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Maths and Climate Change: the Melting Arctic

Age 14 to 18

Sea ice covers around 7% of the surface of our planet. This article explores how researchers use mathematical models to study the changes taking place in the polar seas and how these might affect the. . . .

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Investigating Epidemics

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Simple models which help us to investigate how epidemics grow and die out.

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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. . . .

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Stadium Sightline

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

How would you design the tiering of seats in a stadium so that all spectators have a good view?

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Avalanche!

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

Investigate how avalanches occur and how they can be controlled

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Robot Camera

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

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Maths Is Everywhere!

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Maths is everywhere in the world! Take a look at these images. What mathematics can you see?

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Counting Dolphins

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

How would you go about estimating populations of dolphins?

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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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Global Warming

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

How much energy has gone into warming the planet?