Find the frequency distribution for ordinary English, and use it to help you crack the code.
Can you coach your rowing eight to win?
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds
whilst improving your memory
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you
know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
Work out how to light up the single light. What's the rule?
What do the numbers shaded in blue on this hundred square have in common? What do you notice about the pink numbers? How about the shaded numbers in the other squares?
Practise your diamond mining skills and your x,y coordination in this homage to Pacman.
What can you say about the values of n that make $7^n + 3^n$ a multiple of 10? Are there other pairs of integers between 1 and 10 which have similar properties?
Use the interactivity to create some steady rhythms. How could you
create a rhythm which sounds the same forwards as it does
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these
mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular
intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th
An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
A train building game for 2 players.
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.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use the interactivities to complete these Venn diagrams.
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules,
to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order
to balance this equaliser?
What are the coordinates of the coloured dots that mark out the
tangram? Try changing the position of the origin. What happens to
the coordinates now?
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
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?
Can you locate the lost giraffe? Input coordinates to help you
search and find the giraffe in the fewest guesses.
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Can you find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the robber in the minimum number of guesses?
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
Learn how to use the Shuffles interactivity by running through these tutorial demonstrations.
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...
What is the relationship between the angle at the centre and the
angles at the circumference, for angles which stand on the same
arc? Can you prove it?
A generic circular pegboard resource.
Starting with the number 180, take away 9 again and again, joining up the dots as you go. Watch out - don't join all the dots!
Can you find a relationship between the number of dots on the
circle and the number of steps that will ensure that all points are
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
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.
Ahmed has some wooden planks to use for three sides of a rabbit run
against the shed. What quadrilaterals would he be able to make with
the planks of different lengths?
This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.
Could games evolve by natural selection? Take part in this web experiment to find out!
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.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
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?
Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?
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?
A game for two people, or play online. Given a target number, say 23, and a range of numbers to choose from, say 1-4, players take it in turns to add to the running total to hit their target.
Mr McGregor has a magic potting shed. Overnight, the number of
plants in it doubles. He'd like to put the same number of plants in
each of three gardens, planting one garden each day. Can he do it?
Each light in this interactivity turns on according to a rule. What
happens when you enter different numbers? Can you find the smallest
number that lights up all four lights?