This resources contains a series of interactivities designed to support work on transformations at Key Stage 4.
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?
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?
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?
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in the patterm on this 3D grid?
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on number sequences at Key Stage 4.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.
A tool for generating random integers.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
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 collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.
Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
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 Countdown Game.
A mathematically themed crossword.
Match the cards of the same value.
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?
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons
Can you find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the robber in the minimum number of guesses?
An environment for exploring the properties of small groups.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
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.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
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 out.
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.
Play countdown with vectors.
Play a more cerebral countdown using complex numbers.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key Stage 4.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.
What is the quickest route across a ploughed field when your speed around the edge is greater?
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
Play countdown with matrices
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. . . .
Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.
How good are you at estimating angles?
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.
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. . . .
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?