Try this version of Snap with a friend - do you know the order of
the days of the week?
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
Can you use this information to estimate how much the different
fruit selections weigh in kilos and pounds?
Investigate the different distances of these car journeys and find
out how long they take.
How will you find out how much a tank of petrol costs?
A group of children are using measuring cylinders but they lose the labels. Can you help relabel them?
Grandpa was measuring a rug using yards, feet and inches. Can you
help William to work out its area?
Here's a chance to work with large numbers...
My measurements have got all jumbled up! Swap them around and see
if you can find a combination where every measurement is valid.
In the ancient city of Atlantis a solid rectangular object called a
Zin was built in honour of the goddess Tina. Your task is to
determine on which day of the week the obelisk was completed.
Can you explain what is happening and account for the values being
My average speed for a journey was 50 mph, my return average speed
of 70 mph. Why wasn't my average speed for the round trip 60mph ?
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled
triangle of unit hypotenuse.
A conveyor belt, with tins placed at regular intervals, is moving
at a steady rate towards a labelling machine. A gerbil starts from
the beginning of the belt and jumps from tin to tin.
Swimmers in opposite directions cross at 20m and at 30m from each
end of a swimming pool. How long is the pool ?
How high will a ball taking a million seconds to fall travel?
Can you work out the natural time scale for the universe?
At what positions and speeds can the bomb be dropped to destroy the
How fast would you have to throw a ball upwards so that it would
Can you work out which of the equations models a bouncing bomb?
Will you be able to hit the target?
Follow in the steps of Newton and find the path that the earth
follows around the sun.
There were so many well-explained solutions to this problem! Did
you solve it in the same way?
Francesca, Alex, Samuel and Rees were just four of the problem
solvers who sent in very clear solutions to this logic problem.
We had a lot of interest in this problem and over 200 correct
This article for teachers suggests ways in which dinosaurs can be a
great context for discussing measurement.
A game for two or more players that uses a knowledge of measuring
tools. Spin the spinner and identify which jobs can be done with
the measuring tool shown.
Noticing the regular movement of the Sun and the stars has led to a desire to measure time. This article for teachers and learners looks at the history of man's need to measure things.
Two sudokus in one. Challenge yourself to make the necessary
A simplified account of special relativity and the twins paradox.