A mathematically themed crossword.
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.
Given the nets of 4 cubes with the faces coloured in 4 colours, build a tower so that on each vertical wall no colour is repeated, that is all 4 colours appear.
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?
Can you be the first to complete a row of three?
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'.
A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?
Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
Can you discover whether this is a fair game?
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the
patterns of play are similar.
This resources contains a series of interactivities designed to
support work on transformations at Key Stage 4.
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?
Match the cards of the same value.
Try to move the knight to visit each square once and return to the starting point on this unusual chessboard.
The opposite vertices of a square have coordinates (a,b) and (c,d). What are the coordinates of the other vertices?
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Have you seen this way of doing multiplication ?
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. . . .
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
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. . . .
On the 3D grid a strange (and deadly) animal is lurking. Using the tracking system can you locate this creature as quickly as possible?
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
This is an interactive net of a Rubik's cube. Twists of the 3D cube become mixes of the squares on the 2D net. Have a play and see how many scrambles you can undo!
Find all the ways of placing the numbers 1 to 9 on a W shape, with
3 numbers on each leg, so that each set of 3 numbers has the same
You have 27 small cubes, 3 each of nine colours. Use the small cubes to make a 3 by 3 by 3 cube so that each face of the bigger cube contains one of every colour.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
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.
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out
Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
Find the frequency distribution for ordinary English, and use it to help you crack the code.
P is a point on the circumference of a circle radius r which rolls,
without slipping, inside a circle of radius 2r. What is the locus
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
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Can you set the logic gates so that the number of bulbs which are on is the same as the number of switches which are on?
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
in how many ways can you place the numbers 1, 2, 3 … 9 in the
nine regions of the Olympic Emblem (5 overlapping circles) so that
the amount in each ring is the same?
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.
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
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.
It is possible to identify a particular card out of a pack of 15
with the use of some mathematical reasoning. What is this reasoning
and can it be applied to other numbers of cards?
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.