Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
Match the cards of the same value.
Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
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?
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
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.
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.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
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.
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.
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out
Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining
up three points round the edge?
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
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. . . .
A tool for generating random integers.
Can you locate the lost giraffe? Input coordinates to help you
search and find the giraffe in the fewest guesses.
Can you make the green spot travel through the tube by moving the
yellow spot? Could you draw a tube that both spots would follow?
Place the numbers from 1 to 9 in the squares below so that the difference between joined squares is odd. How many different ways can you do this?
How have the numbers been placed in this Carroll diagram? Which labels would you put on each row and column?
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. . . .
These formulae are often quoted, but rarely proved. In this article, we derive the formulae for the volumes of a square-based pyramid and a cone, using relatively simple mathematical concepts.
Can you be the first to complete a row of three?
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?
Starting with the number 180, take away 9 again and again, joining up the dots as you go. Watch out - don't join all the dots!
Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four
calculations are correct?
Carry out some time trials and gather some data to help you decide
on the best training regime for your rowing crew.
Can you discover whether this is a fair game?
Start by putting one million (1 000 000) into the display of your
calculator. Can you reduce this to 7 using just the 7 key and add,
subtract, multiply, divide and equals as many times as you like?
Imagine picking up a bow and some arrows and attempting to hit the
target a few times. Can you work out the settings for the sight
that give you the best chance of gaining a high score?
Can you coach your rowing eight to win?
Slide the pieces to move Khun Phaen past all the guards into the position on the right from which he can escape to freedom.
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10
Triangle numbers can be represented by a triangular array of squares. What do you notice about the sum of identical triangle numbers?
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.
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order
to balance this equaliser?