An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
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.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons
A and B are two interlocking cogwheels having p teeth and q teeth respectively. One tooth on B is painted red. Find the values of p and q for which the red tooth on B contacts every gap on the. . . .
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
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.
Can you put the 25 coloured tiles into the 5 x 5 square so that no column, no row and no diagonal line have tiles of the same colour in them?
Can you find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the robber in the minimum number of guesses?
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.
Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?
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 explore number in this exciting game!
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
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 moves.
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 collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
Match the cards of the same value.
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
A tool for generating random integers.
How good are you at estimating angles?
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
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. . . .
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
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.
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?
Investigate how logic gates work in circuits.
Can you discover whether this is a fair game?
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?
Cellular is an animation that helps you make geometric sequences composed of square cells.
Can you find all the 4-ball shuffles?
Triangular numbers can be represented by a triangular array of squares. What do you notice about the sum of identical triangle numbers?
A game for 2 players that can be played online. Players take it in turns to select a word from the 9 words given. The aim is to select all the occurrences of the same letter.
A circle rolls around the outside edge of a square so that its circumference always touches the edge of the square. Can you describe the locus of the centre of the circle?
Euler discussed whether or not it was possible to stroll around Koenigsberg crossing each of its seven bridges exactly once. Experiment with different numbers of islands and bridges.
We can show that (x + 1)² = x² + 2x + 1 by considering the area of an (x + 1) by (x + 1) square. Show in a similar way that (x + 2)² = x² + 4x + 4
Slide the pieces to move Khun Phaen past all the guards into the position on the right from which he can escape to freedom.
Try entering different sets of numbers in the number pyramids. How does the total at the top change?
You can move the 4 pieces of the jigsaw and fit them into both outlines. Explain what has happened to the missing one unit of area.
These formulae are often quoted, but rarely proved. In this article, we derive the formulae for the volumes of a square-based pyramid and a cone, using relatively simple mathematical concepts.
What can you say about the values of n that make $7^n + 3^n$ a multiple of 10? Are there other pairs of integers between 1 and 10 which have similar properties?
A game for 2 players. Can be played online. One player has 1 red counter, the other has 4 blue. The red counter needs to reach the other side, and the blue needs to trap the red.