Play countdown with matrices
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?
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.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is
designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on
the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.
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
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?
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?
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
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?
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not
use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?
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 mathematically themed crossword.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments
to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
Play a more cerebral countdown using complex numbers.
Play countdown with vectors.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
On the 3D grid a strange (and deadly) animal is lurking. Using the tracking system can you locate this creature as quickly as possible?
An environment for exploring the properties of small groups.
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
Match the cards of the same value.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
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 investigate the effect of translations around a number
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
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
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
Give your further pure mathematics skills a workout with this interactive and reusable set of activities.
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.
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.
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
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.
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. . . .
Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?
Practice your skills of measurement and estimation using this interactive measurement tool based around fascinating images from biology.
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the
patterns of play are similar.