An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
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 collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
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.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
A tool for generating random integers.
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
Match the cards of the same value.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining
up three points round the edge?
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?
Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
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. . . .
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
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
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.
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.
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?
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.
Cellular is an animation that helps you make geometric sequences
composed of square cells.
This interactivity invites you to make conjectures and explore
probabilities of outcomes related to two independent events.
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.
Can you discover whether this is a fair game?
Show how this pentagonal tile can be used to tile the plane and
describe the transformations which map this pentagon to its images
in the tiling.
Investigate how logic gates work in circuits.
Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not
use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?
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.
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 the interactivity to make this Islamic star and cross design.
Can you produce a tessellation of regular octagons with two
different types of triangle?
Can you find all the 4-ball shuffles?
Triangle numbers can be represented by a triangular array of squares. What do you notice about the sum of identical triangle numbers?
The idea of this game is to add or subtract the two numbers on the dice and cover the result on the grid, trying to get a line of three. Are there some numbers that are good to aim for?
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.
Do you know how to find the area of a triangle? You can count the
squares. What happens if we turn the triangle on end? Press the
button and see. Try counting the number of units in the triangle
now. . . .
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?
Here is a solitaire type environment for you to experiment with. Which targets can you reach?
We can show that (x + 1)² = x² + 2x + 1 by considering
the area of an (x + 1) by (x + 1) square. Show in a similar way
that (x + 2)² = x² + 4x + 4