A weekly challenge concerning prime numbers.
Can you break down this conversion process into logical steps?
Which dilutions can you make using 10ml pipettes and 100ml
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
Can you fill in the mixed up numbers in this dilution calculation?
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.
Give your further pure mathematics skills a workout with this interactive and reusable set of activities.
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!
Which exact dilution ratios can you make using only 2 dilutions?
Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?
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?
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
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. . . .
A ladder 3m long rests against a wall with one end a short distance from its base. Between the wall and the base of a ladder is a garden storage box 1m tall and 1m high. What is the maximum distance. . . .
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.
Explore displacement/time and velocity/time graphs with this mouse
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on
number sequences at Key Stage 4.
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.
How do scores on dice and factors of polynomials relate to each
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
The shortest path between any two points on a snooker table is the straight line between them but what if the ball must bounce off one wall, or 2 walls, or 3 walls?
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key
Find the frequency distribution for ordinary English, and use it to help you crack the code.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments
to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
Match the cards of the same value.
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.
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
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?
With red and blue beads on a circular wire; 'put a red bead between
any two of the same colour and a blue between different colours
then remove the original beads'. Keep repeating this. What happens?
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.
When number pyramids have a sequence on the bottom layer, some interesting patterns emerge...
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
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
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.
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?
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.
Balancing interactivity with springs and weights.
Can you work through these direct proofs, using our interactive
Practice your skills of measurement and estimation using this interactive measurement tool based around fascinating images from biology.