Play countdown with vectors.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
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 an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
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"
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments
to support work on loci 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?
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
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?
Rotate a copy of the trapezium about the centre of the longest side
of the blue triangle to make a square. Find the area of the square
and then derive a formula for the area of the trapezium.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
A mathematically themed crossword.
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
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?
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Play a more cerebral countdown using complex numbers.
Re-arrange the pieces of the puzzle to form a rectangle and then to
form an equilateral triangle. Calculate the angles and lengths.
Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
Which dilutions can you make using 10ml pipettes and 100ml
Prove Pythagoras Theorem using enlargements and scale factors.
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?
If you continue the pattern, can you predict what each of the following areas will be? Try to explain your prediction.
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. . . .
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?
An environment for exploring the properties of small groups.
Play countdown with matrices
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on
number sequences at Key Stage 4.
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 exact dilution ratios can you make using only 2 dilutions?
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.
Can you fill in the mixed up numbers in this dilution calculation?
Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not
use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
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!
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key
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.