This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci 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?
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in the patterm on this 3D grid?
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of 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?
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
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.
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.
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.
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
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?
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 enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons
How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?
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?
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?
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 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!
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?
Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram in the process.
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled triangle of unit hypotenuse.
Match the cards of the same value.
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key Stage 4.
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. . . .
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
How good are you at estimating angles?
Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?
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.
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 moves.
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 total.
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.
Have you seen this way of doing multiplication ?