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Bigger or Smaller?

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

Approximately Certain

Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

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

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Examine these estimates. Do they sound about right?

Time to Evolve

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

How many generations would link an evolutionist to a very distant ancestor?

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Which units would you choose best to fit these situations?

Global Warming

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

How much energy has gone into warming the planet?

Big and Small Numbers in the Physical World

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

Big and Small Numbers in Physics

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.

Big and Small Numbers in Biology

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

Big and Small Numbers in the Living World

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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

Food Web

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Is this eco-system sustainable?

Counting Dolphins

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

How would you go about estimating populations of dolphins?

More or Less?

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Are these estimates of physical quantities accurate?

Robot Camera

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Can you rank these sets of quantities in order, from smallest to largest? Can you provide convincing evidence for your rankings?

Carbon Footprints

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

Using the Haemocytometer

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.