Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram
in the process.
This resources contains a series of interactivities designed to
support work on transformations at Key Stage 4.
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?
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?
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?
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on
number sequences at Key Stage 4.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not
use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?
This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on
the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is
designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
Learn how to use the Shuffles interactivity by running through these tutorial demonstrations.
On the 3D grid a strange (and deadly) animal is lurking. Using the tracking system can you locate this creature as quickly as possible?
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments
to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in
the patterm on this 3D grid?
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
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. . . .
A tool for generating random integers.
The opposite vertices of a square have coordinates (a,b) and (c,d). What are the coordinates of the other vertices?
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
Balancing interactivity with springs and weights.
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?
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out
Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
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 make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining
up three points round the edge?
Slide the pieces to move Khun Phaen past all the guards into the position on the right from which he can escape to freedom.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the
patterns of play are similar.
Four cards are shuffled and placed into two piles of two. Starting with the first pile of cards - turn a card over...
You win if all your cards end up in the trays before you run out of cards in. . . .
A red square and a blue square overlap so that the corner of the red square rests on the centre of the blue square. Show that, whatever the orientation of the red square, it covers a quarter of the. . . .
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 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.
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?
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 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?
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?
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. . . .
Ask a friend to choose a number between 1 and 63. By identifying which of the six cards contains the number they are thinking of it is easy to tell them what the number is.