To investigate the relationship between the distance the ruler drops and the time taken, we need to do some mathematical modelling...
Explore the relationship between resistance and temperature
Can you sketch graphs to show how the height of water changes in
different containers as they are filled?
Make your own pinhole camera for safe observation of the sun, and find out how it works.
Can you suggest a curve to fit some experimental data? Can you work out where the data might have come from?
Investigate how avalanches occur and how they can be controlled
10 graphs of experimental data are given. Can you use a spreadsheet to find algebraic graphs which match them closely, and thus discover the formulae most likely to govern the underlying processes?
In Fill Me Up we invited you to sketch graphs as vessels are filled with water. Can you work out the equations of the graphs?
Can you work out which processes are represented by the graphs?
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?
What biological growth processes can you fit to these graphs?
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.