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### Big and Small Numbers in Physics

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Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.

### Big and Small Numbers in Chemistry

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Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

### Does This Sound about Right?

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Examine these estimates. Do they sound about right?

### Approximately Certain

##### Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

Estimate these curious quantities sufficiently accurately that you can rank them in order of size

### More or Less?

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Are these estimates of physical quantities accurate?

### Big and Small Numbers in Biology

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Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calulate various quantities in biological contexts.

### Biology Measurement Challenge

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Analyse these beautiful biological images and attempt to rank them in size order.

### Time to Evolve

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

How many generations would link an evolutionist to a very distant ancestor?

### Back Fitter

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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?

### Counting Sweets

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

How might you use mathematics to improve your chances of guessing the number of sweets in a jar?

### Power Countdown

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In this twist on the well-known Countdown numbers game, use your knowledge of Powers and Roots to make a target.

### Using the Haemocytometer

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Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.

### Sissa's Reward

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Sissa cleverly asked the King for a reward that sounded quite modest but turned out to be rather large...

### Squaring the Circle

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Bluey-green, white and transparent squares with a few odd bits of shapes around the perimeter. But, how many squares are there of each type in the complete circle? Study the picture and make. . . .

### Whole Numbers Only

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Can you work out how many of each kind of pencil this student bought?

### Dicey Operations

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?

### Countdown

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Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.

### Nice or Nasty

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There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...