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Without scale and measurement, science, design and engineering would not exist!

My measurements have got all jumbled up! Swap them around and see if you can find a combination where every measurement is valid.

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

Articles about mathematics which can help to invigorate your classroom

One of the articles supporting STEM teaching in the classroom.

This article tells you all about some early ways of measuring as well as methods of measuring tall objects we can still use today. You can even have a go at some yourself!

These features were published as part of the stemNRICH project.

Big numbers, small numbers, calculations - all part of discovering more about the living world.

In this article, Alan Parr shares his experiences of the motivating effect sport can have on the learning of mathematics.

Resources to accompany Charlie's workshops at the Bromley Schools Collegiate Training Day.

The Living World is the section of stemNRICH - secondary designed to enhance the study of the science of living things for ages 11 to 16

A collection of short Stage 3 problems on statistics.

Suggestions for worthwhile mathematical activity on the subject of angle measurement for all pupils.

This article for teachers suggests ideas for activities built around 10 and 2010.

This collection of articles describe the lives of famous mathematicians along with the historical development of mathematical ideas.

2: Introducing and developing STEM in the classroom.

An introduction to using secondary NRICH activities in the classroom.

Here are some problems that are ideal for working on with others. Find a friend, share ideas, and see if two heads really are better than one!

Who first used fractions? Were they always written in the same way? How did fractions reach us here? These are the sorts of questions which this article will answer for you.

These problems are ideal to work on with others. Encourage your students to share ideas, and recognise that two heads can be better than one.

Noticing the regular movement of the Sun and the stars has led to a desire to measure time. This article for teachers and learners looks at the history of man's need to measure things.

This article (the first of two) contains ideas for investigations. Space-time, the curvature of space and topology are introduced with some fascinating problems to explore.

This is the first article in a series which aim to provide some insight into the way spatial thinking develops in children, and draw on a range of reported research. The focus of this article is the. . . .

Alan Parr offers some thoughts on various measurements recorded during the Olympic Games. From the accuracy of timing in the pool to the point system in the heptathlon, Alan gives us food for. . . .

A group of teachers involved in embedding NRICH tasks into their everyday practice were keen to challenge common perceptions of mathematics and of teaching and learning mathematics. In this article,. . . .

Mathematics is the study of patterns. Studying pattern is an opportunity to observe, hypothesise, experiment, discover and create.

Jennifer Piggott and Charlie Gilderdale describe a free interactive circular geoboard environment that can lead learners to pose mathematical questions.

As teachers, we appreciate the need to have clear objectives at the start of lessons but have been aware of the limitations this sometimes seems to place on our ability to get the most out of using. . . .

This article explores the links between maths, art and history, and suggests investigations that are enjoyable as well as challenging.

This article gives a brief history of the development of Geometry.

The third of three articles on the History of Trigonometry.

The first of three articles on the History of Trigonometry. This takes us from the Egyptians to early work on trigonometry in China.