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?
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?
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in
the patterm on this 3D grid?
Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining
up three points round the edge?
This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on
the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
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"
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
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?
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments
to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on
number sequences at Key Stage 4.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
A tool for generating random integers.
Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram
in the process.
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
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. . . .
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the
patterns of play are similar.
Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not
use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?
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?
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. . . .
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?
Match the cards of the same value.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?
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 group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
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.
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?
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled
triangle of unit hypotenuse.
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.
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out
Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
Slide the pieces to move Khun Phaen past all the guards into the position on the right from which he can escape to freedom.
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.