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Examine these estimates. Do they sound about right?

Pinhole Camera

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Make your own pinhole camera for safe observation of the sun, and find out how it works.

Maths Filler

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Imagine different shaped vessels being filled. Can you work out what the graphs of the water level should look like?

Food Chains

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When a habitat changes, what happens to the food chain?

Big and Small Numbers in the Living World

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Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calculate various quantities in biological contexts.

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Is it cheaper to cook a meal from scratch or to buy a ready meal? What difference does the number of people you're cooking for make?

Isometric Drawing

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Explore the properties of isometric drawings.

Chocolate Cake

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

Fill Me Up

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

Olympic Measures

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These Olympic quantities have been jumbled up! Can you put them back together again?

Speedy Sidney

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Two trains set off at the same time from each end of a single straight railway line. A very fast bee starts off in front of the first train and flies continuously back and forth between the. . . .

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Can you work out which drink has the stronger flavour?

Olympic Records

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Can you deduce which Olympic athletics events are represented by the graphs?

How Would You Score It?

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Invent a scoring system for a 'guess the weight' competition.

Triathlon and Fitness

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The triathlon is a physically gruelling challenge. Can you work out which athlete burnt the most calories?

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What shape would fit your pens and pencils best? How can you make it?

Who's the Best?

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Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?

Perspective Drawing

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Explore the properties of perspective drawing.

Investigating Epidemics

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Simple models which help us to investigate how epidemics grow and die out.

Temperature

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Water freezes at 0°Celsius (32°Fahrenheit) and boils at 100°C (212°Fahrenheit). Is there a temperature at which Celsius and Fahrenheit readings are the same?

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

Designing Table Mats

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Formulate and investigate a simple mathematical model for the design of a table mat.

Gym Bag

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

Logic, Truth Tables and Switching Circuits Challenge

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Learn about the link between logical arguments and electronic circuits. Investigate the logical connectives by making and testing your own circuits and fill in the blanks in truth tables to record. . . .

Witch's Hat

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What shapes should Elly cut out to make a witch's hat? How can she make a taller hat?

Air Nets

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Can you visualise whether these nets fold up into 3D shapes? Watch the videos each time to see if you were correct.

Truth Tables and Electronic Circuits

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Investigate circuits and record your findings in this simple introduction to truth tables and logic.