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?

Invent a scoring system for a 'guess the weight' competition.

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

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

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. . . .

Make your own pinhole camera for safe observation of the sun, and find out how it works.

Examine these estimates. Do they sound about right?

To investigate the relationship between the distance the ruler drops and the time taken, we need to do some mathematical modelling...

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

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

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

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

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

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

Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

Where should runners start the 200m race so that they have all run the same distance by the finish?

Imagine different shaped vessels being filled. Can you work out what the graphs of the water level should look like?

Is it cheaper to cook a meal from scratch or to buy a ready meal? What difference does the number of people you're cooking for make?

Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?

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

Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.

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

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

How would you go about estimating populations of dolphins?

The triathlon is a physically gruelling challenge. Can you work out which athlete burnt the most calories?

Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calulate various quantities in biological contexts.

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.

Can you deduce which Olympic athletics events are represented by the graphs?

Which units would you choose best to fit these situations?

Explore the relationship between resistance and temperature

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

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

Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calculate various quantities in biological contexts.

How would you design the tiering of seats in a stadium so that all spectators have a good view?

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.

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. . . .

Water freezes at 0°Celsius (32°Fahrenheit) and boils at 100°C (212°Fahrenheit). Is there a temperature at which Celsius and Fahrenheit readings are the same?

Can you visualise whether these nets fold up into 3D shapes? Watch the videos each time to see if you were correct.

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

This problem explores the biology behind Rudolph's glowing red nose.

What shapes should Elly cut out to make a witch's hat? How can she make a taller hat?

An observer is on top of a lighthouse. How far from the foot of the lighthouse is the horizon that the observer can see?