Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
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?
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
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.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
A tool for generating random integers.
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?
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
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out
Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
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.
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.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
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 metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
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.
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 discover whether this is a fair game?
Can you be the first to complete a row of three?
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 find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the robber in the minimum number of guesses?
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
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.
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 locate the lost giraffe? Input coordinates to help you
search and find the giraffe in the fewest guesses.
Try this interactive strategy game for 2
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. . . .
Find out how we can describe the "symmetries" of this triangle and
investigate some combinations of rotating and flipping it.
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?
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?
This problem is based on a code using two different prime numbers
less than 10. You'll need to multiply them together and shift the
alphabet forwards by the result. Can you decipher the code?
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?
An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.
How have the numbers been placed in this Carroll diagram? Which labels would you put on each row and column?
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?
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order
to balance this equaliser?