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Resources tagged with STEM - physical world similar to Weekly Problem 38 - 2006:

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Stemnrich - the Physical World

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

PhysNRICH is the area of the StemNRICH site devoted to the mathematics underlying the study of physics

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Observing the Sun and the Moon

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

How does the time of dawn and dusk vary? What about the Moon, how does that change from night to night? Is the Sun always the same? Gather data to help you explore these questions.

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Troublesome Triangles

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Many natural systems appear to be in equilibrium until suddenly a critical point is reached, setting up a mudslide or an avalanche or an earthquake. In this project, students will use a simple. . . .

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Reaction Timer

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

This problem offers you two ways to test reactions - use them to investigate your ideas about speeds of reaction.

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Pinhole Camera

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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

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Make Your Own Solar System

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Making a scale model of the solar system

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Playground Snapshot

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

The image in this problem is part of a piece of equipment found in the playground of a school. How would you describe it to someone over the phone?

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Avalanche!

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Investigate how avalanches occur and how they can be controlled

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Does This Sound about Right?

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Examine these estimates. Do they sound about right?

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Temperature

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

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?

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Helicopters

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Design and test a paper helicopter. What is the best design?