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!
This resources contains a series of interactivities designed to
support work on transformations at Key Stage 4.
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?
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?
A mathematically themed crossword.
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?
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.
Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not
use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?
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. . . .
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments
to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
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
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is
designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on
the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
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 spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
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?
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
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.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
On the 3D grid a strange (and deadly) animal is lurking. Using the tracking system can you locate this creature as quickly as possible?
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?
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the
patterns of play are similar.
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on
number sequences at Key Stage 4.
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.
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.
Play a more cerebral countdown using complex numbers.
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.
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key
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 countdown with matrices
Play countdown with vectors.
How good are you at estimating angles?
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
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. . . .
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.