Read about the mathematics behind the measuring devices used in quantitative chemistry

Dip your toe into the fascinating topic of genetics. From Mendel's theories to some cutting edge experimental techniques, this article gives an insight into some of the processes underlying. . . .

Unearth the beautiful mathematics of symmetry whilst investigating the properties of crystal lattices

An introduction to a useful tool to check the validity of an equation.

Ever wondered what it would be like to vaporise a diamond? Find out inside...

We all know that smoking poses a long term health risk and has the potential to cause cancer. But what actually happens when you light up a cigarette, place it to your mouth, take a tidal breath. . . .

Given the equation for the path followed by the back wheel of a bike, can you solve to find the equation followed by the front wheel?

Fancy learning a bit more about rates of reaction, but don't know where to look? Come inside and find out more...

There has been a murder on the Stevenson estate. Use your analytical chemistry skills to assess the crime scene and identify the cause of death...

See how enormously large quantities can cancel out to give a good approximation to the factorial function.

Explore the power of aeroplanes, spaceships and horses.

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

By exploring the concept of scale invariance, find the probability that a random piece of real data begins with a 1.

An article demonstrating mathematically how various physical modelling assumptions affect the solution to the seemingly simple problem of the projectile.

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

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

Have you got the Mach knack? Discover the mathematics behind exceeding the sound barrier.

Which parts of these framework bridges are in tension and which parts are in compression?

Get further into power series using the fascinating Bessel's equation.

Build up the concept of the Taylor series

Looking at small values of functions. Motivating the existence of the Taylor expansion.

Two perpendicular lines lie across each other and the end points are joined to form a quadrilateral. Eight ratios are defined, three are given but five need to be found.

Formulate and investigate a simple mathematical model for the design of a table mat.

Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

Explore the properties of this different sort of differential equation.

Investigate x to the power n plus 1 over x to the power n when x plus 1 over x equals 1.

Look at the advanced way of viewing sin and cos through their power series.

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

How fast would you have to throw a ball upwards so that it would never land?

How much peel does an apple have?

Explore the properties of combinations of trig functions in this open investigation.

All types of mathematical problems serve a useful purpose in mathematics teaching, but different types of problem will achieve different learning objectives. In generalmore open-ended problems have. . . .

What's the chance of a pair of lists of numbers having sample correlation exactly equal to zero?

Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.

We think this 3x3 version of the game is often harder than the 5x5 version. Do you agree? If so, why do you think that might be?

Where should runners start the 200m race so that they have all run the same distance by the finish?

In which Olympic event does a human travel fastest? Decide which events to include in your Alternative Record Book.

Investigate constructible images which contain rational areas.

A spiropath is a sequence of connected line segments end to end taking different directions. The same spiropath is iterated. When does it cycle and when does it go on indefinitely?

Use trigonometry to determine whether solar eclipses on earth can be perfect.

What functions can you make using the function machines RECIPROCAL and PRODUCT and the operator machines DIFF and INT?

In a snooker game the brown ball was on the lip of the pocket but it could not be hit directly as the black ball was in the way. How could it be potted by playing the white ball off a cushion?