This interactivity invites you to make conjectures and explore probabilities of outcomes related to two independent events.
Identical discs are flipped in the air. You win if all of the faces show the same colour. Can you calculate the probability of winning with n discs?
Can you work out which spinners were used to generate the frequency charts?
7 balls are shaken in a container. You win if the two blue balls touch. What is the probability of winning?
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. . . .
Six balls of various colours are randomly shaken into a trianglular arrangement. What is the probability of having at least one red in the corner?
A simple spinner that is equally likely to land on Red or Black. Useful if tossing a coin, dropping it, and rummaging about on the floor have lost their appeal. Needs a modern browser; if IE then at. . . .
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
Is this a fair game? How many ways are there of creating a fair game by adding odd and even numbers?
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. . . .
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.
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.
Explore displacement/time and velocity/time graphs with this mouse motion sensor.
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?
An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.
Meg and Mo still need to hang their marbles so that they balance, but this time the constraints are different. Use the interactivity to experiment and find out what they need to do.
Which exact dilution ratios can you make using only 2 dilutions?
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.
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
Can you break down this conversion process into logical steps?
Can you fill in the mixed up numbers in this dilution calculation?
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in the patterm on this 3D grid?
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. . . .
What is the relationship between the angle at the centre and the angles at the circumference, for angles which stand on the same arc? Can you prove it?
Learn how to use the Shuffles interactivity by running through these tutorial demonstrations.
Can you locate the lost giraffe? Input coordinates to help you search and find the giraffe in the fewest guesses.
Practise your diamond mining skills and your x,y coordination in this homage to Pacman.
Meg and Mo need to hang their marbles so that they balance. Use the interactivity to experiment and find out what they need to do.
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?
Which dilutions can you make using 10ml pipettes and 100ml measuring cylinders?
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
A tool for generating random integers.
Practice your skills of measurement and estimation using this interactive measurement tool based around fascinating images from biology.
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
Mo has left, but Meg is still experimenting. Use the interactivity to help you find out how she can alter her pouch of marbles and still keep the two pouches balanced.
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.
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?
Carry out some time trials and gather some data to help you decide on the best training regime for your rowing crew.
A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory
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.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key Stage 4.
Can you be the first to complete a row of three?