This resources contains a series of interactivities designed to
support work on transformations at Key Stage 4.
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?
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?
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 mathematically themed crossword.
This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on
the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.
Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not
use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments
to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is
designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
A tool for generating random integers.
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 explore multiplication of fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
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?
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in
the patterm on this 3D grid?
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
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.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
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.
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
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 metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
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?
Play a more cerebral countdown using complex numbers.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
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.
An environment for exploring the properties of small groups.
What is the quickest route across a ploughed field when your speed
around the edge is greater?
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key
Play countdown with matrices
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
Play countdown with vectors.
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on
number sequences at Key Stage 4.
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
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
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.
Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
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. . . .
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!
Have you seen this way of doing multiplication ?