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Sep 29

OU at Maths Week Scotland: Growing Exponentially

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 14:00 to 15:00

Free Online

What does it mean for money, populations or even a virus to grow exponentially? Join OU Mathematics Education academics Sue Forsythe, Cathy Smith and Rebecca Rosenberg for this interactive session using puzzles and questions to help you understand exponential growth.

OU at Maths Week Scotland: Chaos Theory & The Butterfly Effect

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 19:00 to 20:00

Free Online

Join Dr Marc Pradas, Senior Lecturer in Mathematics at the OU, for an exploration of Chaos Theory and The Butterfly Effect. Does the flap of a butterfly’s wings in Brazil set off a tornado in Texas?

Sep 30

OU at Maths Week Scotland: Codebreaking & Cryptography for ages 14+

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 19:00 to 20:30

Free Online

Crack codes and compete! Put your mathematical skills and problem solving abilities to the test in this interactive session to break ancient and modern codes! Suggested age suitability14+.

Oct 1

OU at Maths Week Scotland: Navigating by Numbers

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 19:00 to 20:30

Free Online

Join Dr Ian Short, Senior Lecturer in Mathematics at the OU, for an exploration of numbers and geometry.

Oct 3

OU at Maths Week Scotland: Codebreaking & Cryptography for ages 12-13

Saturday, October 3, 2020 - 11:00 to 12:30

Free Online

Crack codes and compete! Put your mathematical skills and problem solving abilities to the test in this interactive session to break ancient and modern codes! Suggested age suitability 12-13 years old. 

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If you are interested in potentially holding an event with us please email: 
Scotland-External-Affairs@open.ac.uk