Where should runners start the 200m race so that they have all run the same distance by the finish?

Can you visualise whether these nets fold up into 3D shapes? Watch the videos each time to see if you were correct.

Could nanotechnology be used to see if an artery is blocked? Or is this just science fiction?

Andy wants to cycle from Land's End to John o'Groats. Will he be able to eat enough to keep him going?

Make your own pinhole camera for safe observation of the sun, and find out how it works.

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

How would you design the tiering of seats in a stadium so that all spectators have a good view?

Examine these estimates. Do they sound about right?

What shape would fit your pens and pencils best? How can you make it?

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

Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.

Many physical constants are only known to a certain accuracy. Explore the numerical error bounds in the mass of water and its constituents.

If I don't have the size of cake tin specified in my recipe, will the size I do have be OK?

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

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.

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.

Can you sketch graphs to show how the height of water changes in different containers as they are filled?

What shapes should Elly cut out to make a witch's hat? How can she make a taller hat?

Make an accurate diagram of the solar system and explore the concept of a grand conjunction.

Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?

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

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

Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calculate various quantities in physical contexts.

Which units would you choose best to fit these situations?

These Olympic quantities have been jumbled up! Can you put them back together again?

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

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. . . .

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 you suggest a curve to fit some experimental data? Can you work out where the data might have come from?

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?

Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?

How would you go about estimating populations of dolphins?

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.

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

Imagine different shaped vessels being filled. Can you work out what the graphs of the water level should look like?

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. . . .

Use trigonometry to determine whether solar eclipses on earth can be perfect.

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