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?
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?
A tool for generating random integers.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in
the patterm on this 3D grid?
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on
the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is
designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
Play a more cerebral countdown using complex numbers.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
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.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
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.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
This resources contains a series of interactivities designed to
support work on transformations at Key Stage 4.
A mathematically themed crossword.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
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
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on
number sequences at Key Stage 4.
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 environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key
Play countdown with matrices
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.
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
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?
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled
triangle of unit hypotenuse.
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. . . .
Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not
use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?
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?
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the
patterns of play are similar.
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
Match the cards of the same value.
Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
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?
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 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. . . .
How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?
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?
Play countdown with vectors.
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.