Use the computer to model an epidemic. Try out public health policies to control the spread of the epidemic, to minimise the number of sick days and deaths.
Which exact dilution ratios can you make using only 2 dilutions?
Can you fill in the mixed up numbers in this dilution calculation?
Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?
Use your skill and knowledge to place various scientific lengths in order of size. Can you judge the length of objects with sizes ranging from 1 Angstrom to 1 million km with no wrong attempts?
It is possible to identify a particular card out of a pack of 15
with the use of some mathematical reasoning. What is this reasoning
and can it be applied to other numbers of cards?
Can you break down this conversion process into logical steps?
Which dilutions can you make using 10ml pipettes and 100ml
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 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. . . .
A ladder 3m long rests against a wall with one end a short distance from its base. Between the wall and the base of a ladder is a garden storage box 1m tall and 1m high. What is the maximum distance. . . .
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out
Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the
patterns of play are similar.
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?
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
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
This interactivity invites you to make conjectures and explore
probabilities of outcomes related to two independent events.
Explore displacement/time and velocity/time graphs with this mouse
On the 3D grid a strange (and deadly) animal is lurking. Using the tracking system can you locate this creature as quickly as possible?
Is this a fair game? How many ways are there of creating a fair
game by adding odd and even numbers?
Practice your skills of measurement and estimation using this interactive measurement tool based around fascinating images from biology.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
This is an interactive net of a Rubik's cube. Twists of the 3D cube become mixes of the squares on the 2D net. Have a play and see how many scrambles you can undo!
Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.
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?
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. . . .
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. . . .
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
P is a point on the circumference of a circle radius r which rolls,
without slipping, inside a circle of radius 2r. What is the locus
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
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?
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments
to support work on graphical interpretation at Key Stage 4.
Euler discussed whether or not it was possible to stroll around Koenigsberg crossing each of its seven bridges exactly once. Experiment with different numbers of islands and bridges.
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.
7 balls are shaken in a container. You win if the two blue balls
touch. What is the probability of winning?
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. . . .
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?
Find all the ways of placing the numbers 1 to 9 on a W shape, with
3 numbers on each leg, so that each set of 3 numbers has the same
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.
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.
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key