Do you know which birds are regular visitors where you live?
Build a mini eco-system, and collect and interpret data on how well the plants grow under different conditions.
Is this eco-system sustainable?
When a habitat changes, what happens to the food chain?
Simple models which help us to investigate how epidemics grow and die out.
Maths is everywhere in the world! Take a look at these images. What mathematics can you see?
How do scientists or mathematicians estimate the size of a population of wild animals?
Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calculate various quantities in biological contexts.
I need a figure for the fish population in a lake. How does it help to catch and mark 40 fish?
How would you go about estimating populations of dolphins?
Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calulate various quantities in biological contexts.
What biological growth processes can you fit to these graphs?
Analyse these beautiful biological images and attempt to rank them in size order.
How many generations would link an evolutionist to a very distant ancestor?
A problem about genetics and the transmission of disease.
How does shape relate to function in the natural world?
Could nanotechnology be used to see if an artery is blocked? Or is this just science fiction?
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
What is the chance I will have a son who looks like me?
The human genome is represented by a string of around 3 billion letters. To deal with such large numbers, genome sequencing relies on clever algorithms. This article investigates.
This article explores how researchers in disease dynamics are using mathematics to understand how the influenza virus replicates.