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More or Less?

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Are these estimates of physical quantities accurate?

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Examine these estimates. Do they sound about right?

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.

Big and Small Numbers in the Living World

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

Approximately Certain

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

Big and Small Numbers in Chemistry

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Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

Time to Evolve

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

Big and Small Numbers in the Physical World

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

Global Warming

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How much energy has gone into warming the planet?

Bigger or Smaller?

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

Constantly Changing

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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 Physics

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Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.

Construct the Solar System

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

Carbon Footprints

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

Perfect Eclipse

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

Molecular Sequencer

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

Heavy Hydrocarbons

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Explore the distribution of molecular masses for various hydrocarbons