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?
Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not
use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?
Can you discover whether this is a fair game?
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out
Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
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.
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.
Can you find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the robber in the minimum number of guesses?
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
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.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
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?
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
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 the cards of the same value.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
How good are you at estimating angles?
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. . . .
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
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?
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?
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?
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.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
Here is a solitaire type environment for you to experiment with. Which targets can you reach?
A tool for generating random integers.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
Cellular is an animation that helps you make geometric sequences composed of square cells.
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these clocks?
Three beads are threaded on a circular wire and are coloured either red or blue. Can you find all four different combinations?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these people?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Fung at the table?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this telephone?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this brazier for roasting chestnuts?
An interactive game to be played on your own or with friends.
Imagine you are having a party. Each person takes it in turns to
stand behind the chair where they will get the most chocolate.
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the child walking home from school?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the lobster, yacht and cyclist?
Use the interactivity to make this Islamic star and cross design.
Can you produce a tessellation of regular octagons with two
different types of triangle?