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?
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?
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on
the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining
up three points round the edge?
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in
the patterm on this 3D grid?
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is
designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
A tool for generating random integers.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on
number sequences at Key Stage 4.
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.
Find the vertices of a pentagon given the midpoints of its sides.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments
to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
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?
Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram
in the process.
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. . . .
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
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. . . .
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?
Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
On the 3D grid a strange (and deadly) animal is lurking. Using the tracking system can you locate this creature as quickly as possible?
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
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?
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?
Match the cards of the same value.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the
patterns of play are similar.
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 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?
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.
Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not
use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled
triangle of unit hypotenuse.