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##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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

### Speedy Sidney

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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. . . .

### Speed-time Problems at the Olympics

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Maths Filler 2

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Can you draw the height-time chart as this complicated vessel fills with water?

### Alternative Record Book

##### Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Electric Kettle

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Explore the relationship between resistance and temperature

### Maths Filler

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Immersion

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Various solids are lowered into a beaker of water. How does the water level rise in each case?

### A Question of Scale

##### Stage: 4 Short Challenge Level:

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?

### Triathlon and Fitness

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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

### Guessing the Graph

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### What's That Graph?

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Can you work out which processes are represented by the graphs?

### Nutrition and Cycling

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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

### How Do You React?

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Fill Me Up

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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

### Fill Me up Too

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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?

### Perfect Eclipse

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Olympic Measures

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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

### Efficient Packing

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

How efficiently can you pack together disks?

### Biology Measurement Challenge

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Scientific Measurement

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Witch's Hat

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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

##### Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Make Your Own Pencil Case

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

What shape would fit your pens and pencils best? How can you make it?

### Logic, Truth Tables and Switching Circuits Challenge

##### Stage: 3, 4 and 5

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. . . .

### Investigating Epidemics

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Simple models which help us to investigate how epidemics grow and die out.

### Designing Table Mats

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Formulate and investigate a simple mathematical model for the design of a table mat.

### Far Horizon

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Elastic Maths

##### Stage: 4 and 5

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.

### Chocolate Cake

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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

### Temperature

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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?

### Isometric Drawing

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Explore the properties of isometric drawings.

### Air Nets

##### Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

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

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Can you work out which drink has the stronger flavour?

### Big and Small Numbers in the Living World

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Gym Bag

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Track Design

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Food Chains

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

When a habitat changes, what happens to the food chain?

### Investigating the Dilution Series

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?

### Weekly Challenge 48: Quorum-sensing

##### Stage: 4 Short Challenge Level:

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

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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?

### Perspective Drawing

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Explore the properties of perspective drawing.

### Truth Tables and Electronic Circuits

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4

Investigate circuits and record your findings in this simple introduction to truth tables and logic.

### Big and Small Numbers in Chemistry

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

### Approximately Certain

##### Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Big and Small Numbers in Physics

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.

### Back Fitter

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

10 graphs of experimental data are given. Can you use a spreadsheet to find algebraic graphs which match them closely, and thus discover the formulae most likely to govern the underlying processes?

### Carbon Footprints

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Is it really greener to go on the bus, or to buy local?

### Constantly Changing

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Global Warming

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

How much energy has gone into warming the planet?