Try this interactivity to familiarise yourself with the proof that the square root of 2 is irrational. Sort the steps of the proof into the correct order.
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is
designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in
the patterm on this 3D grid?
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on
the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
A tool for generating random integers.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Match the cards of the same value.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Play countdown with matrices
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments
to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
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.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Make and prove a conjecture about the cyclic quadrilateral
inscribed in a circle of radius r that has the maximum perimeter and the maximum area.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the
patterns of play are similar.
Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram
in the process.
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. . . .
A spherical balloon lies inside a wire frame. How much do you need
to deflate it to remove it from the frame if it remains a sphere?
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on
number sequences at Key Stage 4.
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?
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?
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. . . .
How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?
Re-arrange the pieces of the puzzle to form a rectangle and then to
form an equilateral triangle. Calculate the angles and lengths.
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining
up three points round the edge?
A mathematically themed crossword.
Play countdown with vectors.
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?
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled
triangle of unit hypotenuse.
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
Take any parallelogram and draw squares on the sides of the
parallelogram. What can you prove about the quadrilateral formed by
joining the centres of these squares?
Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
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. . . .
A weekly challenge concerning prime numbers.
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.