Play a more cerebral countdown using complex numbers.
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?
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?
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?
This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on
the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
A mathematically themed crossword.
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 interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is
designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
Give your further pure mathematics skills a workout with this interactive and reusable set of activities.
An environment for exploring the properties of small groups.
A tool for generating random integers.
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 game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in
the patterm on this 3D grid?
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Try ringing hand bells for yourself with interactive versions of
Diagram 2 (Plain Hunt Minimus) and Diagram 3 described in the
article 'Ding Dong Bell'.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled
triangle of unit hypotenuse.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
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.
How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?
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.
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
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out
Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on
number sequences at Key Stage 4.
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
Investigate how logic gates work in circuits.
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the
patterns of play are similar.
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. . . .
This is an interactivity in which you have to sort the steps in the
completion of the square into the correct order to prove the
formula for the solutions of quadratic equations.
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. . . .
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.
Start with any number of counters in any number of piles. 2 players
take it in turns to remove any number of counters from a single
pile. The winner is the player to take the last counter.
Make and prove a conjecture about the cyclic quadrilateral
inscribed in a circle of radius r that has the maximum perimeter and the maximum area.
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?