Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram in the process.
Learn how to use the Shuffles interactivity by running through these tutorial demonstrations.
There are thirteen axes of rotational symmetry of a unit cube. Describe them all. What is the average length of the parts of the axes of symmetry which lie inside the cube?
Triangle ABC has equilateral triangles drawn on its edges. Points P, Q and R are the centres of the equilateral triangles. What can you prove about the triangle PQR?
This resources contains a series of interactivities designed to support work on transformations at Key Stage 4.
Charlie likes tablecloths that use as many colours as possible, but insists that his tablecloths have some symmetry. Can you work out how many colours he needs for different tablecloth designs?
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.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
The opposite vertices of a square have coordinates (a,b) and (c,d). What are the coordinates of the other vertices?
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.
Two circles of equal radius touch at P. One circle is fixed whilst the other moves, rolling without slipping, all the way round. How many times does the moving coin revolve before returning to P?
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
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. . . .
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.
This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.
A tool for generating random integers.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in the patterm on this 3D grid?
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
On the 3D grid a strange (and deadly) animal is lurking. Using the tracking system can you locate this creature as quickly as possible?
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons
Balancing interactivity with springs and weights.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
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?
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.
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.
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 and B are two interlocking cogwheels having p teeth and q teeth respectively. One tooth on B is painted red. Find the values of p and q for which the red tooth on B contacts every gap on the. . . .
This rectangle is cut into five pieces which fit exactly into a triangular outline and also into a square outline where the triangle, the rectangle and the square have equal areas.
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 beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
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?
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. . . .
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on number sequences at Key Stage 4.
An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.
How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?
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?
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
How good are you at estimating angles?
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. . . .
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.
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.