Learn about the link between logical arguments and electronic circuits. Investigate the logical connectives by making and testing your own circuits and fill in the blanks in truth tables to record. . . .
Investigate circuits and record your findings in this simple introduction to truth tables and logic.
Can you visualise whether these nets fold up into 3D shapes? Watch the videos each time to see if you were correct.
How efficiently can you pack together disks?
Can you draw the height-time chart as this complicated vessel fills with water?
Explore the properties of perspective drawing.
When a habitat changes, what happens to the food chain?
Can you work out which drink has the stronger flavour?
Simple models which help us to investigate how epidemics grow and die out.
Can you rank these sets of quantities in order, from smallest to largest? Can you provide convincing evidence for your rankings?
Starting with two basic vector steps, which destinations can you reach on a vector walk?
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to race against Usain Bolt?
Formulate and investigate a simple mathematical model for the design of a table mat.
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?
How much energy has gone into warming the planet?
Can you suggest a curve to fit some experimental data? Can you work out where the data might have come from?
The triathlon is a physically gruelling challenge. Can you work out which athlete burnt the most calories?
Andy wants to cycle from Land's End to John o'Groats. Will he be able to eat enough to keep him going?
An observer is on top of a lighthouse. How far from the foot of the lighthouse is the horizon that the observer can see?
Can Jo make a gym bag for her trainers from the piece of fabric she has?
Analyse these beautiful biological images and attempt to rank them in size order.
This problem explores the biology behind Rudolph's glowing red nose.
Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calculate various quantities in biological contexts.
To investigate the relationship between the distance the ruler drops and the time taken, we need to do some mathematical modelling...
How would you go about estimating populations of dolphins?
Two trains set off at the same time from each end of a single straight railway line. A very fast bee starts off in front of the first train and flies continuously back and forth between the. . . .
Can you sketch graphs to show how the height of water changes in different containers as they are filled?
How do you write a computer program that creates the illusion of stretching elastic bands between pegs of a Geoboard? The answer contains some surprising mathematics.
Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calulate various quantities in biological contexts.
Are these estimates of physical quantities accurate?
Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?
Use the computer to model an epidemic. Try out public health policies to control the spread of the epidemic, to minimise the number of sick days and deaths.
Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.
Can you work out what this procedure is doing?
What shapes should Elly cut out to make a witch's hat? How can she make a taller hat?
Explore the properties of isometric drawings.
How would you design the tiering of seats in a stadium so that all spectators have a good view?
What shape would fit your pens and pencils best? How can you make it?
Can you work out which processes are represented by the graphs?
In which Olympic event does a human travel fastest? Decide which events to include in your Alternative Record Book.
Is it really greener to go on the bus, or to buy local?
Does weight confer an advantage to shot putters?
Various solids are lowered into a beaker of water. How does the water level rise in each case?
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?
Practice your skills of measurement and estimation using this interactive measurement tool based around fascinating images from biology.
Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calculate various quantities in physical contexts.
Which units would you choose best to fit these situations?
A problem about genetics and the transmission of disease.
Can you deduce which Olympic athletics events are represented by the graphs?
Could nanotechnology be used to see if an artery is blocked? Or is this just science fiction?