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?
Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?
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?
Can you break down this conversion process into logical steps?
Which exact dilution ratios can you make using only 2 dilutions?
Explore displacement/time and velocity/time graphs with this mouse motion sensor.
Which dilutions can you make using 10ml pipettes and 100ml measuring cylinders?
Can you fill in the mixed up numbers in this dilution calculation?
Practice your skills of measurement and estimation using this interactive measurement tool based around fascinating images from biology.
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. . . .
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.
Investigate how logic gates work in circuits.
Experiment with the interactivity of "rolling" regular polygons, and explore how the different positions of the red dot affects its vertical and horizontal movement at each stage.
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in the patterm on this 3D grid?
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 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?
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Two engines, at opposite ends of a single track railway line, set off towards one another just as a fly, sitting on the front of one of the engines, sets off flying along the railway line...
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
Experiment with the interactivity of "rolling" regular polygons, and explore how the different positions of the red dot affects the distance it travels at each stage.
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"
Can you set the logic gates so that the number of bulbs which are on is the same as the number of switches which are on?
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
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 game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
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.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on graphical interpretation at Key Stage 4.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Triangle numbers can be represented by a triangular array of squares. What do you notice about the sum of identical triangle numbers?
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.
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 game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?
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.
Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?
It's easy to work out the areas of most squares that we meet, but what if they were tilted?
What are the areas of these triangles? What do you notice? Can you generalise to other "families" of triangles?
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
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. . . .
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.
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.