# Resources tagged with: Maths Supporting SET

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### Who's the Best?

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?

### How Would You Score It?

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Invent a scoring system for a 'guess the weight' competition.

### David and Goliath

##### Age 14 to 18Challenge Level

Does weight confer an advantage to shot putters?

### Data Matching

##### Age 14 to 18Challenge Level

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

### Olympic Records

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

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

### Investigating Epidemics

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Nutrition and Cycling

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

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

### 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?

### 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?

### Global Warming

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

How much energy has gone into warming the planet?

### Truth Tables and Electronic Circuits

##### Age 11 to 18

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

### 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 18Challenge Level

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

### Elastic Maths

##### Age 14 to 18

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.

### 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.

### Vector Walk

##### Age 14 to 18Challenge Level

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

### 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.

### Witch's Hat

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Pinhole Camera

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

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

### Make Your Own Pencil Case

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

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

### 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?

### Investigating the Dilution Series

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?

### Designing Table Mats

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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

### What's That Graph?

##### Age 14 to 18Challenge Level

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

### Air Nets

##### Age 7 to 18Challenge Level

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

### Triathlon and Fitness

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

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

### Efficient Packing

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

How efficiently can you pack together disks?

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

Which units would you choose best to fit these situations?

### 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. . . .

### Bigger or Smaller?

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

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

### 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?

### 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?

### 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?

### 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?

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Can you work out which drink has the stronger flavour?

### 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.

### 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?

### Food Chains

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

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

### Perspective Drawing

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

Explore the properties of perspective drawing.

##### 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?

### 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?

### Isometric Drawing

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Explore the properties of isometric drawings.

### 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?

### 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.

### Immersion

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Electric Kettle

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

Explore the relationship between resistance and temperature

### Biology Measurement Challenge

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Temperature

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Is there a temperature at which Celsius and Fahrenheit readings are the same?

### Olympic Measures

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

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

### 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.