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    Melt ponds
    An Equation for a Beautiful Sea Ice Mosaic
    Online|10.00AM-10.45AM|Free

    In this interactive conversation, we discuss how mathematics would help to explore the complex boundaries of melt ponds to unveil a beautiful mosaic of melting ice.

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    OU Event Principle of least action
    Principle of Least Action
    Online|10.00AM-10.30AM|Free

    Discover how the mathematics of variational calculus allows us to calculate this optimal path.

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    OU Event Tiling and Patterns
    Tilings and Patterns
    Online|10.00AM-11.00AM|Free

    Explore the fascinating world of periodic and aperiodic patterns, by investigating regular tessellations and discovering the hidden world of aperiodic tilings.

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    Fallacies in Statistics
    Online|11.00AM-12.00PM|Free

    Statistics can often appear counter-intuitive, so please come and be challenged in your mathematical thinking!

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    Playing Sudoku on Graphs
    Online|10.00AM-10.30AM|Free

    Learn how to play Sudoku on a general graph and find some results on how hard such a puzzle can be.

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    Code Breaking and Cryptography
    Online|10.00AM-11.00AM|Free

    A whistle stop tour of historical codes. You will learn to make and break codes and see how cryptography is used today.

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    Dynamic Earth MWS
    Nifty Navigation at Dynamic Earth
    Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh|10.00AM-5.00PM|Free

    This family drop-in day is a great way to get a taster of Dino’s Club - Dynamic Earth’s very own children’s club.

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    ICMS Pi-ku Competition
    ICMS Edinburgh|10.00AM-4.00PM|Free

    For this year’s Maths Week Scotland, ICMS is offering the chance to win a personal maths workshop for school classes S1-3, with maths communicators Katie Steckles and Ben Sparks.

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    Infinity Tiles - Live
    Online|9.30AM-10.15AM|Free

    Online creative maths session for schools to explore patterns, shapes, measure, logical thinking - and lots of fun!

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    Tiling Shifting Ammann Beenker
    The Beauty of Maths: Tiling, Geometry and Art
    National Museum of Scotland, Learning Centre, Level 2|10.00AM-4.30PM|Free

    Explore the exciting work of regular and aperiodic tilings through beautiful artwork and hands on 2D and 3D puzzles.

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    Code your own data selfie
    Code Your Own Data Selfie
    Online|10.00AM-10.50AM|Free

    Interactive hands-on lesson where pupils combine maths, art, and code to create their own data-driven self-portrait.

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    Knitting Life (17/18 Sept)
    Coburg House Art Studios, Edinburgh|11.00AM-4.00PM|Free

    The Knitting Life exhibition explores computer generated designs in the context of historical Fair Isle knitting.

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    Knitting Life (24/25 Sept)
    Coburg House Art Studios, Edinburgh|11.00AM-4.00PM|Free

    Exhibition about merging the cellular automaton, Conway's Game of Life and traditional Fair Isle knitting.

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    OUP Maths Week Scotland Event
    Using Manipulatives for Mathematical Communication
    Online - Teams|4.00PM-5.00PM|Free of charge

    Join Louise Pennington – PD Lead at Oxford University Press – to find new ideas and simple tweaks that can be made to help the use of manipulatives enrich thinking, vocabulary, language and communication.

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    Stirling University Sundial
    Stirling University Self-led Maths Trail
    University of Stirling Campus|All day|Free

    Take a self-guided walk around Stirling University campus and discover how there is mathematics in architecture, art and nature.

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    Amazing Arts and Crafts Through Maths
    Professional Learning Academy, Stevenston|3.45PM-4.45PM|Free

    A fun filled sessions with a focus on the beauty of maths, for Early Years Practitioners, Primary Teachers, Pupil Support Teachers and Classroom Assistants in North Ayrshire.

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    Maths Through Boomwhackers
    Professional Learning Academy, Stevenston|3.45PM-4.45PM|Free

    A fun, practical introduction to using Boomwhackers for Early Years Practitioners, Primary Teachers, Pupil Support Teachers and Classroom Assistants in North Ayrshire.

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    Powerhouse Event
    Powerhouse STEM Workshop
    National Museum of Scotland|All day|£75

    The perfect accompaniment to Maths Week Scotland this workshop at the National Museum of Scotland allows your class to investigate how renewable energy is generated, design and test their own turbine models and even build their own LEGO town.

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    Maths Makes Art

    In a series of four instructional videos, children demonstrate how mathematical principles including symmetry, tessellation and 3D shapes, can be the basis for a huge range of art and craft projects.

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