Cryptography Challenge

Have a go at the Cryptography Challenge - all the answers are exhibits around the museum!

Answers to the Cryptography Challenge developed by the Open University. You can find out more about each exhibit by following the links underneath each answer

Challenge 1

Lewis Chessmen

Challenge 2

Tyrannosaurus Rex

Challenge 3

Dolly the Sheep

Challenge 4

Traprain Treasure

Challenge 5

Khumhoteps Coffin

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Maths at the Museum: Art Challenge 2020

Maths is all around us. At home, in everyday objects and in nature. National Museums Scotland collects and cares for millions of objects. We have taken a delve into the stores for some maths inspiration to help you enter the Museum Art challenge.

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HW maths workshops 28th Sep-30th Jun

Workshops by Heriot-Watt

Online All day Free

Heriot-Watt University and SCHOLAR are delighted to offer online maths workshops for school students.

These new, interactive workshops can be organised for any time throughout the academic year.

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