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    I Spy Halloween activities preview
    I-Spy Halloween
    • Age groups
    • 0-4
    • 4-6
    • 7-10
    • 11-14

    Are you ready for some spooky counting fun? We've created a seasonal activity sheet for you, to keep the kids busy in the run up to Halloween. How many of each of the symbols can you find? Download your free sheet below!

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    My Maths Week Scotland Booklet
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    • All

    There's lots to do for families during Maths Week Scotland, from the events, activities and challenges you can find on our website, to getting busy with maths inspired games, arts, books and baking at home.

    We've created a wee booklet for you, which you can print out and record all your Maths Week Scotland activities, plus a section to write about yourself and a couple of brain teasers to get you in the mood for maths.

    Just print, fold, and you're good to go!

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    Maths Makes Art
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    • All

    In a series of four 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. Cubic chickens, cat portraits, stained glass windows, stencils, a birthday card for your granny…

    The videos are made with children in mind, but are suitable for all ages - try for yourself!

    Created by Anne McNaught and Johanna Hall

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    Codebreak
    • Age groups
    • 7-10
    • 11-14
    • 14-16

    Test your problem-solving skills and try to crack our secret messages using clues

    Code Break is an interactive web app consisting of three ciphers: Pigpen, Caesar and simple substitution (solved by frequency analysis). Earn stars for each challenge, and learn about code-breaking through the ages by playing our interactive ‘Could you be a code breaker?’

    Created by the Open University

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    Intergalactic Adventure
    • Age groups
    • 7-10
    • 11-14

    Are you ready for a mathematical space adventure? Prepare for a journey to the Planet Turasmara. Download and complete your passport application ready for boarding, then solve the six space maths challenges!

    Can you fit all of your cargo into your spaceship? What number sequence will open the spacecraft door? How will you get the creatures of Turasmara safely across the river without them eating each other?

    Created by the Scottish Mathematical Council

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    Discover Edinburgh's Mathematical History
    • Age groups
    • 11-14
    • 14-16
    • 16+

    From Thomas Bayes through James Clerk Maxwell to Mary Somerville, explore the mathematical delights hidden in Edinburgh's city centre. Along the way, uncover some of the secret history of Edinburgh, discover some highlights of mathematics developed over the past two thousand years, and try your hand at some intriguing puzzles and games. Visit the tour's webpage to start exploring.

    Created by University of Edinburgh Maths Outreach Team. Image from Pixabay

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    Code a Dancer with Scratch
    • Age groups
    • 7-10
    • 11-14
    • 14-16
    • 16+

    Try your hand at coding and bring a character to life with code in Scratch! Follow along with Claire Quigley from Glasgow Life to try the example below of a “Counting Sheep” to see how it’s done, or watch our video at scienceceilidh.com/codedance and then share your animation!

    Content created by Science Ceilidh

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    Castle Quest
    • Age groups
    • 7-10
    • 11-14

    How did maths shape the castle? How did the radius of a circle help people survive a seige?

    Explore Edinburgh Castle through maths with the whole family. Aimed at children aged 7-11.

    Adapted for use at home to support remote learning.

    Produced by National Museums Scotland, Historic Environment Scotland and The Regimental Museums in Edinburgh Castle

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    Maths Trail at National Museum of Scotland
    • Age groups
    • 7-10

    Explore the National Museum of Scotland with a maths lens! Suitable for families or school classes.

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    Cryptography Challenge
    • Age groups
    • 7-10
    • 11-14
    • 14-16
    • 16+

    Five exhibits at National Museum of Scotland have been written in code! Can you use your code breaking skills to find out what they are?

    Created by Open University Faculty of STEM

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    Family Activities
    • Age groups
    • 4-6
    • 7-10
    • 11-14

    Find activities to do with kids of all ages, out and about or at home