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. . . .
Match the cards of the same value.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
A tool for generating random integers.
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.
This interactivity invites you to make conjectures and explore
probabilities of outcomes related to two independent events.
Can you be the first to complete a row of three?
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining
up three points round the edge?
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
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
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.
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.
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
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?
Can you discover whether this is a fair game?
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 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?
Explore this interactivity and see if you can work out what it
does. Could you use it to estimate the area of a shape?
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.
Can you set the logic gates so that the number of bulbs which are on is the same as the number of switches which are on?
Cellular is an animation that helps you make geometric sequences composed of square cells.
Euler discussed whether or not it was possible to stroll around Koenigsberg crossing each of its seven bridges exactly once. Experiment with different numbers of islands and bridges.
Slide the pieces to move Khun Phaen past all the guards into the position on the right from which he can escape to freedom.
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?
Try out the lottery that is played in a far-away land. What is the
chance of winning?
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.
You can move the 4 pieces of the jigsaw and fit them into both
outlines. Explain what has happened to the missing one unit of
Triangle numbers can be represented by a triangular array of squares. What do you notice about the sum of identical triangle numbers?
A and B are two interlocking cogwheels having p teeth and q teeth respectively. One tooth on B is painted red. Find the values of p and q for which the red tooth on B contacts every gap on the. . . .
What are the areas of these triangles? What do you notice? Can you generalise to other "families" of triangles?
A game for 2 players that can be played online. Players take it in turns to select a word from the 9 words given. The aim is to select all the occurrences of the same letter.