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### Curve Fitter

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Can you fit a cubic equation to this graph?

### Equation Matcher

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Can you match these equations to these graphs?

### Bio Graphs

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

What biological growth processes can you fit to these graphs?

### Immersion

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Curve Match

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Which curve is which, and how would you plan a route to pass between them?

### Graphic Biology

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Several graphs of the sort occurring commonly in biology are given. How many processes can you map to each graph?

### 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.

### Calculus Countdown

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Can you hit the target functions using a set of input functions and a little calculus and algebra?

### Real-life Equations

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Here are several equations from real life. Can you work out which measurements are possible from each equation?

### Stonehenge

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Explain why, when moving heavy objects on rollers, the object moves twice as fast as the rollers. Try a similar experiment yourself.

### Biology Measurement Challenge

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

### Maths Is Everywhere!

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

Maths is everywhere in the world! Take a look at these images. What mathematics can you see?

### The Lorentz Force Law

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Explore the Lorentz force law for charges moving in different ways.

### Vector Walk

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

Starting with two basic vector steps, which destinations can you reach on a vector walk?

### Coordinated Crystals

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Explore the lattice and vector structure of this crystal.

### Robot Camera

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

### Big and Small Numbers in Physics

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.

### Predator - Prey Systems

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See how differential equations might be used to make a realistic model of a system containing predators and their prey.

### Model Solutions

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How do these modelling assumption affect the solutions?

### Ideal Axes

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Explore how can changing the axes for a plot of an equation can lead to different shaped graphs emerging

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Can you arrange a set of charged particles so that none of them start to move when released from rest?

### Gassy Information

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Do each of these scenarios allow you fully to deduce the required facts about the reactants?

### Ramping it Up

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Look at the calculus behind the simple act of a car going over a step.

### Speed-time Problems at the Olympics

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Matrix Meaning

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Explore the meaning behind the algebra and geometry of matrices with these 10 individual problems.

### Transformations for 10

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Explore the properties of matrix transformations with these 10 stimulating questions.

### Stonehenge Is Going Nowhere

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In an extension to the Stonehenge problem, consider the mechanical possibilities for an arrangement of frictional rollers.

### Polygon Walk

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Go on a vector walk and determine which points on the walk are closest to the origin.

### Training Schedule

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

The heptathlon is an athletics competition consisting of 7 events. Can you make sense of the scoring system in order to advise a heptathlete on the best way to reach her target?

### Counting Dolphins

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

How would you go about estimating populations of dolphins?

### Spectrometry Detective

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

From the atomic masses recorded in a mass spectrometry analysis can you deduce the possible form of these compounds?

### Whose Line Graph Is it Anyway?

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Which line graph, equations and physical processes go together?

### Square Pair

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Explore the shape of a square after it is transformed by the action of a matrix.

### Reaction Types

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Explore the rates of growth of the sorts of simple polynomials often used in mathematical modelling.

### Bigger or Smaller?

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

### More or Less?

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Are these estimates of physical quantities accurate?

### Stats Statements

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Are these statistical statements sometimes, always or never true? Or it is impossible to say?

### Time to Evolve

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How many generations would link an evolutionist to a very distant ancestor?

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Which units would you choose best to fit these situations?

### Into the Exponential Distribution

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Get into the exponential distribution through an exploration of its pdf.

### Big and Small Numbers in Biology

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

### Motion Capture

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

Explore displacement/time and velocity/time graphs with this mouse motion sensor.

### Differential Equation Matcher

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Match the descriptions of physical processes to these differential equations.

### Data Matching

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Use your skill and judgement to match the sets of random data.

### Circular Circuitry

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

What will happen when you switch on these circular circuits?

### Natural Shapes

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How does shape relate to function in the natural world?

### Fitting Flat Shapes

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

How efficiently can various flat shapes be fitted together?

### Ideal Gases

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Problems which make you think about the kinetic ideas underlying the ideal gas laws.

### Lunar Leaper

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Gravity on the Moon is about 1/6th that on the Earth. A pole-vaulter 2 metres tall can clear a 5 metres pole on the Earth. How high a pole could he clear on the Moon?

### Gravity Paths

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Where will the spaceman go when he falls through these strange planetary systems?