Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not
use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?
Investigate how logic gates work in circuits.
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?
A shape and space game for 2,3 or 4 players. Be the last person to be able to place a pentomino piece on the playing board. Play with card, or on the computer.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
Two circles of equal radius touch at P. One circle is fixed whilst the other moves, rolling without slipping, all the way round. How many times does the moving coin revolve before returning to P?
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
Try this interactive strategy game for 2
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
A tool for generating random integers.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
Match the cards of the same value.
Find out how we can describe the "symmetries" of this triangle and
investigate some combinations of rotating and flipping it.
You have 27 small cubes, 3 each of nine colours. Use the small cubes to make a 3 by 3 by 3 cube so that each face of the bigger cube contains one of every colour.
Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining
up three points round the edge?
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
Can you be the first to complete a row of three?
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out
Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
Slide the pieces to move Khun Phaen past all the guards into the position on the right from which he can escape to freedom.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
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
Use the interactivity to play two of the bells in a pattern. How do
you know when it is your turn to ring, and how do you know which
bell to ring?
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.
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 the blue spot to help you move the yellow spot from one star to
the other. How are the trails of the blue and yellow spots related?
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.
Here is a solitaire type environment for you to experiment with. Which targets can you reach?
Can you work out which spinners were used to generate the frequency charts?
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. . . .
Use the interactivity to listen to the bells ringing a pattern. Now
it's your turn! Play one of the bells yourself. How do you know
when it is your turn to ring?
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.
A red square and a blue square overlap so that the corner of the red square rests on the centre of the blue square. Show that, whatever the orientation of the red square, it covers a quarter of the. . . .
Investigate which numbers make these lights come on. What is the smallest number you can find that lights up all the lights?
Each light in this interactivity turns on according to a rule. What
happens when you enter different numbers? Can you find the smallest
number that lights up all four lights?
Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?
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
Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.