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### David and Goliath

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

Does weight confer an advantage to shot putters?

### Data Matching

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

Use your skill and judgement to match the sets of random data.

### 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?

### Olympic Records

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

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

### Who's the Best?

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

Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?

### Speed-time Problems at the Olympics

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

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to race against Usain Bolt?

### How Would You Score It?

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

Invent a scoring system for a 'guess the weight' competition.

##### 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?

### Mystery Procedure

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

Can you work out what this procedure is doing?

### 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?

### Food Chains

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

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

### Does This Sound about Right?

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

Examine these estimates. Do they sound about right?

### 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?

### Carbon Footprints

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

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

### 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.

### Vector Walk

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

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

### 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.

### Designing Table Mats

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

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

### 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?

### Investigating Epidemics

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

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

### 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?

### 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.

### 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...

### 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?

### 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 Chemistry

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

Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

### Genetics

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

A problem about genetics and the transmission of disease.

### Perspective Drawing

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

Explore the properties of perspective drawing.

### 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.

### Weekly Challenge 48: Quorum-sensing

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

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

### Efficient Packing

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

How efficiently can you pack together disks?

### Approximately Certain

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

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

### More or Less?

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

Are these estimates of physical quantities accurate?

### 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?

### 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.

### Biology Measurement Challenge

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

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

### Counting Dolphins

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

How would you go about estimating populations of dolphins?

### Electric Kettle

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

Explore the relationship between resistance and temperature

### 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.

### 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?

### Global Warming

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

How much energy has gone into warming the planet?

### 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?

### Maths Filler 2

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

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

### Isometric Drawing

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

Explore the properties of isometric drawings.

### Investigating the Dilution Series

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

Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?

### 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 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you work out which drink has the stronger flavour?