Open University @ Maths Week Scotland: Codebreaking & Cryptography
Crack codes and compete! Discover the mathematics behind cryptography with Open University academics Katie Chicot and Andrew Potter.
Ever wondered how Julius Caesar sent messages of military significance, or how prisoners of war communicated with each other? Delve into the ancient science and art of cryptography with Open University mathematicians Katie Chicot and Andrew Potter. Put your mathematical skills and problem solving abilities to the test in this interactive session to break ancient and modern codes!
The event will take place using Zoom. A link will be provided by email by the event organiser.
Suggested age suitability: 12-13 years old. A more challenging version of this event, suitable for ages 14+, will be run on the evening of Wednesday 30 September.
The Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour with Dekko Comics
This year, Scottish Book Trust is bringing literacy, art and numeracy together with Rossie Stone of Dekko Comics who creates comic books to explore maths through illustration.
Upcoming Events23rd Sep-4th Dec
Workshops by the University of Edinburgh
Online All day FREE
Staff and students at the University of Edinburgh are happy to deliver online workshops to schools, sharing their passion for Mathematics.