Length, Area and Volume

This collection of STEM resources is based around the topics of length, area and volume.  Resources are listed in order of stage.

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?

Fill Me Up

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Can you sketch graphs to show how the height of water changes in different containers as they are filled?

Chocolate Cake

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

If I don't have the size of cake tin specified in my recipe, will the size I do have be OK?

Gym Bag

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

Can Jo make a gym bag for her trainers from the piece of fabric she has?

More or Less?

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Are these estimates of physical quantities accurate?

Fill Me up Too

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

In Fill Me Up we invited you to sketch graphs as vessels are filled with water. Can you work out the equations of the graphs?

Efficient Packing

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

How efficiently can you pack together disks?

Using the Haemocytometer

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.

Scientific Measurement

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Practice your skills of measurement and estimation using this interactive measurement tool based around fascinating images from biology.

Biology Measurement Challenge

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Analyse these beautiful biological images and attempt to rank them in size order.

Robot Camera

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Could nanotechnology be used to see if an artery is blocked? Or is this just science fiction?