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### Temperature

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Is there a temperature at which Celsius and Fahrenheit readings are the same?

### Epidemic Modelling

##### Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

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.

### Truth Tables and Electronic Circuits

##### Age 11 to 18

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

### Logic, Truth Tables and Switching Circuits Challenge

##### Age 11 to 18

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. . . .

### Pinhole Camera

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

### Air Nets

##### Age 7 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

### 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...

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you work out which drink has the stronger flavour?

### Big and Small Numbers in Physics

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.

### Global Warming

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

How much energy has gone into warming the planet?

### Electric Kettle

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Explore the relationship between resistance and temperature

### Approximately Certain

##### Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

##### Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

### Big and Small Numbers in the Living World

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### Investigating Epidemics

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### Perfect Eclipse

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### Robot Camera

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### Constantly Changing

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### Carbon Footprints

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Is it really greener to go on the bus, or to buy local?

### Does This Sound about Right?

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Examine these estimates. Do they sound about right?

### Investigating the Dilution Series

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?

### Big and Small Numbers in the Physical World

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### Bigger or Smaller?

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### Big and Small Numbers in Chemistry

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

### Track Design

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Which units would you choose best to fit these situations?

### Construct the Solar System

##### Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

### A Question of Scale

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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?

### Designing Table Mats

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### Nutrition and Cycling

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### Guessing the Graph

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### Chocolate Cake

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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 Too

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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?

### Elastic Maths

##### Age 14 to 18

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.

### Perspective Drawing

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Explore the properties of perspective drawing.

### Food Chains

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

### Speedy Sidney

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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. . . .

### Gym Bag

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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?

### Maths Filler

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

### Witch's Hat

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### What's That Graph?

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### Isometric Drawing

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Explore the properties of isometric drawings.

### Make Your Own Pencil Case

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

### Fill Me Up

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

### More or Less?

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Are these estimates of physical quantities accurate?

### Efficient Packing

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

How efficiently can you pack together disks?

### Counting Dolphins

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

How would you go about estimating populations of dolphins?

### Triathlon and Fitness

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

### Olympic Records

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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