When you change the units, do the numbers get bigger or smaller?
Can you suggest a curve to fit some experimental data? Can you work out where the data might have come from?
An introduction to a useful tool to check the validity of an equation.
This is the technology section of stemNRICH - Core.
Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.
In which Olympic event does a human travel fastest? Decide which events to include in your Alternative Record Book.
Find out why water is one of the most amazing compounds in the universe and why it is essential for life. - UNDER DEVELOPMENT
Make an accurate diagram of the solar system and explore the concept of a grand conjunction.
PhysNRICH is the area of the StemNRICH site devoted to the mathematics underlying the study of physics
Which units would you choose best to fit these situations?
chemNRICH is the area of the stemNRICH site devoted to the mathematics underlying the study of chemistry, designed to help develop the mathematics required to get the most from your study. . . .
Use trigonometry to determine whether solar eclipses on earth can be perfect.
This is the area of the advanced stemNRICH site devoted to the core applied mathematics underlying the sciences.
Some explanations of basic terms and some phenomena discovered by ancient astronomers
Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.
Estimate these curious quantities sufficiently accurately that you can rank them in order of size
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?
Many physical constants are only known to a certain accuracy. Explore the numerical error bounds in the mass of water and its constituents.