland are sharing how important maths is in their work as part of Maths Week Scotlands #ShowYourWorking campaign. Why not have a go at some of the activities!
Let us know how you get on @NMSEngage and @MathsWeekScot on Twitter.
Upcoming Events29th Sep
Forensic Maths workshop
Surgeons' Hall Museums 10.00am-3.00pm Free event
To celebrate Maths Week Scotland, we are exploring forensics, bones & surgery in our 'Forensics Maths' workshop.