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 interactivity invites you to make conjectures and explore
probabilities of outcomes related to two independent events.
Is this a fair game? How many ways are there of creating a fair
game by adding odd and even numbers?
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out
Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
Can you work out which spinners were used to generate the frequency charts?
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. . . .
7 balls are shaken in a container. You win if the two blue balls
touch. What is the probability of winning?
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Match the cards of the same value.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
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.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Can you be the first to complete a row of three?
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining
up three points round the edge?
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
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.
A tool for generating random integers.
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
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
Identical discs are flipped in the air. You win if all of the faces
show the same colour. Can you calculate the probability of winning
with n discs?
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
Six balls of various colours are randomly shaken into a trianglular
arrangement. What is the probability of having at least one red in
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
Carry out some time trials and gather some data to help you decide
on the best training regime for your rowing crew.
Mo has left, but Meg is still experimenting. Use the interactivity
to help you find out how she can alter her pouch of marbles and
still keep the two pouches balanced.
Learn how to use the Shuffles interactivity by running through these tutorial demonstrations.
Try out the lottery that is played in a far-away land. What is the
chance of winning?
Imagine picking up a bow and some arrows and attempting to hit the
target a few times. Can you work out the settings for the sight
that give you the best chance of gaining a high score?
Practise your diamond mining skills and your x,y coordination in this homage to Pacman.
Can you discover whether this is a fair game?
Meg and Mo need to hang their marbles so that they balance. Use the
interactivity to experiment and find out what they need to do.
Cellular is an animation that helps you make geometric sequences
composed of square cells.
How many different triangles can you make which consist of the
centre point and two of the points on the edge? Can you work out
each of their angles?
Meg and Mo still need to hang their marbles so that they balance,
but this time the constraints are different. Use the interactivity
to experiment and find out what they need to do.
Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could
you make it fair?
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
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you
know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.