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Investigating Epidemics

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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

Terrariums

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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

Who's the Best?

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?

What Does Random Look Like?

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Engage in a little mathematical detective work to see if you can spot the fakes.

David and Goliath

Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

Does weight confer an advantage to shot putters?

Olympic Records

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Can you deduce which Olympic athletics events are represented by the graphs?

Olympic Triathlon

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Is it the fastest swimmer, the fastest runner or the fastest cyclist who wins the Olympic Triathlon?

Avalanche!

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Investigate how avalanches occur and how they can be controlled

Journey to School

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

How risky is your journey to school?

Football Champs

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Three teams have each played two matches. The table gives the total number points and goals scored for and against each team. Fill in the table and find the scores in the three matches.

Risk and Crime

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Are you at risk of being a victim of crime? How does your perception of that risk compare with the facts and figures?

Charting Success

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Can you make sense of the charts and diagrams that are created and used by sports competitors, trainers and statisticians?

Not Necessarily in That Order

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Baker, Cooper, Jones and Smith are four people whose occupations are teacher, welder, mechanic and programmer, but not necessarily in that order. What is each person’s occupation?

Clock Squares

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Square numbers can be represented on the seven-clock (representing these numbers modulo 7). This works like the days of the week.

Tree Tops

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

A manager of a forestry company has to decide which trees to plant. What strategy for planting and felling would you recommend to the manager in order to maximise the profit?

Farmers Field

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

A farmer has a flat field and two sons who will each inherit half of the field. The farmer wishes to build a stone wall to divide the field in two so each son inherits the same area. Stone walls are. . . .

Reaction Timer

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

This problem offers you two ways to test reactions - use them to investigate your ideas about speeds of reaction.

Gr8 Coach

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Can you coach your rowing eight to win?

Charting More Success

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Can you make sense of the charts and diagrams that are created and used by sports competitors, trainers and statisticians?

Hockey

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

After some matches were played, most of the information in the table containing the results of the games was accidentally deleted. What was the score in each match played?

Calendar Capers

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Choose any three by three square of dates on a calendar page...