Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?
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?
Can you break down this conversion process into logical steps?
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
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
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.
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?
Practice your skills of measurement and estimation using this interactive measurement tool based around fascinating images from biology.
Explore displacement/time and velocity/time graphs with this mouse
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?
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Euler discussed whether or not it was possible to stroll around Koenigsberg crossing each of its seven bridges exactly once. Experiment with different numbers of islands and bridges.
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is
designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
An activity based on the game 'Pelmanism'. Set your own level of challenge and beat your own previous best score.
This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on
the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on
number sequences at Key Stage 4.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
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
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
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.
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.
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?
A circle rolls around the outside edge of a square so that its circumference always touches the edge of the square. Can you describe the locus of the centre of the circle?
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.
Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
We can show that (x + 1)² = x² + 2x + 1 by considering
the area of an (x + 1) by (x + 1) square. Show in a similar way
that (x + 2)² = x² + 4x + 4
What are the areas of these triangles? What do you notice? Can you generalise to other "families" of triangles?
Triangle numbers can be represented by a triangular array of squares. What do you notice about the sum of identical triangle numbers?
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. . . .
It's easy to work out the areas of most squares that we meet, but
what if they were tilted?
Show how this pentagonal tile can be used to tile the plane and
describe the transformations which map this pentagon to its images
in the tiling.
First Connect Three game for an adult and child. Use the dice numbers and either addition or subtraction to get three numbers in a straight line.
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. . . .
Slide the pieces to move Khun Phaen past all the guards into the position on the right from which he can escape to freedom.
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. . . .