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    Looking Forward: Glasgow Science Festival

    Glasgow Science Festival kicks off tomorrow (1 - 11 June 2023), with the theme "Glasgow's Looking Forward". We've had a browse through the programme, and picked out some of our favourite events.

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    Maths Outdoors: 30 Days Wild

    For the UK Wildlife Trusts annual 30 Days Wild challenge, which encourages people to spend more time outside and engage with nature, we've come up with 30 fun ideas to get you active in nature and incorporate some maths along the way.

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    Bookbug's Big Shoogle!

    Get ready for some Maths in Motion - Bookbug Week 2023 kicks off today, and what better way to getting things moving than with a big shoogle to our favourite Bookbug counting songs!

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    Maths in Motion Poster Competition

    To help us promote this year’s Maths Week Scotland, we are delighted to launch our competition to design a poster in response to our theme MATHS IN MOTION. The winning entries will be digitised and used in our online promotion on our website and social media channels.

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    Science Ceilidh

    How can we use music and dance to explore mathematical concepts? We teamed up with Science Ceilidh to find out.

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    How to Write a Pi-ku

    In honour of Haiku Poetry Day, find out how to write your own haiku with a special mathematical twist!

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    Spring & Easter Puzzles

    Now that Spring is here, it's not long until the Easter school holidays. We've put together a selection of Spring and Easter puzzles, perfect for some end of term fun at school or as a boredom buster during the holidays.

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    Edinburgh Science Festival: Let's Experiment

    It's Spring in Edinburgh means, which means the return of the Edinburgh Science Festival (1-16 April)! This years theme is Let's Experiment, and we've hunted through the programme to pick out some of our maths highlights for you.

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    7 Ways to Celebrate Pi Day

    Pi Day is celebrated on 14th March, each year in honour of the mathematical constant pi (π), which represents the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter. Here are seven fun ways to celebrate Pi Day.

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    How to Make a Pi Day Necklace or Bracelet

    To celebrate Pi Day, we're showing you two different ways to make a necklace or bracelet that will help you memorise the digits of pi. Make some to wear on Pi Day, or to share with a maths loving friend.

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    Pancake Maths

    You know how much we love baking here at Maths Week Scotland, and pancakes are no different. So for Pancake Day, here's a wee reminder of how much maths is involved in baking pancakes.

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    Magazine Number Hunt

    Dig out your old magazines and keep the kids busy during half term, with our magazine number hunt.

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    Geometric Heart Puzzle for Valentines Day

    Create your own geometric heart puzzle for Valentines Day. Also a great activity for talking about fractions, multiplication, shapes and patterns.

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    Storytelling with STEM Ambassadors

    This week is STEM Ambassadors in Scotland Week and they are celebrating with the theme Storytelling. Join them for a week (and more!) of events and fantastic storytelling resources.

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    Seeking STEM Club for New A.I. Project

    Does your school or organisation have a STEM club or similar and want to get involved with our new Maths Week Scotland project: A.I. Active? You will have the chance to work with researchers from Napier University and learn all about A.I. (Artificial Intelligence).

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    To a (Shape) Mouse

    Celebrate Burns Night with our fun shape activity, in honour of one of Robert Burns' most well known poems.

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    Scottish Science Festivals in 2023

    We love science festivals here at Maths Week Scotland, as there's always lots of maths involved! To help you keep up to date with all the science festivals happening in Scotland this year, we've made a list of the ones we know about and we'll update the list throughout the year.

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    Maths Week Scotland 2023: Maths in Motion

    Maths Week Scotland will be back 25 September - 1 October 2023 with the theme Maths in Motion. Explore how maths helps us leads our top athletes to sporting success, takes us to distant planets and brings animated figures to life plus much more.

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    Holiday Countdown Highlights

    We have loved hearing from families and schools joining in with our Countdown to the Christmas Holidays, and have rounded up some of the pictures that have been shared with us.

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    Christmas Holiday Countdown

    With only three weeks to go until Scottish schools start their Christmas holidays, we'll be sharing some daily seasonal maths inspired activities every day from 1 to 20 December, to make the wait a little more fun.

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    Creative Careers Week 2022

    This week is Creative Careers Week (21 - 25 November) where you can find out about different jobs and routes in the arts sector. Maths and creativity may not seem to go hand in hand but there's plenty of maths in the creative and cultural sector, and plenty of creativity in maths!

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