An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
A tool for generating random integers.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
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.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
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.
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. . . .
How good are you at estimating angles?
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
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 moves.
Match the cards of the same value.
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
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 set the logic gates so that the number of bulbs which are on is the same as the number of switches which are on?
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 find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the robber in the minimum number of guesses?
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 beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Cellular is an animation that helps you make geometric sequences composed of square cells.
Can you discover whether this is a fair game?
Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?
Can you be the first to complete a row of three?
Slide the pieces to move Khun Phaen past all the guards into the position on the right from which he can escape to freedom.
Semi-regular tessellations combine two or more different regular polygons to fill the plane. Can you find all the semi-regular tessellations?
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.
Here is a solitaire type environment for you to experiment with. Which targets can you reach?
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. . . .
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 area.
A tetromino is made up of four squares joined edge to edge. Can this tetromino, together with 15 copies of itself, be used to cover an eight by eight chessboard?
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.
An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.
Find out how we can describe the "symmetries" of this triangle and investigate some combinations of rotating and flipping it.
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. . . .
Can you find all the 4-ball shuffles?
Investigate how logic gates work in circuits.
When number pyramids have a sequence on the bottom layer, some interesting patterns emerge...