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Up to speed – a quick quiz Quiz

by David, 31 July 2019 | 1 comments

Black lightning bolt in purple circle

You don’t have to rush to finish this quiz. There are plenty of questions about speed, but you can take as long as you like. So relax, get your thinking cap on and see if you can get 5/5!

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How fast can you fidget? Activity

by David, 28 August 2017 | 0 comments

A wierd blobby fidget spinner with too many arms.

Have you ever wondered how fast your fidget spinner spins? If you want to find out, you’ll have to do some maths! Safety: Be careful spinning your fidget spinner near the glass of your scanner or photocopier. Don’t hit the glass, as it can break.

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Racetrack Activity

by David, 27 January 2016 | 0 comments

A point is indicared far fro mthe current point.

See how fast you can whip around the racetrack in this maths game!

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Speed camera Activity

by David, 21 October 2014 | 0 comments

How busy is the road near your school? do cars drive past too fast? Grab a stopwatch and sit yourself down – it’s time to become a human speed camera!

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Microscope: Higgs boson News

by Mike, 26 September 2013 | 0 comments

A table of the standard model in particle physics.

Welcome to Double Helix magazine’s Q&A section – Microscope. We take a close look at small questions full of big ideas. Q: I would like to know how a Higgs boson gives other particles their mass?

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