Is there a temperature at which Celsius and Fahrenheit readings are the same?
Can you visualise whether these nets fold up into 3D shapes? Watch the videos each time to see if you were correct.
To investigate the relationship between the distance the ruler drops and the time taken, we need to do some mathematical modelling...
Investigate circuits and record your findings in this simple introduction to truth tables and logic.
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. . . .
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to race against Usain Bolt?
Does weight confer an advantage to shot putters?
Andy wants to cycle from Land's End to John o'Groats. Will he be able to eat enough to keep him going?
Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?
How would you design the tiering of seats in a stadium so that all spectators have a good view?
In which Olympic event does a human travel fastest? Decide which events to include in your Alternative Record Book.
Can you work out what this procedure is doing?
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.
When a habitat changes, what happens to the food chain?
Examine these estimates. Do they sound about right?
Where should runners start the 200m race so that they have all run the same distance by the finish?
Could nanotechnology be used to see if an artery is blocked? Or is this just science fiction?
Can you rank these sets of quantities in order, from smallest to largest? Can you provide convincing evidence for your rankings?
If I don't have the size of cake tin specified in my recipe, will the size I do have be OK?
Can you sketch graphs to show how the height of water changes in different containers as they are filled?
These Olympic quantities have been jumbled up! Can you put them back together again?
Can you deduce which Olympic athletics events are represented by the graphs?
Invent a scoring system for a 'guess the weight' competition.
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?
Can you suggest a curve to fit some experimental data? Can you work out where the data might have come from?
Simple models which help us to investigate how epidemics grow and die out.
What shape would fit your pens and pencils best? How can you make it?
What shapes should Elly cut out to make a witch's hat? How can she make a taller hat?
Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calulate various quantities in biological contexts.
Use your skill and judgement to match the sets of random data.
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.
Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?
Can you work out which processes are represented by the graphs?
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?
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?
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?
Analyse these beautiful biological images and attempt to rank them in size order.
Explore the relationship between resistance and temperature
Can you work out which drink has the stronger flavour?
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. . . .
Formulate and investigate a simple mathematical model for the design of a table mat.
Are these estimates of physical quantities accurate?
Can you draw the height-time chart as this complicated vessel fills with water?
Starting with two basic vector steps, which destinations can you reach on a vector walk?
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?
Various solids are lowered into a beaker of water. How does the water level rise in each case?
How much energy has gone into warming the planet?
Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.