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    Maths and The Arts: Where Magic Takes Form!

    Curious about the perks of studying maths and its connection to the Arts? Explore the fascinating world where maths and creativity intertwine in this guest post from 3Theatre.

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    Museum of Flight Family Maths Trail
    National Museum of Flight|All day|Included in admission

    Come along to the National Museum of Flight and take part in our free Family Maths Trail.

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    Milngavie Reservoirs Civil Engineering Trail
    Milngavie|All day|Free

    This self-led walk around the popular Milngavie Reservoirs will open your eyes to the amazing civil engineering that’s all around them.

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    The Mathematical - Edinburgh's Union Canal Trail
    Fountainbridge, Edinburgh|All day|Free

    This self-led walk along the stretch from Fountainbridge near the city centre, to the Slateford Aqueduct will take you through the history of the city as well as that of Scotland itself.

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    Glasgow’s Forth & Clyde Canal Engineering Trail
    Glasgow|All day|Free

    This self-led walk along Glasgow’s Forth & Clyde Canal will take you through the history of the city as well as that of Scotland itself.

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    Glasgow's Clyde Bridges Engineering Trail
    Glasgow|All day|Free
    A self-guided trail from the Glasgow Science Centre along the River Clyde to Glasgow Green. Learn how the bridges of the Clyde connect the city, telli
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    Glasgow's Kelvin Bridges Engineering Trail
    Glasgow's West End|All day|Free

    This self-led walk from Kirklee along the River Kelvin will take you on a scenic journey with bridges old and new, simple and grand.

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    Aberdeen Harbour Civil Engineering Trail
    Aberdeen Harbour|All day|Free

    This self-led walk from Aberdeen Harbour to Girdle Ness will take you back in time to Aberdeen’s beginnings, through history right up to the present.

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    Dumfries Bridges Civil Engineering Trail
    Dumfries|All day|Free

    On this self-led walk through the town centre bridges you’ll learn about the engineering behind them and see things you may never have noticed before.

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    Falkirk Tunnel & Wheel Civil Engineering Trail
    Falkirk|All day|Free

    This self-led trail takes you on a journey from the Falkirk Tunnel to its more famous neighbour, the Falkirk Wheel, along the Union Canal.

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    JoJo Gnome and the Shape Map

    If you are looking for some early years fun with shapes then Jo Hall has a new story for you. In 'JoJo Gnome and The Shape Map’, the little Scottish gnome goes for a walk finding shapes outdoors, perfect for this year’s ‘Maths In Motion’ theme.

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    Kipper's Maths Trail for Schools
    Scottish Fisheries Museum, Anstruther|All day|£4 per pupil

    Visit the Scottish Fisheries Museum, Anstruther with your class and explore the importance of maths in the fishing industry.

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    Maths in Motion at the Gallery of Modern Art
    Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Modern One|10.00AM-3.00PM|Free

    Download the resource or book a free self-led visit to the gallery, to explore pattern, scale, shape, symmetry and maths in motion!

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    Maths Week Scotland 2023 - What's On for Schools?

    We've rounded up this year's Maths Week Scotland events for schools in a handy, day-by-day overview. The programme is a mix of mix of both online and in-person events.

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    Maths Week Scotland 2023: What's On for Families?

    We are delighted to be offering a big programme of family activities again this year! Find out what's on in your area.

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    The Maths Behind Fire Fighting

    Discover some of the ways firefighters use maths in their work, as part of our annual #ShowYourWorking campaign.

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    Maths Inside 2023 Photography Competition

    It’s World Photography Day today, which is a perfect excuse to tell you about this year’s Maths inside photography competition!

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    Stained Glass Window

    The big circular windows that take pride of place in many churches and cathedrals, particularly in Gothic architecture, are usually divided into symmetrical sections, with intricate designs made up of shapes. Today, we'll show you how to create your own mini stained glass window, with a symmetrical design.

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    Shut the Box

    Shut the Box is a fun dice game for two or more players, though can also be played by one player as a solitaire game. It's a great game for encouraging number recognition and practicing addition and number bonds.

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    Discover Edinburgh's Mathematical History
    Edinburgh City Centre|All day|Free

    Explore the mathematical delights hidden in Edinburgh's city centre in this self-led trail.

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    How to Play Trash

    We have another fun card game to share with you today, that is great for number recognition and for practicing number sequences. It is know as 'Trash' or "Garbage'.

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    Maths in Motion Poster Competition Winners

    Earlier this year, we ran a competition inviting children from Pre-School through to S3 to design a poster for this year's Maths Week Scotland theme, Maths in Motion. Check out the winners' gallery!

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    DIY Bead & String Puzzle

    We love a good brain teaser here at Maths Week Scotland, and in today's craft activity you can get hands on with your very own DIY bead & string puzzle.

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    DIY Tessellation Template

    In this fun tessellation art activity, we'll show you how to create your own tessellation template and make a pattern with it.

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