Length, Area and Volume

This collection of STEM resources is based around the topics of length, area and volume.  Resources are listed in order of stage.

Place Your Orders

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you rank these sets of quantities in order, from smallest to largest? Can you provide convincing evidence for your rankings?

Fill Me Up

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you sketch graphs to show how the height of water changes in different containers as they are filled?

Chocolate Cake

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

If I don't have the size of cake tin specified in my recipe, will the size I do have be OK?

Gym Bag

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can Jo make a gym bag for her trainers from the piece of fabric she has?

More or Less?

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Are these estimates of physical quantities accurate?

Efficient Packing

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

How efficiently can you pack together disks?

Using the Haemocytometer

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.

Biology Measurement Challenge

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

Robot Camera

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Could nanotechnology be used to see if an artery is blocked? Or is this just science fiction?

Fill Me up Too

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

In Fill Me Up we invited you to sketch graphs as vessels are filled with water. Can you work out the equations of the graphs?