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.

Can you suggest a curve to fit some experimental data? Can you work out where the data might have come from?

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

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?

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

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

Andy wants to cycle from Land's End to John o'Groats. Will he be able to eat enough to keep him going?

Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?

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

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

Many physical constants are only known to a certain accuracy. Explore the numerical error bounds in the mass of water and its constituents.

Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

Explore the relationship between resistance and temperature

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

How do you write a computer program that creates the illusion of stretching elastic bands between pegs of a Geoboard? The answer contains some surprising mathematics.

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

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. . . .

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

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

An observer is on top of a lighthouse. How far from the foot of the lighthouse is the horizon that the observer can see?

Which units would you choose best to fit these situations?

Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.

Examine these estimates. Do they sound about right?

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

Can you work out which processes are represented by the graphs?

How would you design the tiering of seats in a stadium so that all spectators have a good view?

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

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?

To investigate the relationship between the distance the ruler drops and the time taken, we need to do some mathematical modelling...

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

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to race against Usain Bolt?

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

This problem explores the biology behind Rudolph's glowing red nose.

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

How would you go about estimating populations of dolphins?

10 graphs of experimental data are given. Can you use a spreadsheet to find algebraic graphs which match them closely, and thus discover the formulae most likely to govern the underlying processes?

Starting with two basic vector steps, which destinations can you reach on a vector walk?

Various solids are lowered into a beaker of water. How does the water level rise in each case?

Can you draw the height-time chart as this complicated vessel fills with water?

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?

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