Re-arrange the pieces of the puzzle to form a rectangle and then to form an equilateral triangle. Calculate the angles and lengths.
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
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 that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled triangle of unit hypotenuse.
Show that for any triangle it is always possible to construct 3 touching circles with centres at the vertices. Is it possible to construct touching circles centred at the vertices of any polygon?
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the patterns of play are similar.
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 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 moves.
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 Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
There are 27 small cubes in a 3 x 3 x 3 cube, 54 faces being visible at any one time. Is it possible to reorganise these cubes so that by dipping the large cube into a pot of paint three times you. . . .
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.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons
Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram in the process.
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in the patterm on this 3D grid?
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?
Match the cards of the same value.
A weekly challenge concerning prime numbers.
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.
Play countdown with matrices
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
How good are you at estimating angles?
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. . . .
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
A tool for generating random integers.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on number sequences at Key Stage 4.
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
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.
Can you put the 25 coloured tiles into the 5 x 5 square so that no column, no row and no diagonal line have tiles of the same colour in them?
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key Stage 4.
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
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 simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.
A mathematically themed crossword.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
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 java applet that takes you through the steps needed to solve a Diophantine equation of the form Px+Qy=1 using Euclid's algorithm.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!