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### New Carroll Diagrams

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?

### Seeing Squares

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

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.

### Poly Plug Pattern

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Create a pattern on the left-hand grid. How could you extend your pattern on the right-hand grid?

### All Change

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

There are three versions of this challenge. The idea is to change the colour of all the spots on the grid. Can you do it in fewer throws of the dice?

### Poly Plug Rectangles

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

The computer has made a rectangle and will tell you the number of spots it uses in total. Can you find out where the rectangle is?

### Interactive Workout - Mathmo

##### Stage: 5 Short Challenge Level:

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!

### Light the Lights

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Investigate which numbers make these lights come on. What is the smallest number you can find that lights up all the lights?

### Light the Lights Again

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Each light in this interactivity turns on according to a rule. What happens when you enter different numbers? Can you find the smallest number that lights up all four lights?

### I Like ...

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Mr Gilderdale is playing a game with his class. What rule might he have chosen? How would you test your idea?

### Times Tables Shifts

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?

### Which Symbol?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.

### Coded Hundred Square

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This 100 square jigsaw is written in code. It starts with 1 and ends with 100. Can you build it up?

### Countdown

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.

### A Question of Scale

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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?

### Direct Logic

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Can you work through these direct proofs, using our interactive proof sorters?

### Venn Diagrams

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivities to complete these Venn diagrams.

### Cops and Robbers

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Can you find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the robber in the minimum number of guesses?

### Find the Difference

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.

### Power Match

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?

### Which Spinners?

##### Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

Can you work out which spinners were used to generate the frequency charts?

### Stop the Clock

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?

### Interactive Spinners

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

This interactivity invites you to make conjectures and explore probabilities of outcomes related to two independent events.

### Tug of War

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?

### First Connect Three

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

The idea of this game is to add or subtract the two numbers on the dice and cover the result on the grid, trying to get a line of three. Are there some numbers that are good to aim for?

### Overlapping Again

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

What shape is the overlap when you slide one of these shapes half way across another? Can you picture it in your head? Use the interactivity to check your visualisation.

### Overlaps

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

What does the overlap of these two shapes look like? Try picturing it in your head and then use the interactivity to test your prediction.

### Napier's Location Arithmetic

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Have you seen this way of doing multiplication ?

### Interactive Number Patterns

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?

### More Carroll Diagrams

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

How have the numbers been placed in this Carroll diagram? Which labels would you put on each row and column?

### Carroll Diagrams

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?

### Various Venns

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivities to complete these Venn diagrams.

### Getting the Balance

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

If you hang two weights on one side of this balance, in how many different ways can you hang three weights on the other side for it to be balanced?

### Turning

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Use your mouse to move the red and green parts of this disc. Can you make images which show the turnings described?

### Inside Triangles

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

How many different triangles can you draw on the dotty grid which each have one dot in the middle?

### Matching Triangles

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you sort these triangles into three different families and explain how you did it?

### Trigonometric Protractor

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled triangle of unit hypotenuse.

### Growing Garlic

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.

### Multiplication Square Jigsaw

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?

### 100 Square Jigsaw

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you complete this jigsaw of the 100 square?

### Twice as Big?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.

### Turning Man

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivity to find out how many quarter turns the man must rotate through to look like each of the pictures.

### Factors and Multiples Game

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?

### Multiples Grid

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

What do the numbers shaded in blue on this hundred square have in common? What do you notice about the pink numbers? How about the shaded numbers in the other squares?

### Sort the Street

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Sort the houses in my street into different groups. Can you do it in any other ways?

### Sizing Them Up

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you put these shapes in order of size? Start with the smallest.

### Substitution Cipher

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Find the frequency distribution for ordinary English, and use it to help you crack the code.

### More Magic Potting Sheds

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

The number of plants in Mr McGregor's magic potting shed increases overnight. He'd like to put the same number of plants in each of his gardens, planting one garden each day. How can he do it?

### Magic Potting Sheds

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Mr McGregor has a magic potting shed. Overnight, the number of plants in it doubles. He'd like to put the same number of plants in each of three gardens, planting one garden each day. Can he do it?

### More Transformations on a Pegboard

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivity to find all the different right-angled triangles you can make by just moving one corner of the starting triangle.