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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.

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.

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.

Maths Week 2023 for Schools - Volume 2

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Maths Behind Fire Fighting

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

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!

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.