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Counting Dolphins

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

How would you go about estimating populations of dolphins?

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Big and Small Numbers in Biology

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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

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Big and Small Numbers in the Living World

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

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

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Time to Evolve

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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

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Biology Measurement Challenge

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Analyse these beautiful biological images and attempt to rank them in size order.

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Robot Camera

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Could nanotechnology be used to see if an artery is blocked? Or is this just science fiction?

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Food Web

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Is this eco-system sustainable?

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Natural Shapes

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

How does shape relate to function in the natural world?

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Food Chains

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

When a habitat changes, what happens to the food chain?

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Genetics

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A problem about genetics and the transmission of disease.

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Bird Watch

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

Do you know which birds are regular visitors where you live?

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Like Father Like Son

Stage: 4 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

What is the chance I will have a son who looks like me?

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Maths Is Everywhere!

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

Maths is everywhere in the world! Take a look at these images. What mathematics can you see?

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Terrariums

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Build a mini eco-system, and collect and interpret data on how well the plants grow under different conditions.

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Investigating Epidemics

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

Simple models which help us to investigate how epidemics grow and die out.

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Counting Fish

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

I need a figure for the fish population in a lake, how does it help to catch and mark 40 fish ?

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Using the Haemocytometer

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.

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Bio Graphs

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

What biological growth processes can you fit to these graphs?

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Influenza Virus: It's All in the Packaging

Stage: 4 and 5

This article explores how researchers in disease dynamics are using mathematics to understand how the influenza virus replicates.

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Capture and Recapture

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

How do scientists or mathematicians estimate the size of a population of wild animals?

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Solving the Genome Puzzle

Stage: 4 and 5

The human genome is represented by a string of around 3 billion letters. To deal with such large numbers, genome sequencing relies on clever algorithms. This article investigates.