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To celebrate Vikings Live, we have replaced our Roman alphabet with the runic alphabet used by the Vikings, the Scandinavian ‘Younger Futhark’. The ‘Younger Futhark’ has only 16 letters, so we have used some of the runic letters more than once or combined two runes for one Roman letter.

For an excellent introduction to runes, we recommend Martin Findell’s book published by British Museum Press.

More information about how we have ‘runified’ this site

 

Maths

Resources

Maths

Museum artefacts can show us how ancient cultures used number, pattern and shape in order to make sense of the world around them.


2D shape 
Age 4–6

Colour 
Age 4–6

Pattern 
Age 4–6

Sessions

School session

How current is currency?

KS2

Students will investigate the development of money and its role in societies.

School session

Museum maths

R & KS1

Use the Museum's African galleries to explore shape, pattern, colour and counting.

School session

Measuring the Museum

KS2

A teacher-led sesssion for primary students which rotates through maths activities in the galleries.

School session

Maths challenge

KS3

A teacher-led sesssion for secondary students which rotates through maths activities in the galleries.


 

April 2014

Monday 28 April

  • 10.30

    Museum maths

May 2014

Friday 2 May

Monday 12 May

  • 10.30

    Museum maths

Thursday 22 May

  • 10.30

    Museum maths

June 2014

Thursday 12 June

  • 10.30

    Museum maths

Monday 30 June

  • 10.30

    Museum maths

July 2014

Friday 4 July

  • 10.30

    Museum maths


Books

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