Play countdown with matrices
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?
This resources contains a series of interactivities designed to
support work on transformations at Key Stage 4.
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?
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
The shortest path between any two points on a snooker table is the straight line between them but what if the ball must bounce off one wall, or 2 walls, or 3 walls?
Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not
use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?
A tool for generating random integers.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
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?
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
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?
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
A mathematically themed crossword.
This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on
the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.
An environment for exploring the properties of small groups.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is
designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
On the 3D grid a strange (and deadly) animal is lurking. Using the tracking system can you locate this creature as quickly as possible?
Find the vertices of a pentagon given the midpoints of its sides.
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in
the patterm on this 3D grid?
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.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on
number sequences at Key Stage 4.
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key
How can we solve equations like 13x + 29y = 42 or 2x +4y = 13 with
the solutions x and y being integers? Read this article to find
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.
Try ringing hand bells for yourself with interactive versions of
Diagram 2 (Plain Hunt Minimus) and Diagram 3 described in the
article 'Ding Dong Bell'.
Cellular is an animation that helps you make geometric sequences composed of square cells.
Practice your skills of measurement and estimation using this interactive measurement tool based around fascinating images from biology.
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.
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. . . .
Mathmo is a revision tool for post-16 mathematics. It's great installed as a smartphone app, but it works well in pads and desktops and notebooks too. Give yourself a mathematical workout!
Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?
Six circles around a central circle make a flower. Watch the flower
as you change the radii in this circle packing. Prove that with the
given ratios of the radii the petals touch and fit perfectly.
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 weekly challenge concerning prime numbers.
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
Give your further pure mathematics skills a workout with this interactive and reusable set of activities.