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Big and Small Numbers in Chemistry

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Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

Big and Small Numbers in Physics

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Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.

Approximately Certain

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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.

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Examine these estimates. Do they sound about right?

Biology Measurement Challenge

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

Time to Evolve

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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?

The Unmultiply Game

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Unmultiply is a game of quick estimation. You need to find two numbers that multiply together to something close to the given target - fast! 10 levels with a high scores table.

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.

Counting Sweets

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

Using the Haemocytometer

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Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.

Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for Two

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Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your oponent.

Countdown

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

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. . . .

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...

Whole Numbers Only

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

Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty

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

Dicey Operations

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