Mathmo is a revision tool for post-16 mathematics. It's great installed as a smartphone app, but it works well in pads and desktops and notebooks too. Give yourself a mathematical workout!
Use your skill and knowledge to place various scientific lengths in order of size. Can you judge the length of objects with sizes ranging from 1 Angstrom to 1 million km with no wrong attempts?
Can you work through these direct proofs, using our interactive proof sorters?
Can you find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the robber in the minimum number of guesses?
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
Can you work out which spinners were used to generate the frequency charts?
Have you seen this way of doing multiplication ?
How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled triangle of unit hypotenuse.
A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?
Explore displacement/time and velocity/time graphs with this mouse motion sensor.
What is the quickest route across a ploughed field when your speed around the edge is greater?
Use the computer to model an epidemic. Try out public health policies to control the spread of the epidemic, to minimise the number of sick days and deaths.
How do scores on dice and factors of polynomials relate to each other?
Match the cards of the same value.
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.
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.
Use this interactivity to sort out the steps of the proof of the formula for the sum of an arithmetic series. The 'thermometer' will tell you how you are doing
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.
How good are you at estimating angles?
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 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. . . .
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
Play countdown with vectors.
Give your further pure mathematics skills a workout with this interactive and reusable set of activities.
Play countdown with matrices
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.
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.
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.
Cellular is an animation that helps you make geometric sequences composed of square cells.
Play a more cerebral countdown using complex numbers.
A weekly challenge concerning prime numbers.
Practice your skills of measurement and estimation using this interactive measurement tool based around fascinating images from biology.
Which exact dilution ratios can you make using only 2 dilutions?
Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?
Which dilutions can you make using 10ml pipettes and 100ml measuring cylinders?
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
Can you break down this conversion process into logical steps?
Can you fill in the mixed up numbers in this dilution calculation?
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
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.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on graphical interpretation at Key Stage 4.
Investigate how logic gates work in circuits.
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?
Can you be the first to complete a row of three?