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Scientific Measurement

Practice your skills of measurement and estimation using this interactive measurement tool based around fascinating images from biology.

A Question of Scale

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2


This activity will test your knowledge of powers of 10 in scientific contexts. See the hints if you need some help understanding the notation.

Will you be able to judge the length of the physical objects, with sizes ranging from 1 Angstrom to 1 million km, with no wrong attempts?

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