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Robot Camera

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

Investigating the Dilution Series

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Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?

A Question of Scale

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Use your skill and knowledge to place various scientific lengths in order of size. Can you judge the length of objects with sizes ranging from 1 Angstrom to 1 million km with no wrong attempts?

Approximately Certain

Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

Estimate these curious quantities sufficiently accurately that you can rank them in order of size

Choose Your Units

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Which units would you choose best to fit these situations?

Alternative Record Book

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In which Olympic event does a human travel fastest? Decide which events to include in your Alternative Record Book.

The Genes of Gilgamesh

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Can you work out the parentage of the ancient hero Gilgamesh?

Bigger or Smaller?

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When you change the units, do the numbers get bigger or smaller?

Bionrich

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bioNRICH is the area of the stemNRICH site devoted to the mathematics underlying the study of the biological sciences, designed to help develop the mathematics required to get the most from your. . . .

Epidemic Modelling

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Use the computer to model an epidemic. Try out public health policies to control the spread of the epidemic, to minimise the number of sick days and deaths.

Ratios and Dilutions

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Scientists often require solutions which are diluted to a particular concentration. In this problem, you can explore the mathematics of simple dilutions

Core Scientific Mathematics

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This is the area of the advanced stemNRICH site devoted to the core applied mathematics underlying the sciences.

Mixed up Mixture

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Can you fill in the mixed up numbers in this dilution calculation?

Dilution Series Calculator

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Which dilutions can you make using 10ml pipettes and 100ml measuring cylinders?

Exact Dilutions

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Which exact dilution ratios can you make using only 2 dilutions?

Advanced STEM

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Advanced problems in the mathematical sciences.

Conversion Sorter

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Can you break down this conversion process into logical steps?

Packing 3D Shapes

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What 3D shapes occur in nature. How efficiently can you pack these shapes together?

Chemnrich

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chemNRICH is the area of the stemNRICH site devoted to the mathematics underlying the study of chemistry, designed to help develop the mathematics required to get the most from your study. . . .