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 weekly challenge concerning prime numbers.
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
Three equilateral triangles ABC, AYX and XZB are drawn with the
point X a moveable point on AB. The points P, Q and R are the
centres of the three triangles. What can you say about triangle
Find the vertices of a pentagon given the midpoints of its sides.
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?
The opposite vertices of a square have coordinates (a,b) and (c,d). What are the coordinates of the other vertices?
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 beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out
Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
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?
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in
the patterm on this 3D grid?
On the 3D grid a strange (and deadly) animal is lurking. Using the tracking system can you locate this creature as quickly as possible?
Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining
up three points round the edge?
Re-arrange the pieces of the puzzle to form a rectangle and then to
form an equilateral triangle. Calculate the angles and lengths.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
Can you break down this conversion process into logical steps?
A tool for generating random integers.
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. . . .
Which dilutions can you make using 10ml pipettes and 100ml
How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?
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 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?
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Match the cards of the same value.
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments
to support work on loci 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?
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on
number sequences at Key Stage 4.
Which exact dilution ratios can you make using only 2 dilutions?
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the
patterns of play are similar.
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.
Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?
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. . . .
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 fill in the mixed up numbers in this dilution calculation?
Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram
in the process.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
Play countdown with vectors.
Play countdown with matrices