Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram
in the process.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
Show that for any triangle it is always possible to construct 3
touching circles with centres at the vertices. Is it possible to
construct touching circles centred at the vertices of any polygon?
Place a red counter in the top left corner of a 4x4 array, which is
covered by 14 other smaller counters, leaving a gap in the bottom
right hand corner (HOME). What is the smallest number of moves. . . .
Match the cards of the same value.
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments
to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on
the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is
designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
There are 27 small cubes in a 3 x 3 x 3 cube, 54 faces being
visible at any one time. Is it possible to reorganise these cubes
so that by dipping the large cube into a pot of paint three times
you. . . .
A right-angled isosceles triangle is rotated about the centre point
of a square. What can you say about the area of the part of the
square covered by the triangle as it rotates?
Can you put the 25 coloured tiles into the 5 x 5 square so that no column, no row and no diagonal line have tiles of the same colour in them?
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the
patterns of play are similar.
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in
the patterm on this 3D grid?
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining
up three points round the edge?
On the 3D grid a strange (and deadly) animal is lurking. Using the tracking system can you locate this creature as quickly as possible?
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
A tool for generating random integers.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled
triangle of unit hypotenuse.
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. . . .
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.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on
number sequences at Key Stage 4.
A java applet that takes you through the steps needed to solve a
Diophantine equation of the form Px+Qy=1 using Euclid's algorithm.
A counter is placed in the bottom right hand corner of a grid. You
toss a coin and move the star according to the following rules: ...
What is the probability that you end up in the top left-hand. . . .
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
Find the vertices of a pentagon given the midpoints of its sides.
Given the nets of 4 cubes with the faces coloured in 4 colours, build a tower so that on each vertical wall no colour is repeated, that is all 4 colours appear.
in how many ways can you place the numbers 1, 2, 3 … 9 in the
nine regions of the Olympic Emblem (5 overlapping circles) so that
the amount in each ring is the same?
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 resources contains a series of interactivities designed to
support work on transformations at Key Stage 4.
Balancing interactivity with springs and weights.