# Resources tagged with: Maths Supporting SET

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### Big and Small Numbers in the Physical World

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Big and Small Numbers in the Living World

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Big and Small Numbers in Biology

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Counting Dolphins

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

How would you go about estimating populations of dolphins?

### Does This Sound about Right?

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Examine these estimates. Do they sound about right?

### Food Chains

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

When a habitat changes, what happens to the food chain?

### More or Less?

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

Are these estimates of physical quantities accurate?

### Global Warming

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

How much energy has gone into warming the planet?

### Big and Small Numbers in Physics

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.

### Big and Small Numbers in Chemistry

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

### Biology Measurement Challenge

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Bigger or Smaller?

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Approximately Certain

##### Age 14 to 18Challenge Level

Estimate these curious quantities sufficiently accurately that you can rank them in order of size

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

Which units would you choose best to fit these situations?

### Constantly Changing

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Electric Kettle

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

Explore the relationship between resistance and temperature

### A Question of Scale

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

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?

### Chocolate Cake

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

If I don't have the size of cake tin specified in my recipe, will the size I do have be OK?

### Fill Me up Too

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

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?

### Robot Camera

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Speed-time Problems at the Olympics

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Genetics

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

A problem about genetics and the transmission of disease.

### Perfect Eclipse

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Pinhole Camera

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Make your own pinhole camera for safe observation of the sun, and find out how it works.

### How Do You React?

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Construct the Solar System

##### Age 14 to 18Challenge Level

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

### Mystery Procedure

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

Can you work out what this procedure is doing?

### Guessing the Graph

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

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

### 3D Drawing

##### Age 11 to 16

The design technology curriculum requires students to be able to represent 3-dimensional objects on paper. This article introduces some of the mathematical ideas which underlie such methods.

### Carbon Footprints

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Back Fitter

##### Age 14 to 18Challenge Level

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?

### Immersion

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Designing Table Mats

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Investigating the Dilution Series

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?

### Isometric Drawing

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Explore the properties of isometric drawings.

### Perspective Drawing

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

Explore the properties of perspective drawing.

### Olympic Measures

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

These Olympic quantities have been jumbled up! Can you put them back together again?

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Can you work out which drink has the stronger flavour?

### Alternative Record Book

##### Age 14 to 18Challenge Level

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

### Maths Filler

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Imagine different shaped vessels being filled. Can you work out what the graphs of the water level should look like?

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Is it cheaper to cook a meal from scratch or to buy a ready meal? What difference does the number of people you're cooking for make?

### Track Design

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Speedy Sidney

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Two trains set off at the same time from each end of a single straight railway line. A very fast bee starts off in front of the first train and flies continuously back and forth between the. . . .

### Fill Me Up

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

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

### What's That Graph?

##### Age 14 to 18Challenge Level

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

### Far Horizon

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Maths Filler 2

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Make Your Own Pencil Case

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

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

### Olympic Records

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

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

### Vector Walk

##### Age 14 to 18Challenge Level

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