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.
Is this a fair game? How many ways are there of creating a fair
game by adding odd and even numbers?
This interactivity invites you to make conjectures and explore
probabilities of outcomes related to two independent events.
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
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
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
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
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.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining
up three points round the edge?
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 be the first to complete a row of three?
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
Six balls of various colours are randomly shaken into a trianglular
arrangement. What is the probability of having at least one red in
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
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 Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
Match the cards of the same value.
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
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?
A tool for generating random integers.
Cellular is an animation that helps you make geometric sequences
composed of square cells.
Learn how to use the Shuffles interactivity by running through these tutorial demonstrations.
Can you discover whether this is a fair game?
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.
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?
Practise your diamond mining skills and your x,y coordination in this homage to Pacman.
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
Try out the lottery that is played in a far-away land. What is the
chance of winning?
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.
A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds
whilst improving your memory
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.
Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could
you make it fair?
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.
Draw some isosceles triangles with an area of $9$cm$^2$ and a vertex at (20,20). If all the vertices must have whole number coordinates, how many is it possible to draw?