Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out
Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
A simple spinner that is equally likely to land on Red or Black. Useful if tossing a coin, dropping it, and rummaging about on the floor have lost their appeal. Needs a modern browser; if IE then at. . . .
Can you be the first to complete a row of three?
Match the cards of the same value.
Given the nets of 4 cubes with the faces coloured in 4 colours, build a tower so that on each vertical wall no colour is repeated, that is all 4 colours appear.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.
This interactivity invites you to make conjectures and explore
probabilities of outcomes related to two independent events.
The aim of the game is to slide the green square from the top right
hand corner to the bottom left hand corner in the least number of
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
Use this animation to experiment with lotteries. Choose how many
balls to match, how many are in the carousel, and how many draws to
make at once.
Start with any number of counters in any number of piles. 2 players
take it in turns to remove any number of counters from a single
pile. The winner is the player to take the last counter.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
A tool for generating random integers.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining
up three points round the edge?
Can you put the 25 coloured tiles into the 5 x 5 square so that no column, no row and no diagonal line have tiles of the same colour in them?
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
Can you discover whether this is a fair game?
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
Identical discs are flipped in the air. You win if all of the faces
show the same colour. Can you calculate the probability of winning
with n discs?
Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could
you make it fair?
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
Learn how to use the Shuffles interactivity by running through these tutorial demonstrations.
Meg and Mo need to hang their marbles so that they balance. Use the
interactivity to experiment and find out what they need to do.
A tilted square is a square with no horizontal sides. Can you
devise a general instruction for the construction of a square when
you are given just one of its sides?
Can you locate the lost giraffe? Input coordinates to help you
search and find the giraffe in the fewest guesses.
Try out the lottery that is played in a far-away land. What is the
chance of winning?
Meg and Mo still need to hang their marbles so that they balance,
but this time the constraints are different. Use the interactivity
to experiment and find out what they need to do.
Cellular is an animation that helps you make geometric sequences composed of square cells.
Practise your diamond mining skills and your x,y coordination in this homage to Pacman.
Explore this interactivity and see if you can work out what it
does. Could you use it to estimate the area of a shape?
What is the relationship between the angle at the centre and the
angles at the circumference, for angles which stand on the same
arc? Can you prove it?
A circle rolls around the outside edge of a square so that its circumference always touches the edge of the square. Can you describe the locus of the centre of the circle?
Do you know how to find the area of a triangle? You can count the
squares. What happens if we turn the triangle on end? Press the
button and see. Try counting the number of units in the triangle
now. . . .
A game for 1 person. Can you work out how the dice must be rolled from the start position to the finish? Play on line.
A game for 2 players. Can be played online. One player has 1 red
counter, the other has 4 blue. The red counter needs to reach the
other side, and the blue needs to trap the red.