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### 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. . . .

### Bigger or Smaller?

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

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

### Global Warming

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

How much energy has gone into warming the planet?

### 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?

### 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.

### Truth Tables and Electronic Circuits

##### Age 11 to 18

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

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

Which units would you choose best to fit these situations?

### 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.

### Designing Table Mats

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

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

### Investigating Epidemics

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

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

### Biology Measurement Challenge

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

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

### 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.

### Far Horizon

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

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

### 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?

### Big and Small Numbers in Chemistry

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

Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

### Counting Dolphins

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

How would you go about estimating populations of dolphins?

### Investigating the Dilution Series

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

Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?

### Approximately Certain

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

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

### 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.

### More or Less?

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

Are these estimates of physical quantities accurate?

### Vector Walk

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

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

### Big and Small Numbers in Physics

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

Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.

### 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?

### Mystery Procedure

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

Can you work out what this procedure is doing?

### Back Fitter

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

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?

### 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...

### 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.

### 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.

### Big and Small Numbers in Biology

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

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

### Food Chains

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

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

### Electric Kettle

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

Explore the relationship between resistance and temperature

### 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?

### 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?

### Isometric Drawing

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

Explore the properties of isometric drawings.

### Perspective Drawing

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

Explore the properties of perspective drawing.

### What's That Graph?

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

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

### Alternative Record Book

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

In which Olympic event does a human travel fastest? Decide which events to include in your Alternative Record Book.

### 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.

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

Can you work out which drink has the stronger flavour?

### Gym Bag

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

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

### 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?

### Genetics

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

A problem about genetics and the transmission of disease.

### Maths Filler 2

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

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

### 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?

### 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?

### Does This Sound about Right?

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

Examine these estimates. Do they sound about right?

### Olympic Records

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

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

### Efficient Packing

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

How efficiently can you pack together disks?

### Immersion

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

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

### Carbon Footprints

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

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