# Resources tagged with: Length/distance

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Measuring and calculating with units > Length/distance

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Use simple trigonometry to calculate the distance along the flight
path from London to Sydney.

##### Age 16 to 18

What is the shortest distance through the middle of a dodecahedron between the centres of two opposite faces?

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you prove that the sum of the distances of any point inside a
square from its sides is always equal (half the perimeter)? Can you
prove it to be true for a rectangle or a hexagon?

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Four vehicles travelled on a road. What can you deduce from the times that they met?

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

The Earth is further from the Sun than Venus, but how much further?
Twice as far? Ten times?

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge 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?

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Swimmers in opposite directions cross at 20m and at 30m from each
end of a swimming pool. How long is the pool ?

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

From the information you are asked to work out where the picture
was taken. Is there too much information? How accurate can your
answer be?

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Four vehicles travel along a road one afternoon. Can you make sense
of the graphs showing their motion?

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you choose your units so that a cube has the same numerical value for it volume, surface area and total edge length?

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

##### Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

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