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It's a Scrabble

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Letters have different values in Scrabble - how are they decided upon? And would the values be the same for other languages?

Substitution Cipher

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Find the frequency distribution for ordinary English, and use it to help you crack the code.

Compare the Squares

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In this problem you will do your own poll to find out whether your friends think two squares on a board are the same colour or not.

Our Sports

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This problem explores the range of events in a sports day and which ones are the most popular and attract the most entries.

Real Statistics

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Have a look at this table of how children travel to school. How does it compare with children in your class?

Substitution Transposed

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Substitution and Transposition all in one! How fiendish can these codes get?

Terrariums

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

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When Charlie retires, he's looking forward to the quiet life, whereas Alison wants a busy and exciting retirement. Can you advise them on where they should go?

Secondary Cipher Challenge Part 1

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Here is the start of a six-part challenge. Can you get to the end and crack the final message?

Inspector Morse

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

You may like to read the article on Morse code before attempting this question. Morse's letter analysis was done over 150 years ago, so might there be a better allocation of symbols today?

Olympic Records

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

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.

Warmsnug Double Glazing

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How have "Warmsnug" arrived at the prices shown on their windows? Which window has been given an incorrect price?

Decathlon: the Art of Scoring Points

Stage: 3, 4 and 5

How do decisions about scoring affect who wins a combined event such as the decathlon?

The Time Is ...

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you put these mixed-up times in order? You could arrange them in a circle.