This problem explores the biology behind Rudolph's glowing red nose.
How would you go about estimating populations of dolphins?
Which units would you choose best to fit these situations?
Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calulate various quantities in biological contexts.
Are these estimates of physical quantities accurate?
Analyse these beautiful biological images and attempt to rank them in size order.
Can you work out the parentage of the ancient hero Gilgamesh?
Estimate these curious quantities sufficiently accurately that you can rank them in order of size
Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calculate various quantities in biological contexts.
When you change the units, do the numbers get bigger or smaller?
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?
Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?
Could nanotechnology be used to see if an artery is blocked? Or is this just science fiction?
How many generations would link an evolutionist to a very distant ancestor?
bioNRICH is the area of the stemNRICH site devoted to the mathematics underlying the study of the biological sciences, designed to help develop the mathematics required to get the most from your. . . .
To investigate the relationship between the distance the ruler drops and the time taken, we need to do some mathematical modelling...
Simple models which help us to investigate how epidemics grow and die out.
How does shape relate to function in the natural world?
In which Olympic event does a human travel fastest? Decide which events to include in your Alternative Record Book.
A problem about genetics and the transmission of disease.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to race against Usain Bolt?
Maths is everywhere in the world! Take a look at these images. What mathematics can you see?
What biological growth processes can you fit to these graphs?
What is the chance I will have a son who looks like me?
Create a symmetrical fabric design based on a flower motif - and realise it in Logo.