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### Pinhole Camera

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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

### Stemnrich - the Physical World

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

PhysNRICH is the area of the StemNRICH site devoted to the mathematics underlying the study of physics

### Observing the Sun and the Moon

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

How does the time of dawn and dusk vary? What about the Moon, how does that change from night to night? Is the Sun always the same? Gather data to help you explore these questions.

### Does This Sound about Right?

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Examine these estimates. Do they sound about right?

### Reaction Timer

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

This problem offers you two ways to test reactions - use them to investigate your ideas about speeds of reaction.

### Avalanche!

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Investigate how avalanches occur and how they can be controlled

### Troublesome Triangles

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Many natural systems appear to be in equilibrium until suddenly a critical point is reached, setting up a mudslide or an avalanche or an earthquake. In this project, students will use a simple. . . .

### Helicopters

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Design and test a paper helicopter. What is the best design?

### Make Your Own Solar System

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Making a scale model of the solar system

### Temperature

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Water freezes at 0°Celsius (32°Fahrenheit) and boils at 100°C (212°Fahrenheit). Is there a temperature at which Celsius and Fahrenheit readings are the same?

### Playground Snapshot

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

The image in this problem is part of a piece of equipment found in the playground of a school. How would you describe it to someone over the phone?