The online event gave school students, the viewing public, and the LECTURES attendees the opportunity to continue the conversation about the Royal Institution’s CHRISTMAS LECTURES series,“Secrets and lies: The hidden power of maths”, as well as the surrounding mathematical, scientific, societal, and ethical themes.
This Zone Report contains key activity data from the Zone. We learnt:
- 81% of teachers used the activity in a Maths class. The project reached new teachers, students, and subjects.
- activity levels have increased compared with previous CHRISTMAS LECTURES Zones.
- discussions in the Zone were on topic. Students asked about Maths and the real world.
- teacher feedback shows the activity broadening students’ perceptions of maths and mathematicians.