Play a more cerebral countdown using complex numbers.
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 countdown with matrices
Give your further pure mathematics skills a workout with this interactive and reusable set of activities.
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?
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
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?
This resources contains a series of interactivities designed to
support work on transformations at Key Stage 4.
Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not
use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
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?
A mathematically themed crossword.
This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on
the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.
Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining
up three points round the edge?
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in
the patterm on this 3D grid?
How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on
number sequences at Key Stage 4.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is
designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments
to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Play countdown with vectors.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
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.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled
triangle of unit hypotenuse.
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.
Match the cards of the same value.
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.
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.
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the
patterns of play are similar.
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.
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. . . .
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.
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?
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.
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 the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.