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More or Less?

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Are these estimates of physical quantities accurate?

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Does This Sound about Right?

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Examine these estimates. Do they sound about right?

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Parallel Parking

Age 14 to 16

Scientist Bryan Rickett has a vision of the future - and it is one in which self-parking cars prowl the tarmac plains, hunting down suitable parking spots and manoeuvring elegantly into them.

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Scientific Measurement

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Practice your skills of measurement and estimation using this interactive measurement tool based around fascinating images from biology.

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Carbon Footprints

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

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Make Your Own Solar System

Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

Making a scale model of the solar system

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The Moving Planets

Age 7 to 14

Mathematics has always been a powerful tool for studying, measuring and calculating the movements of the planets, and this article gives several examples.

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Uniform Units

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you choose your units so that a cube has the same numerical value for it volume, surface area and total edge length?

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Tray Bake

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

My recipe is for 12 cakes - how do I change it if I want to make a different number of cakes?

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Helicopters

Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

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Get Cross

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

A white cross is placed symmetrically in a red disc with the central square of side length sqrt 2 and the arms of the cross of length 1 unit. What is the area of the disc still showing?

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Right Time

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

At the time of writing the hour and minute hands of my clock are at right angles. How long will it be before they are at right angles again?

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Farhan's Poor Square

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

From the measurements and the clue given find the area of the square that is not covered by the triangle and the circle.

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Thousands and Millions

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Here's a chance to work with large numbers...

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Three Cubes

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you work out the dimensions of the three cubes?