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Broad Topics > Applications > physics

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Which units would you choose best to fit these situations?

Bigger or Smaller?

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When you change the units, do the numbers get bigger or smaller?

Approximately Certain

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Estimate these curious quantities sufficiently accurately that you can rank them in order of size

A Question of Scale

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Use your skill and knowledge to place various scientific lengths in order of size. Can you judge the length of objects with sizes ranging from 1 Angstrom to 1 million km with no wrong attempts?

Big and Small Numbers in Chemistry

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Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

Constantly Changing

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Many physical constants are only known to a certain accuracy. Explore the numerical error bounds in the mass of water and its constituents.

Guessing the Graph

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Can you suggest a curve to fit some experimental data? Can you work out where the data might have come from?

Physnrich

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PhysNRICH is the area of the StemNRICH site devoted to the mathematics underlying the study of physics

Construct the Solar System

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Make an accurate diagram of the solar system and explore the concept of a grand conjunction.

Chemnrich

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chemNRICH is the area of the stemNRICH site devoted to the mathematics underlying the study of chemistry, designed to help develop the mathematics required to get the most from your study. . . .

Big and Small Numbers in Physics

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Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.

Stemnrich - Technology

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This is the technology section of stemNRICH - Core.

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Advanced problems in the mathematical sciences.

The Power of Dimensional Analysis

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An introduction to a useful tool to check the validity of an equation.

Alternative Record Book

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In which Olympic event does a human travel fastest? Decide which events to include in your Alternative Record Book.

Core Scientific Mathematics

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This is the area of the advanced stemNRICH site devoted to the core applied mathematics underlying the sciences.

The Amazing Properties of Water

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Find out why water is one of the most amazing compounds in the universe and why it is essential for life. - UNDER DEVELOPMENT

Ancient Astronomical Terms

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Some explanations of basic terms and some phenomena discovered by ancient astronomers

Motion Capture

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Explore displacement/time and velocity/time graphs with this mouse motion sensor.

Perfect Eclipse

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Use trigonometry to determine whether solar eclipses on earth can be perfect.