Maths Gets Physical

Maths Gets Physical

Training for a sporting event? Maths can help you!

Reaction Timer 

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:
This problem offers you two ways to test reactions - use them to investigate your ideas about speeds of reaction.

Speed-time Problems at the Olympics 

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to race against Usain Bolt?

How Do You React? 

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:
To investigate the relationship between the distance the ruler drops and the time taken, we need to do some mathematical modelling...

Alternative Record Book 

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:
In which Olympic event does a human travel fastest? Decide which events to include in your Alternative Record Book.