Use your skill and judgement to match the sets of random data.
Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?
Does weight confer an advantage to shot putters?
Analyse these beautiful biological images and attempt to rank them in size order.
Invent a scoring system for a 'guess the weight' competition.
Can you deduce which Olympic athletics events are represented by the graphs?
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?
Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calculate various quantities in biological contexts.
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?
Is it really greener to go on the bus, or to buy local?
Starting with two basic vector steps, which destinations can you reach on a vector walk?
To investigate the relationship between the distance the ruler drops and the time taken, we need to do some mathematical modelling...
Could nanotechnology be used to see if an artery is blocked? Or is this just science fiction?
A problem about genetics and the transmission of disease.
How would you design the tiering of seats in a stadium so that all spectators have a good view?
What shapes should Elly cut out to make a witch's hat? How can she make a taller hat?
Can you work out what this procedure is doing?
Simple models which help us to investigate how epidemics grow and die out.
Can you work out which processes are represented by the graphs?
Formulate and investigate a simple mathematical model for the design of a table mat.
How much energy has gone into warming the planet?
Various solids are lowered into a beaker of water. How does the water level rise in each case?
Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calculate various quantities in physical contexts.
Explore the relationship between resistance and temperature
Explore the properties of perspective drawing.
An observer is on top of a lighthouse. How far from the foot of the lighthouse is the horizon that the observer can see?
How would you go about estimating populations of dolphins?
Andy wants to cycle from Land's End to John o'Groats. Will he be able to eat enough to keep him going?
How efficiently can you pack together disks?
Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calulate various quantities in biological contexts.
Can you draw the height-time chart as this complicated vessel fills with water?
Are these estimates of physical quantities accurate?
If I don't have the size of cake tin specified in my recipe, will the size I do have be OK?
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 you work out which drink has the stronger flavour?
Can you visualise whether these nets fold up into 3D shapes? Watch the videos each time to see if you were correct.
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.
Investigate circuits and record your findings in this simple introduction to truth tables and logic.
Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?
Explore the properties of isometric drawings.
Imagine different shaped vessels being filled. Can you work out what the graphs of the water level should look like?
When a habitat changes, what happens to the food chain?
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?
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to race against Usain Bolt?
Use trigonometry to determine whether solar eclipses on earth can be perfect.
Can you suggest a curve to fit some experimental data? Can you work out where the data might have come from?
In which Olympic event does a human travel fastest? Decide which events to include in your Alternative Record Book.
These Olympic quantities have been jumbled up! Can you put them back together again?