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Broad Topics > Cross-curricular Contexts > Physics

Bigger or Smaller?

Age 14 to 16
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When you change the units, do the numbers get bigger or smaller?

Choose Your Units

Age 14 to 16
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Which units would you choose best to fit these situations?

Constantly Changing

Age 14 to 16
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Many physical constants are only known to a certain accuracy. Explore the numerical error bounds in the mass of water and its constituents.

A Question of Scale

Age 14 to 16
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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?

Approximately Certain

Age 14 to 18
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Estimate these curious quantities sufficiently accurately that you can rank them in order of size

Big and Small Numbers in Physics

Age 14 to 16
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Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.

Alternative Record Book

Age 14 to 18
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In which Olympic event does a human travel fastest? Decide which events to include in your Alternative Record Book.

Big and Small Numbers in Chemistry

Age 14 to 16
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Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

Core Scientific Mathematics

Age 14 to 18
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This is the area of the advanced stemNRICH site devoted to the core applied mathematics underlying the sciences.

Chemnrich

Age 14 to 18
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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. . . .

Guessing the Graph

Age 14 to 16
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Can you suggest a curve to fit some experimental data? Can you work out where the data might have come from?

The Power of Dimensional Analysis

Age 14 to 18

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

Physnrich

Age 14 to 18
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PhysNRICH is the area of the StemNRICH site devoted to the mathematics underlying the study of physics

Ancient Astronomical Terms

Age 11 to 18

Some explanations of basic terms and some phenomena discovered by ancient astronomers

Perfect Eclipse

Age 14 to 16
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Use trigonometry to determine whether solar eclipses on earth can be perfect.

Construct the Solar System

Age 14 to 18
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Make an accurate diagram of the solar system and explore the concept of a grand conjunction.

Stemnrich - Technology

Age 11 to 16
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This is the technology section of stemNRICH - Core.

The Amazing Properties of Water

Age 14 to 18
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Find out why water is one of the most amazing compounds in the universe and why it is essential for life. - UNDER DEVELOPMENT