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Maths Week Scotland 2024: Maths Tales

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To a (Shape) Mouse

Celebrate Burns Night with our fun shape activity, in honour of one of Robert Burns' most well known poems.

Maths Week Scotland 2023: Maths in Motion

Maths Week Scotland will be back 25 September - 1 October 2023 with the theme Maths in Motion. Explore how maths helps us leads our top athletes to sporting success, takes us to distant planets and brings animated figures to life plus much more.

Holiday Countdown 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 2022

With only three weeks to go until Scottish schools start their Christmas holidays, we'll be sharing some daily seasonal maths inspired activities every day from 1 to 20 December, to make the wait a little more fun.

Creative Careers Week 2022

This week is Creative Careers Week (21 - 25 November) where you can find out about different jobs and routes in the arts sector. Maths and creativity may not seem to go hand in hand but there's plenty of maths in the creative and cultural sector, and plenty of creativity in maths!

The Colour of Maths

When you think of maths what colour comes to mind? Visitors to Glasgow Science Centre have been asked exactly that...and we can now reveal the results!

Ready, set, bake! Learning maths through baking.

We love baking here at Maths Week Scotland, not least because there are a multitude of maths and numeracy skills involved in baking - from weighing, measuring and counting, to fractions, conversions, telling the time and more…

Science Centres putting the M in STEM

What colour is maths? How is maths used to navigate our world? And how can statistics and data analysis improve the performance of athletes? For World Science Day, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite activities at science centres across Scotland during this year's Maths Week Scotland.

Why maths is important in all career choices

In celebration of Scottish Careers Week (7-11 November), we've rounded up some of our favourite examples shared in our annual #ShowYourWorking campaign, which highlights the importance of maths across all jobs and sectors and provides real-life examples to inspire young people in their career choices.

New Learn with Will Maths Episode

Learn with Will is a video series of Maths, Science and English. Join Chris and Will on their magical adventures as they bring stone circles to life and summon magical forest spirits, to help you learn about measuring circles.

An Intergalactic Maths Adventure for Space Week

It's World Space Week. 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!

Scottish Museums Day 2022

Why does a golf ball have dimples? Who uses tea as currency? These were some of the questions being answered by museums across Scotland last week for Maths Week Scotland. For Scottish Museums Day (3 October) we’ve rounded up our favourite activities from museums over the last seven days.

#MathsWeekScot 2022 - Beauty of Maths Highlights

We have seen some really incredible music and art projects shared, inspired by this year's theme of 'Beauty of Maths'. Here are just a few of our highlights from the week so far.

JoJo Gnome’s Maths Story Workshops

Find out more about JoJo Gnome's Maths Story Workshops, and watch some of the shape stories that young people across Scotland have created.

Looking & Listening for the Beauty in Maths

Check out the new series of videos focused on the mathematics in Art and Music, created by the Scottish Mathematical Council for Maths Week Scotland 2022.

Maths Week Scotland 2022 - What's On for Families?

This year is our biggest programme for families yet! Find out what's on in your area.