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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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    The Colour of Maths

    When you think of maths what colour comes to mind? Visitors to Glasgow Science Centre have been asked exactly that...and we can now reveal the results!

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    Ready, set, bake! Learning maths through baking.

    We love baking here at Maths Week Scotland, not least because there are a multitude of maths and numeracy skills involved in baking - from weighing, measuring and counting, to fractions, conversions, telling the time and more…

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    Science Centres putting the M in STEM

    What colour is maths? How is maths used to navigate our world? And how can statistics and data analysis improve the performance of athletes? For World Science Day, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite activities at science centres across Scotland during this year's Maths Week Scotland.

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    Why maths is important in all career choices

    In celebration of Scottish Careers Week (7-11 November), we've rounded up some of our favourite examples shared in our annual #ShowYourWorking campaign, which highlights the importance of maths across all jobs and sectors and provides real-life examples to inspire young people in their career choices.

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    New Learn with Will Maths Episode

    Learn with Will is a video series of Maths, Science and English. Join Chris and Will on their magical adventures as they bring stone circles to life and summon magical forest spirits, to help you learn about measuring circles.

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