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Big and Small Numbers in Physics - Group Task

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Work in groups to try to create the best approximations to these physical quantities.

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The Not-so-simple Pendulum 1

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

See how the motion of the simple pendulum is not-so-simple after all.

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Model Solutions

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How do these modelling assumption affect the solutions?

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Dangerous Driver?

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Was it possible that this dangerous driving penalty was issued in error?

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Where to Land

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Chris is enjoying a swim but needs to get back for lunch. If she can swim at 3 m/s and run at 7m/sec, how far along the bank should she land in order to get back as quickly as possible?

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Slippage

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

A ladder 3m long rests against a wall with one end a short distance from its base. Between the wall and the base of a ladder is a garden storage box 1m tall and 1m high. What is the maximum distance. . . .

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10 Olympic Starters

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

10 intriguing starters related to the mechanics of sport.