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An Unhappy End

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Two engines, at opposite ends of a single track railway line, set off towards one another just as a fly, sitting on the front of one of the engines, sets off flying along the railway line...

Up and Across

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Experiment with the interactivity of "rolling" regular polygons, and explore how the different positions of the red dot affects its vertical and horizontal movement at each stage.

How Far Does it Move?

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Experiment with the interactivity of "rolling" regular polygons, and explore how the different positions of the red dot affects the distance it travels at each stage.

You Tell the Story

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you create a story that would describe the movement of the man shown on these graphs? Use the interactivity to try out our ideas.

Speeding Up, Slowing Down

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Experiment with the interactivity of "rolling" regular polygons, and explore how the different positions of the red dot affects its speed at each stage.

Take Your Dog for a Walk

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivity to move Mr Pearson and his dog. Can you move him so that the graph shows a curve?

Do You Measure Up?

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A game for two or more players that uses a knowledge of measuring tools. Spin the spinner and identify which jobs can be done with the measuring tool shown.

Motion Capture

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Explore displacement/time and velocity/time graphs with this mouse motion sensor.

Excel Interactive Resource: Multiples Chain

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.

Rolling Around

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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?

Ratio Pairs 3

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.

Excel Interactive Resource: the up and Down Game

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!

Excel Interactive Resource: Number Grid Functions

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.

Excel Interactive Resource: Long Multiplication

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.

White Box

Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.

Tessellation Interactivity

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons

Fractions and Percentages Card Game

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Match the cards of the same value.

Excel Interactive Resource: Interactive Division

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.

Excel Interactive Resource: Fraction Addition & Fraction Subtraction

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.

Muggles Magic

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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.

Take the Right Angle

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

How many times in twelve hours do the hands of a clock form a right angle? Use the interactivity to check your answers.

Excel Interactive Resource: Equivalent Fraction Bars

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.

Excel Interactive Resource: Fraction Multiplication

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.

Konigsberg Plus

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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.

Excel Interactive Resource: Haitch

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.

Rollin' Rollin' Rollin'

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Two circles of equal radius touch at P. One circle is fixed whilst the other moves, rolling without slipping, all the way round. How many times does the moving coin revolve before returning to P?

Part the Piles

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?

Shear Magic

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

What are the areas of these triangles? What do you notice? Can you generalise to other "families" of triangles?

One Million to Seven

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

Got a Strategy for Last Biscuit?

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?

Shuffle Shriek

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Can you find all the 4-ball shuffles?

Square It

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge 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.

More Number Pyramids

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

When number pyramids have a sequence on the bottom layer, some interesting patterns emerge...

Tilted Squares

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

It's easy to work out the areas of most squares that we meet, but what if they were tilted?

Picturing Triangle Numbers

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Triangle numbers can be represented by a triangular array of squares. What do you notice about the sum of identical triangle numbers?

Number Pyramids

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Try entering different sets of numbers in the number pyramids. How does the total at the top change?

Partitioning Revisited

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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

Counters

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Hover your mouse over the counters to see which ones will be removed. Click to remover them. The winner is the last one to remove a counter. How you can make sure you win?

Penta Play

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A shape and space game for 2,3 or 4 players. Be the last person to be able to place a pentomino piece on the playing board. Play with card, or on the computer.

Khun Phaen Escapes to Freedom

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Slide the pieces to move Khun Phaen past all the guards into the position on the right from which he can escape to freedom.

Online

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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.

Fifteen

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.

Overlap

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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. . . .

Icosian Game

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

This problem is about investigating whether it is possible to start at one vertex of a platonic solid and visit every other vertex once only returning to the vertex you started at.

Game of PIG - Sixes

Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?

Counter Roundup

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.

Calculator Bingo

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A game to be played against the computer, or in groups. Pick a 7-digit number. A random digit is generated. What must you subract to remove the digit from your number? the first to zero wins.

Diagonal Dodge

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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.

Coordinate Cunning

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 people that can be played on line or with pens and paper. Combine your knowledege of coordinates with your skills of strategic thinking.