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Right Time

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

At the time of writing the hour and minute hands of my clock are at right angles. How long will it be before they are at right angles again?

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The Pi Are Square

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A circle with the radius of 2.2 centimetres is drawn touching the sides of a square. What area of the square is NOT covered by the circle?

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Thousands and Millions

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

Here's a chance to work with large numbers...

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Kite

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Derive a formula for finding the area of any kite.

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Does This Sound about Right?

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Examine these estimates. Do they sound about right?

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Make Your Own Solar System

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Making a scale model of the solar system

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Tray Bake

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

My recipe is for 12 cakes - how do I change it if I want to make a different number of cakes?

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Helicopters

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Design and test a paper helicopter. What is the best design?

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The New Millennium: When Did it Begin?

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Not everybody agreed that the Third Millennium actually began on January 1st 2000. Find out why by reading this brief article.

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The Moving Planets

Stage: 2 and 3

Mathematics has always been a powerful tool for studying, measuring and calculating the movements of the planets, and this article gives several examples.

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All in a Jumble

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

My measurements have got all jumbled up! Swap them around and see if you can find a combination where every measurement is valid.

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Weigh to Go

Stage: 1 and 2

This article for teachers recounts the history of measurement, encouraging it to be used as a spring board for cross-curricular activity.