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

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

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

Which units would you choose best to fit these situations?

Make an accurate diagram of the solar system and explore the concept of a grand conjunction.

Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

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?

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

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

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?

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

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

Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.

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

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

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

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

Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?

Where should runners start the 200m race so that they have all run the same distance by the finish?

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.

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

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.

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

Examine these estimates. Do they sound about right?

Use trigonometry to determine whether solar eclipses on earth can be perfect.

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

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

Explore the relationship between resistance and temperature

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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. . . .

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?

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

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. . . .

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

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

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

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

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