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Tessellation Interactivity

Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons

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Link Puzzle

Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.

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Excel Interactive Resource: Haitch

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.

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Colour in the Square

Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

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?

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Excel Interactive Resource: Fraction Addition & Fraction Subtraction

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.

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Nim-interactive

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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.

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Shapely Tiling

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivity to make this Islamic star and cross design. Can you produce a tessellation of regular octagons with two different types of triangle?

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Bow Tie

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Show how this pentagonal tile can be used to tile the plane and describe the transformations which map this pentagon to its images in the tiling.

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Game of PIG - Sixes

Age 7 to 18 Challenge Level:

Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?

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Excel Interactive Resource: Fraction Multiplication

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.

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Excel Interactive Resource: Long Multiplication

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.

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Ratio Pairs 3

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.

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Factors and Multiples - Secondary Resources

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.

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Tower Rescue

Age 7 to 18 Challenge Level:

Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.

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Cops and Robbers

Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

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Excel Interactive Resource: Number Grid Functions

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.

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Rolling Around

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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?

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Excel Interactive Resource: Equivalent Fraction Bars

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.

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Excel Interactive Resource: the up and Down Game

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!

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Excel Interactive Resource: Multiples Chain

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.

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Sliding Puzzle

Age 5 to 16 Challenge 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.

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Countdown Fractions

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

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Red or Black Spinner

Age 3 to 16 Challenge Level:

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. . . .

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Square It

Age 11 to 16 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.

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Fractions and Percentages Card Game

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Match the cards of the same value.

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Got a Strategy for Last Biscuit?

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?

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Excel Interactive Resource: Interactive Division

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.

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Advent Calendar 2009

Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.

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Spinners Environment

Age 5 to 18 Challenge Level:

A tool for generating random integers.

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White Box

Age 7 to 18 Challenge Level:

This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.

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Connect Three

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you be the first to complete a row of three?

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Simple Counting Machine

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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?

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Volume of a Pyramid and a Cone

Age 11 to 14

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.

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Overlapping Again

Age 7 to 11 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.

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Board Block Challenge

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?

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Subtended Angles

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

What is the relationship between the angle at the centre and the angles at the circumference, for angles which stand on the same arc? Can you prove it?

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Tilted Squares

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

It's easy to work out the areas of most squares that we meet, but what if they were tilted?

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Triangles in Circles

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you find triangles on a 9-point circle? Can you work out their angles?

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Overlapping Circles

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

What shaped overlaps can you make with two circles which are the same size? What shapes are 'left over'? What shapes can you make when the circles are different sizes?

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The Triangle Game

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you discover whether this is a fair game?

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Overlaid

Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?

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Instant Insanity

Age 11 to 18 Challenge Level:

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.

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Lottery Simulator

Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

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.

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Right Angles

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining up three points round the edge?

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Cogs

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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. . . .

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Tetrafit

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

A tetromino is made up of four squares joined edge to edge. Can this tetromino, together with 15 copies of itself, be used to cover an eight by eight chessboard?

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More Number Pyramids

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

When number pyramids have a sequence on the bottom layer, some interesting patterns emerge...

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Semi-regular Tessellations

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Semi-regular tessellations combine two or more different regular polygons to fill the plane. Can you find all the semi-regular tessellations?

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Online

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

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.

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Number Pyramids

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Try entering different sets of numbers in the number pyramids. How does the total at the top change?