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 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.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on
the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?
Investigate how logic gates work in circuits.
This resources contains a series of interactivities designed to
support work on transformations at Key Stage 4.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is
designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
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?
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments
to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not
use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in
the patterm on this 3D grid?
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
A tool for generating random integers.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled
triangle of unit hypotenuse.
Have you seen this way of doing multiplication ?
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?
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.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
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?
If you continue the pattern, can you predict what each of the following areas will be? Try to explain your prediction.
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out
Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
This interactivity invites you to make conjectures and explore
probabilities of outcomes related to two independent events.
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. . . .
Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram
in the process.
Rotate a copy of the trapezium about the centre of the longest side
of the blue triangle to make a square. Find the area of the square
and then derive a formula for the area of the trapezium.
On the 3D grid a strange (and deadly) animal is lurking. Using the tracking system can you locate this creature as quickly as possible?
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 beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining
up three points round the edge?
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. . . .
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?
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. . . .
Match the cards of the same value.
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.
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.
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?