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?
Explore displacement/time and velocity/time graphs with this mouse
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
Can you fill in the mixed up numbers in this dilution calculation?
Which exact dilution ratios can you make using only 2 dilutions?
Which dilutions can you make using 10ml pipettes and 100ml
Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?
Can you break down this conversion process into logical steps?
Investigate how logic gates work in circuits.
Practice your skills of measurement and estimation using this interactive measurement tool based around fascinating images from biology.
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?
Use the computer to model an epidemic. Try out public health policies to control the spread of the epidemic, to minimise the number of sick days and deaths.
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.
How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?
Have you seen this way of doing multiplication ?
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the
patterns of play are similar.
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram
in the process.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on
number sequences at Key Stage 4.
Balancing interactivity with springs and weights.
This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on
the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments
to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
This interactivity invites you to make conjectures and explore
probabilities of outcomes related to two independent events.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is
designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining
up three points round the edge?
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?
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. . . .
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?
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?
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 beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out
Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
If you continue the pattern, can you predict what each of the following areas will be? Try to explain your prediction.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
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. . . .
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in
the patterm on this 3D grid?
On the 3D grid a strange (and deadly) animal is lurking. Using the tracking system can you locate this creature as quickly as possible?
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. . . .
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?
A counter is placed in the bottom right hand corner of a grid. You
toss a coin and move the star according to the following rules: ...
What is the probability that you end up in the top left-hand. . . .
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Four cards are shuffled and placed into two piles of two. Starting with the first pile of cards - turn a card over...
You win if all your cards end up in the trays before you run out of cards in. . . .
Match the cards of the same value.
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.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
A tool for generating random integers.