How do you write a computer program that creates the illusion of stretching elastic bands between pegs of a Geoboard? The answer contains some surprising mathematics.

Investigate circuits and record your findings in this simple introduction to truth tables and logic.

When you change the units, do the numbers get bigger or smaller?

Simple models which help us to investigate how epidemics grow and die out.

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

Which units would you choose best to fit these situations?

Can Jo make a gym bag for her trainers from the piece of fabric she has?

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?

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

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

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

An observer is on top of a lighthouse. How far from the foot of the lighthouse is the horizon that the observer can see?

Starting with two basic vector steps, which destinations can you reach on a vector walk?

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

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

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

In Fill Me Up we invited you to sketch graphs as vessels are filled with water. Can you work out the equations of the graphs?

10 graphs of experimental data are given. Can you use a spreadsheet to find algebraic graphs which match them closely, and thus discover the formulae most likely to govern the underlying processes?

Can you work out which processes are represented by the graphs?

Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.

How would you design the tiering of seats in a stadium so that all spectators have a good view?

Can you draw the height-time chart as this complicated vessel fills with water?

How would you go about estimating populations of dolphins?

Andy wants to cycle from Land's End to John o'Groats. Will he be able to eat enough to keep him going?

Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?

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

Analyse these beautiful biological images and attempt to rank them in size order.

Explore the relationship between resistance and temperature

Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

What shape would fit your pens and pencils best? How can you make it?

What shapes should Elly cut out to make a witch's hat? How can she make a taller hat?

Can you visualise whether these nets fold up into 3D shapes? Watch the videos each time to see if you were correct.

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

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to race against Usain Bolt?

Make an accurate diagram of the solar system and explore the concept of a grand conjunction.

Various solids are lowered into a beaker of water. How does the water level rise in each case?

Use your skill and judgement to match the sets of random data.

Can you deduce which Olympic athletics events are represented by the graphs?

To investigate the relationship between the distance the ruler drops and the time taken, we need to do some mathematical modelling...

The triathlon is a physically gruelling challenge. Can you work out which athlete burnt the most calories?

Can you sketch graphs to show how the height of water changes in different containers as they are filled?