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Vector Walk

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

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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?

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Biology Measurement Challenge

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

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Perspective Drawing

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Explore the properties of perspective drawing.

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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.

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More or Less?

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Are these estimates of physical quantities accurate?

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Counting Dolphins

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

How would you go about estimating populations of dolphins?

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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?

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Maths Filler 2

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

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Global Warming

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

How much energy has gone into warming the planet?

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Who's the Best?

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?

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Genetics

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

A problem about genetics and the transmission of disease.

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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.

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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?

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Electric Kettle

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Explore the relationship between resistance and temperature

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Data Matching

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

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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.

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Weekly Challenge 48: Quorum-sensing

Age 14 to 16 Short Challenge Level:

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

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What's That Graph?

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

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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?

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Stadium Sightline

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?

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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?

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Investigating Epidemics

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

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Designing Table Mats

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

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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.

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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?

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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?

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Mystery Procedure

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you work out what this procedure is doing?

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Isometric Drawing

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Explore the properties of isometric drawings.

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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.

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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?

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Mixing Lemonade

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you work out which drink has the stronger flavour?

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Speedy Sidney

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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. . . .

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Gym Bag

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

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Food Chains

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

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Toad in the Hole

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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?

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Truth Tables and Electronic Circuits

Age 11 to 18

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

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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.

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Investigating the Dilution Series

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?

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Big and Small Numbers in Chemistry

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

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Maths Filler

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

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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. . . .

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Perfect Eclipse

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

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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?

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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?

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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?

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How Would You Score It?

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

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David and Goliath

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

Does weight confer an advantage to shot putters?

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Efficient Packing

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

How efficiently can you pack together disks?

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Choose Your Units

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Which units would you choose best to fit these situations?