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    Book Week Scotland

    16 - 22 November is Book Week Scotland, an annual celebration of books and reading. We love a focused week of celebration here at Maths Week Scotland and books and stories are a fantastic way to engage with maths both as children and adults.

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    Maths at the museum: contributing to conservation

    Over the last few days we have been hearing how maths is important to people and workplaces all across Scotland with #ShowYourWorking. National Museums Scotland has millions of objects in it's collection. We spoke to Ashleigh Whiffin, Assistant Curator of Entomology, about her work with the insect collections at National Museum Scotland.

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    We are loving your #ShowYourWorking examples!

    This #MathsWeekScot, we’re looking for you to #ShowYourWorking and show us an interesting example of how maths is used in your workplace.

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  • 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.

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    Make sure your sector is represented in Maths Week Scotland 2020!

    This #MathsWeekScot, we’re looking for you to #ShowYourWorking and show us an interesting example of how maths is used in your workplace.

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    How we use maths in Scouts Scotland

    Have you ever been orienteering? Out on a hill, or maybe a woodland, working with friends to follow a map and find those little markers hidden around a trail. Having great fun in the outdoors, staying just on the right side of not getting lost. Do you realise you were learning maths skills while you were doing it?

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    The countdown is on to Maths Week Scotland 2020!

    With just under two weeks to go, people all over Scotland are preparing for Maths Week Scotland 2020 which will take place from 28 September – 4 October this year.

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  • Maths Week Scotland 2020

    Maths Week Scotland will be back for 2020 this year jam packed with online events, competitions and activities for getting out and about with maths.

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    Small Grants Fund

    Don’t let a lack of funds stop you from taking part in Maths Week Scotland. Apply for financial help through the Small Grants Fund scheme.

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  • Women in Maths

    To celebrate women in Maths Day (12 May) we interviewed six women with maths at the core of their role and will be releasing the videos throughout May.

    Our next two videos are women who work with large numbers which affect all of our lives. Kate Forbes is the Cabinet Secretary for Finance for Scotland and Esther Roughsedge is a Statistician at National Records of Scotland.

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    Women in Maths

    Women in Maths day celebrates achievements of women in maths around the world. We caught up with six women working in a range of roles with maths at it's core.

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    Every Week is Maths Week: Earth Day

    Today is Earth Day! Earth Day celebrates global efforts to tackle climate issues, from political steps such as the Paris Agreement to individual efforts of recycling and reusing.

    In celebration of Earth Day we are looking at maths in the environment and how maths can help us protect it.

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    Maths at Home: Teacher Resources

    Today may be a very different start of term for Scotland but there are still plenty of ways your pupils can enjoy maths from home.

    We have adapted and collated our best resources to support and complement remote learning.

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    COVID-19 Update

    In response to the impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) we have cancelled face-to-face events for the next few months. We will be reviewing the impact of COVID-19 on future events including Maths Week Scotland 2020 regularly and updating this page.

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    Awards Season: Sumdog

    Lucky winners from our Sumdog and Maths wi nae Borders 2019 competitions celebrate their achievements with trophies, vouchers, pizza and private tours of parliament...!

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    Awards Season: Maths Wi Nae Borders

    Lucky winners from our Sumdog and Maths wi nae Borders 2019 competitions celebrate their achievements with trophies, vouchers, pizza and private tours of parliament...!

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  • Date Announcement

    Maths Week Scotland: 28 September - 4 October 2020

    We had so much fun last year, we are going to do it all over again! Maths Week Scotland will take place 28 September - 4 October 2020.

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    New Year, Big Changes

    Hit the gym? Save more money? Eat healthy?

    We've gone for something a bit different with our New Year resolution.

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    School Week Round Up

    It's the end of the school week for Maths Week Scotland and what a week it's been! We've loved seeing such a range of activity in schools on Twitter from careers to ceilidhs, thanks to everyone who's shared their Maths Week Scotland with us. So what has everyone learnt at school this week?

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    Super Saturday

    It’s Friday and that can only mean one thing- it's Super Saturday tomorrow for Maths Week Scotland! We've got events for all ages happening in Glasgow, Dundee, Edinburgh and Midlothian.

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