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?
Could nanotechnology be used to see if an artery is blocked? Or is this just science fiction?
Investigate how avalanches occur and how they can be controlled
Maths is everywhere in the world! Take a look at these images. What mathematics can you see?
Many physical constants are only known to a certain accuracy. Explore the numerical error bounds in the mass of water and its constituents.
Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.
Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.
How much energy has gone into warming the planet?
Can you suggest a curve to fit some experimental data? Can you work out where the data might have come from?
Explore the relationship between resistance and temperature
Explore the distribution of molecular masses for various hydrocarbons
Is it really greener to go on the bus, or to buy local?
Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calculate various quantities in physical contexts.
Investigate the molecular masses in this sequence of molecules and deduce which molecule has been analysed in the mass spectrometer.