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Pinhole Camera

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

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Examine these estimates. Do they sound about right?

Reaction Timer

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

Troublesome Triangles

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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. . . .

Avalanche!

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Investigate how avalanches occur and how they can be controlled

Stemnrich - the Physical World

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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

Playground Snapshot

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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?

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Making a scale model of the solar system

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?

Helicopters

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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

Observing the Sun and the Moon

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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.