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    Edinburgh Science Festival: Facing the Future

    It's Spring in Edinburgh means, which means the return of the Edinburgh Science Festival (30 March - 14 April)! This years theme is Shaping the Future, and we've browsed through the programme to pick out some of our maths highlights for you.

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    Maths for Climate Change

    To mark World Meteorological Day (23 March), we are delighted to share a guest post from Professor Sylvia Knight, Head of Education at the Royal Meteorological Society, to introduce their new Climate Change Concept tool and show how teachers can use it to support maths in the curriculum.

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    Mathscot Competition Winners

    In January, we launched a competition and invited children from across Scotland to design a mascot for us. We are delighted to announce the winners, and to introduce you to our new 'Mathscot'!

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    Maths Tales: Origami Bookmark

    Our theme this year is Maths Tales, so for World Book Day we are showing you how to fold an origami bookmark.

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    Lego Hearts for Valentines Day

    Build a Lego Heart for a maths filled Valentines Day

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    Scottish Science Festivals in 2024

    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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    #ShowYourWorking Campaign 2024

    Find out how to get involved with our annual campaign, that aims to highlight how maths is relevant across all job sectors!

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    Edinburgh Maths Jam (Feb 2024)
    The Brass Monkey, Drummond Street|7.00PM-11.38AM|Free

    Enjoy some friendly maths fun over a pint.

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    Maths Week Scotland for Libraries: How to get involved

    Maths Week Scotland works with a range of organisations, including libraries, to enable people of all ages and backgrounds to engage with numeracy and mathematics. Here are some low cost ways your library can get involved - it's the taking part that counts!

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    Maths in Motion STEM Discovery Day
    Aberdeen Science Centre|10.00AM-4.30PM|Included in admission

    A special one-day event as part of Aberdeen Science Centre's Maths in Motion programme.

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    Design-a-Mathscot Competition

    Maths Week Scotland needs a mascot - or as we like to call it, Mathscot - so we are inviting YOU to help us design one, which will feature prominently in this year's 'Maths Tales' theme.

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    Maths Week Scotland 2024: Maths Tales

    Maths Week Scotland will be back 23 September - 29 September 2024 with the theme Maths Tales, looking at how Maths is used to tell stories. Whether it’s the link between maths and literature, the history of maths and prominent mathematicians, or the stories woven in to maths trails and escape rooms.

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    Holiday Countdown 2023 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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    Maths in Motion: Moving Pictures
    Aberdeen Science Centre|10.00AM-4.30PM|Included in admission

    Join Aberdeen Science Centre as we peek behind the curtain of movie magic and explore how our eyes turn a series of pictures into a moving picture.

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    Christmas Holiday Countdown 2023

    Our Christmas Holiday Countdown is back for 2023! From 1 to 20 December we will be sharing daily maths inspired activities to make the wait for the holidays a little more fun.

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    Maths On Toast February Drop-in Session
    Fiona's Wholefoods, Grantown on Spey|10.00AM-12.00PM|Free

    Drop-in session to explore ‘maths in motion’ as we look for maths that relates to everyday life and the world around us.

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    Maths On Toast January Drop-in Session
    Fiona's Wholefoods, Grantown on Spey|10.00AM-12.00PM|Free

    Drop-in session to explore ‘maths in motion’ as we look for maths that relates to everyday life and the world around us.

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    Halloween Maths Activities

    With Halloween less than a week away, we've rounded up some of our spooky maths activities for you to try at home or in the classroom.

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    30 Years of TechFest Science Festival

    30 Years of TechFest's Science Festival kicks off this week (29 Oct - 18 Nov), with events in the Aberdeen as well as online. We've had a browse of the programme and picked out some of our favourite events.

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    Innovations: Past, Present and Future at Stirling Science Festival

    Stirling Science Festival kicks off this week (11 - 14 October) with the theme "Innovations: Past, Present and Future". There's plenty of maths inspired events in the programme, so we've had a browse and picked out some of our favourites.

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    Maths Week 2023 - Maths in Motion Highlights

    We have enjoyed seeing what everyone got up to for our extended Maths Week Scotland this year, in particular the different ways everyone was inspired by this year's theme of 'Maths in Motion'. We've picked out a few of highlights to share.

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    Scottish Museums Day 2023

    For Scottish Museums Day (3 October) we’ve rounded up some of our favourite activities from museums from this year's Maths Week Scotland.

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    New Maths in the Real World Resource Pack

    Our new 'Show Your Working' resource pack pulls together digital postcards, videos and blog posts that have been shared over the last four years of our ShowYourWorking campaign, highlighting the maths behind a variety of job across all sectors.

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    Maths Week 2023 for Schools - Volume 2

    Everything you need to know about Week 2 of our Maths Week 2023 schools programme.

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