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?
This resources contains a series of interactivities designed to support work on transformations at Key Stage 4.
Slide the pieces to move Khun Phaen past all the guards into the position on the right from which he can escape to freedom.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
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 an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.
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 resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.
Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?
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"
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?
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in the patterm on this 3D grid?
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
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.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
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. . . .
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on number sequences at Key Stage 4.
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. . . .
This rectangle is cut into five pieces which fit exactly into a triangular outline and also into a square outline where the triangle, the rectangle and the square have equal areas.
Match the cards of the same value.
An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons
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?
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?
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the patterns of play are similar.
A tool for generating random integers.
Do you know how to find the area of a triangle? You can count the squares. What happens if we turn the triangle on end? Press the button and see. Try counting the number of units in the triangle now. . . .
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.
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 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?
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
There are nine teddies in Teddy Town - three red, three blue and three yellow. There are also nine houses, three of each colour. Can you put them on the map of Teddy Town according to the rules?
Here is a solitaire type environment for you to experiment with. Which targets can you reach?
How good are you at estimating angles?
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.
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!
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.
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
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.
Imagine picking up a bow and some arrows and attempting to hit the target a few times. Can you work out the settings for the sight that give you the best chance of gaining a high score?