Does weight confer an advantage to shot putters?
Can you work out what this procedure is doing?
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to race against Usain Bolt?
Andy wants to cycle from Land's End to John o'Groats. Will he be able to eat enough to keep him going?
When a habitat changes, what happens to the food chain?
Could nanotechnology be used to see if an artery is blocked? Or is this just science fiction?
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?
Starting with two basic vector steps, which destinations can you reach on a vector walk?
How much energy has gone into warming the planet?
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?
Many physical constants are only known to a certain accuracy. Explore the numerical error bounds in the mass of water and its constituents.
Make your own pinhole camera for safe observation of the sun, and find out how it works.
A problem about genetics and the transmission of disease.
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.
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?
What shapes should Elly cut out to make a witch's hat? How can she make a taller hat?
In which Olympic event does a human travel fastest? Decide which events to include in your Alternative Record Book.
Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.
Simple models which help us to investigate how epidemics grow and die out.
To investigate the relationship between the distance the ruler drops and the time taken, we need to do some mathematical modelling...
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.
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.
Various solids are lowered into a beaker of water. How does the water level rise in each case?
Can you deduce which Olympic athletics events are represented by the graphs?
Are these estimates of physical quantities accurate?
Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?
Where should runners start the 200m race so that they have all run the same distance by the finish?
Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calulate various quantities in biological contexts.
Analyse these beautiful biological images and attempt to rank them in size order.
Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calculate various quantities in biological contexts.
Explore the relationship between resistance and temperature
This problem explores the biology behind Rudolph's glowing red nose.
How efficiently can you pack together disks?
Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calculate various quantities in physical contexts.
Practice your skills of measurement and estimation using this interactive measurement tool based around fascinating images from biology.
Can you draw the height-time chart as this complicated vessel fills with water?
Explore the properties of perspective drawing.
Invent a scoring system for a 'guess the weight' competition.
How would you go about estimating populations of dolphins?
Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?
Explore the properties of isometric drawings.
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 Jo make a gym bag for her trainers from the piece of fabric she has?
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. . . .
Investigate circuits and record your findings in this simple introduction to truth tables and logic.
Can you visualise whether these nets fold up into 3D shapes? Watch the videos each time to see if you were correct.
Can you work out which drink has the stronger flavour?
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. . . .