Have you seen this way of doing multiplication ?
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?
Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not
use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?
This resources contains a series of interactivities designed to
support work on transformations at Key Stage 4.
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on
number sequences at Key Stage 4.
How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
Investigate how logic gates work in circuits.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
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.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
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?
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?
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 give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in
the patterm on this 3D grid?
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"
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments
to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
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.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
A tool for generating random integers.
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled
triangle of unit hypotenuse.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
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.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
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
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 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. . . .
Match the cards of the same value.
Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining
up three points round the edge?
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?
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
Slide the pieces to move Khun Phaen past all the guards into the position on the right from which he can escape to freedom.
in how many ways can you place the numbers 1, 2, 3 … 9 in the
nine regions of the Olympic Emblem (5 overlapping circles) so that
the amount in each ring is the same?
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.
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 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?
The opposite vertices of a square have coordinates (a,b) and (c,d). What are the coordinates of the other vertices?
Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
If you continue the pattern, can you predict what each of the following areas will be? Try to explain your prediction.
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. . . .