stemNRICH is a collection of resources exploring the maths
involved in science, technology and engineering.

Recent STEM-related resources

Collections for Teachers

STEM Teachers

These resources offer support and suggest ways of using stemNRICH in your classroom.

Stage: 3 and 4

STEM Mapping

This document provides links to stemNRICH problems mapped to maths, science and technology curriculum topics.

Stage: 3 and 4

Maths Supporting SET

The Maths supporting SET collection of STEM resources

Stage: 3 and 4

Living World

The Living World collection of STEM resources

Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Physical World

The Physical World collection of STEM resources

Stage: 3 and 4

Design Technology

The Design Technology collection of STEM resources.

STEM Clubs

These resources are ideal for using as part of a STEM Club.

Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Advanced STEM

This collection of resources is designed for developing STEM at Post-16.

The themed collections of problems below were published as part of the stemNRICH project.

stemNRICH Features

Stage: 3 and 4

Maths Gets Physical

Training for a sporting event? Maths can help you!

Stage: 3 and 4

How Does it Grow?

Scientists are interested in how things grow and decay. Maths provides the tools!

Stage: 3 and 4

Logical Progression

Planning a complex task is often what makes the difference between success and failure.

Stage: 3 and 4

Engineering for Beginners

Explore the contribution maths makes to engineering projects.

Stage: 3 and 4

Container Maths

Is my container big enough? How should I pack a container? How quickly will it fill up?

Stage: 3 and 4

Trigonometry Gets to Work

Why do I need to learn trigonometry? Plenty of reasons - and here are some examples!

Stage: 3 and 4

Maths Meets Biology

Investigate what maths has to offer the biological sciences.

Stage: 3 and 4

Astronomy for Beginners

Modern astronomy starts with observation - maths provides the tools to understand what we see.

Stage: 3 and 4

Designer Maths

Design is mathematical! Find out more with these resources.

Stage: 3 and 4


Big numbers, small numbers, calculations - all part of discovering more about the living world.

Stage: 3 and 4

In Proportion

Understanding ratio and proportion is vital in science and in design technology.

Stage: 3 and 4

Maths Meets Physics

Maths is the language of physics.

Stage: 3 and 4

Genetic Inheritance

Explore the maths behind genetics with these problems.

Stage: 3 and 4

3d Drawing

How do you represent a three dimensional object on paper?

Stage: 3 and 4

Maths Meets Chemistry

These problems introduce key mathematical skills which are needed to understand chemical processes.

Stage: 3 and 4

Maths Explores the Planet

Explore the maths of the environmental and geological sciences.

Stage: 3 and 4

Graphs Make Sense of Data

Graphs are a crucial tool in dealing with the data that science generates.

Stage: 3 and 4

Scale and Measurement

Without scale and measurement, science, design and engineering would not exist!

Stage: 3 and 4

How Do My Numbers Look to You?

Numbers are the building blocks of the STEM subjects.

Stage: 3 and 4

Programming for Beginners

If you want to do interesting things with a computer, why not learn to program?