Find the frequency distribution for ordinary English, and use it to help you crack the code.
Can you coach your rowing eight to win?
Work out how to light up the single light. What's the rule?
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.
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?
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order
to balance this equaliser?
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
A train building game for 2 players.
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 Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
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
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
Could games evolve by natural selection? Take part in this web experiment to find out!
Use the interactivity to create some steady rhythms. How could you
create a rhythm which sounds the same forwards as it does
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
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.
Can you find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the robber in the minimum number of guesses?
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?
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?
An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.
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...
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a
friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules,
to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
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?
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?
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
An interactive game for 1 person. You are given a rectangle with 50 squares on it. Roll the dice to get a percentage between 2 and 100. How many squares is this? Keep going until you get 100. . . .
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you
know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
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.
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.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
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.
A generic circular pegboard resource.
Learn how to use the Shuffles interactivity by running through these tutorial demonstrations.
Practise your diamond mining skills and your x,y coordination in this homage to Pacman.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
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?
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
These formulae are often quoted, but rarely proved. In this article, we derive the formulae for the volumes of a square-based pyramid and a cone, using relatively simple mathematical concepts.
Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular
intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th
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 locate the lost giraffe? Input coordinates to help you
search and find the giraffe in the fewest guesses.
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these
mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Carry out some time trials and gather some data to help you decide
on the best training regime for your rowing crew.
Using angular.js to bind inputs to outputs