Units of Measurement

Walk and Ride

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

How far have these students walked by the time the teacher's car reaches them after their bus broke down?

Estimating Angles

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

How good are you at estimating angles?

An Unhappy End

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Two engines, at opposite ends of a single track railway line, set off towards one another just as a fly, sitting on the front of one of the engines, sets off flying along the railway line...

All in a Jumble

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

My measurements have got all jumbled up! Swap them around and see if you can find a combination where every measurement is valid.

Thousands and Millions

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Here's a chance to work with large numbers...

Speeding Boats

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Two boats travel up and down a lake. Can you picture where they will cross if you know how fast each boat is travelling?

Speed-time Problems at the Olympics

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to race against Usain Bolt?

Place Your Orders

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Can you rank these sets of quantities in order, from smallest to largest? Can you provide convincing evidence for your rankings?

Nutrition and Cycling

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Andy wants to cycle from Land's End to John o'Groats. Will he be able to eat enough to keep him going?

Olympic Measures

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

These Olympic quantities have been jumbled up! Can you put them back together again?

Units of Measurement - Short Problems

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A collection of short Stage 3 and 4 problems on units of measurement.