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?
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?
A mathematically themed crossword.
Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not
use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?
Play countdown with vectors.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on
the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
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.
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?
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
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is
designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
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?
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments
to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
An environment for exploring the properties of small groups.
Play countdown with matrices
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
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.
Play a more cerebral countdown using complex numbers.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
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.
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on
number sequences at Key Stage 4.
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key
Balancing interactivity with springs and weights.
How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?
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.
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. . . .
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the
patterns of play are similar.
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out
Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
Match the cards of the same value.
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?
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.
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?