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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?

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

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

Examine these estimates. Do they sound about right?

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

Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.

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

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

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

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

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

How would you go about estimating populations of dolphins?

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

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

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

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

Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

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

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?

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

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. . . .

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

Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?

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. . . .

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

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

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?

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

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

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

Which units would you choose best to fit these situations?

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