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There are 28 NRICH Mathematical resources connected to STEM - General, you may find related items under Cross-curricular Contexts.

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Order, Order!

Age 5 to 11
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Can you place these quantities in order from smallest to largest?

Temperature

Age 11 to 14
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Is there a temperature at which Celsius and Fahrenheit readings are the same?

Making Moiré Patterns

Age 11 to 18
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Moiré patterns are intriguing interference patterns. Create your own beautiful examples using LOGO!

Troublesome Triangles

Age 7 to 14
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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. . . .

STEM Clubs

Age 7 to 14

Details of our activities deigned for STEM clubs.

Place Your Orders

Age 11 to 14
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Can you rank these sets of quantities in order, from smallest to largest? Can you provide convincing evidence for your rankings?

Helicopters

Age 7 to 16
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Design and test a paper helicopter. What is the best design?

Maths Is Everywhere!

Age 11 to 16
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Maths is everywhere in the world! Take a look at these images. What mathematics can you see?

Order the Changes

Age 7 to 11
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Can you order pictures of the development of a frog from frogspawn and of a bean seed growing into a plant?

In Order

Age 7 to 11
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Can you rank these quantities in order? You may need to find out extra information or perform some experiments to justify your rankings.

Plaiting and Braiding

Age 7 to 14

This article for students gives some instructions about how to make some different braids.

Shaping the Universe III - to Infinity and Beyond

Age 11 to 16

The third installment in our series on the shape of astronomical systems, this article explores galaxies and the universe beyond our solar system.

Shaping the Universe II - the Solar System

Age 11 to 16

The second in a series of articles on visualising and modelling shapes in the history of astronomy.

Shaping the Universe I - Planet Earth

Age 11 to 16

This article explores ths history of theories about the shape of our planet. It is the first in a series of articles looking at the significance of geometric shapes in the history of astronomy.

First Forward Into Logo 3: Repeat REPEAT

Age 7 to 16
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More Logo for beginners. Now learn more about the REPEAT command.

First Forward Into Logo 12: Puzzling Sums

Age 11 to 18
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Can you puzzle out what sequences these Logo programs will give? Then write your own Logo programs to generate sequences.

First Forward Into Logo 11: Sequences

Age 11 to 18
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This part introduces the use of Logo for number work. Learn how to use Logo to generate sequences of numbers.

First Forward Into Logo 8: More about Variables

Age 11 to 18
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Write a Logo program, putting in variables, and see the effect when you change the variables.

First Forward Into Logo 5: Pen Up, Pen Down

Age 7 to 16
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Learn about Pen Up and Pen Down in Logo

First Forward Into Logo 9: Stars

Age 11 to 18
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Turn through bigger angles and draw stars with Logo.

First Forward Into Logo 7: Angles of Polygons

Age 11 to 18
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More Logo for beginners. Learn to calculate exterior angles and draw regular polygons using procedures and variables.

First Forward Into Logo 6: Variables and Procedures

Age 11 to 18
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Learn to write procedures and build them into Logo programs. Learn to use variables.

First Forward Into Logo 4: Circles

Age 7 to 16
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Learn how to draw circles using Logo. Wait a minute! Are they really circles? If not what are they?

First Forward Into Logo 2: Polygons

Age 7 to 16
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This is the second in a twelve part introduction to Logo for beginners. In this part you learn to draw polygons.

Eclipses of the Sun

Age 7 to 14

Mathematics has allowed us now to measure lots of things about eclipses and so calculate exactly when they will happen, where they can be seen from, and what they will look like.

The Moving Planets

Age 7 to 14

Mathematics has always been a powerful tool for studying, measuring and calculating the movements of the planets, and this article gives several examples.

First Forward Into Logo 10: Count up - Count Down

Age 11 to 18
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What happens when a procedure calls itself?

First Forward Into Logo 1: Square Five

Age 7 to 16
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A Short introduction to using Logo. This is the first in a twelve part series.