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### Bigger or Smaller?

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

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

### Approximately Certain

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

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

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

Which units would you choose best to fit these situations?

### Does This Sound about Right?

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

Examine these estimates. Do they sound about right?

### 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...

### Global Warming

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

How much energy has gone into warming the planet?

### 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?

### Investigating the Dilution Series

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

Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?

### Stemnrich - the Physical World

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

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

### Big and Small Numbers in Chemistry

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

Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

### 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?

### 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?

### Carbon Footprints

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

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

### 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.

### Big and Small Numbers in Physics

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

Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.

### Chemnrich

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

chemNRICH is the area of the stemNRICH site devoted to the mathematics underlying the study of chemistry, designed to help develop the mathematics required to get the most from your study. . . .

### Physnrich

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

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

### 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?

### Observing the Sun and the Moon

##### Age 7 to 14 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.

### Playground Snapshot

##### Age 7 to 14 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?

### Electric Kettle

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

Explore the relationship between resistance and temperature

### 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.

### 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.

### Reaction Timer

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

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

### Pinhole Camera

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

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

### Temperature

##### Age 11 to 14 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?

### 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.

### Troublesome Triangles

##### Age 7 to 14 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. . . .

### Heavy Hydrocarbons

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

Explore the distribution of molecular masses for various hydrocarbons

### Molecular Sequencer

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

Investigate the molecular masses in this sequence of molecules and deduce which molecule has been analysed in the mass spectrometer.

### Avalanche!

##### Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

Investigate how avalanches occur and how they can be controlled

### Perfect Eclipse

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

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

### Helicopters

##### Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### Make Your Own Solar System

##### Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

Making a scale model of the solar system