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### Heavy Hydrocarbons

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

Explore the distribution of molecular masses for various hydrocarbons

### Guessing the Graph

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Global Warming

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

How much energy has gone into warming the planet?

### Chemnrich

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

chemNRICH is the area of the stemNRICH site devoted to the mathematics underlying the study of chemistry, designed to help develop the mathematics required to get the most from your study. . . .

### 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

### Physnrich

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

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

### Molecular Sequencer

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

Investigate the molecular masses in this sequence of molecules and deduce which molecule has been analysed in the mass spectrometer.

### Far Horizon

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

An observer is on top of a lighthouse. How far from the foot of the lighthouse is the horizon that the observer can see?

### Big and Small Numbers in Physics

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.

### Investigating the Dilution Series

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?

### Make Your Own Solar System

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

Making a scale model of the solar system

### Bigger or Smaller?

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Construct the Solar System

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

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

### Constantly Changing

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Big and Small Numbers in the Physical World

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Carbon Footprints

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Is it really greener to go on the bus, or to buy local?

### A Question of Scale

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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?

### Big and Small Numbers in Chemistry

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Which units would you choose best to fit these situations?

### Approximately Certain

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

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

### Electric Kettle

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Explore the relationship between resistance and temperature

### Perfect Eclipse

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Speed-time Problems at the Olympics

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### How Do You React?

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Helicopters

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

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

### Alternative Record Book

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

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