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Maths Week Scotland 2024: Maths Tales

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Facing the Future: Edinburgh Science Festival 2024

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.

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.

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'!

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.

Lego Hearts for Valentines Day

Build a Lego Heart for a maths filled Valentines Day

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.

#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!

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!

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.

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.

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.

Halloween Maths Activities

We've rounded up some of our spooky maths activities for you to try at home or in the classroom.

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.

Innovations: Past, Present and Future at Stirling Science Festival 2023

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.

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.

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.