An environment for exploring the properties of small groups.
Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram
in the process.
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.
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?
Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not
use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?
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?
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?
Play a more cerebral countdown using complex numbers.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
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"
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
A mathematically themed crossword.
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.
On the 3D grid a strange (and deadly) animal is lurking. Using the tracking system can you locate this creature as quickly as possible?
Four cards are shuffled and placed into two piles of two. Starting with the first pile of cards - turn a card over...
You win if all your cards end up in the trays before you run out of cards in. . . .
A counter is placed in the bottom right hand corner of a grid. You
toss a coin and move the star according to the following rules: ...
What is the probability that you end up in the top left-hand. . . .
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.
Balancing interactivity with springs and weights.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
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?
Try to move the knight to visit each square once and return to the starting point on this unusual chessboard.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments
to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
The opposite vertices of a square have coordinates (a,b) and (c,d). What are the coordinates of the other vertices?
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
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.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
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
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?
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
Find the frequency distribution for ordinary English, and use it to help you crack the code.
Which exact dilution ratios can you make using only 2 dilutions?
Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?
Can you work out which spinners were used to generate the frequency charts?
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?
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
Is this a fair game? How many ways are there of creating a fair
game by adding odd and even numbers?