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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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Choose Your Units

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Which units would you choose best to fit these situations?

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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?

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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.

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Big and Small Numbers in Physics

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.

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More or Less?

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Are these estimates of physical quantities accurate?

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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?