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

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

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

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

Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

Examine these estimates. Do they sound about right?

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

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

Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.

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

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

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

Explore the distribution of molecular masses for various hydrocarbons

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