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

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

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

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. . . .

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

How would you go about estimating populations of dolphins?

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

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

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?

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

Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?

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

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

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

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

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

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

Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?

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

Examine these estimates. Do they sound about right?

Explore the relationship between resistance and temperature

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

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

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

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

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?

Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

Which units would you choose best to fit these situations?

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

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

Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.

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

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

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

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?

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?

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

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.

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