Can you find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the robber in the minimum number of guesses?
Can you locate the lost giraffe? Input coordinates to help you search and find the giraffe in the fewest guesses.
Match the cards of the same value.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.
Imagine picking up a bow and some arrows and attempting to hit the target a few times. Can you work out the settings for the sight that give you the best chance of gaining a high score?
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
A tool for generating random integers.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons
Can you be the first to complete a row of three?
A tilted square is a square with no horizontal sides. Can you devise a general instruction for the construction of a square when you are given just one of its sides?
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.
Semi-regular tessellations combine two or more different regular polygons to fill the plane. Can you find all the semi-regular tessellations?
Meg and Mo still need to hang their marbles so that they balance, but this time the constraints are different. Use the interactivity to experiment and find out what they need to do.
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
Is this a fair game? How many ways are there of creating a fair game by adding odd and even numbers?
Meg and Mo need to hang their marbles so that they balance. Use the interactivity to experiment and find out what they need to do.
An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
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. . . .
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 beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
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.
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.
Learn how to use the Shuffles interactivity by running through these tutorial demonstrations.
What are the areas of these triangles? What do you notice? Can you generalise to other "families" of triangles?
Try entering different sets of numbers in the number pyramids. How does the total at the top change?
Two engines, at opposite ends of a single track railway line, set off towards one another just as a fly, sitting on the front of one of the engines, sets off flying along the railway line...
When number pyramids have a sequence on the bottom layer, some interesting patterns emerge...
Draw some isosceles triangles with an area of $9$cm$^2$ and a vertex at (20,20). If all the vertices must have whole number coordinates, how many is it possible to draw?
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?
Mo has left, but Meg is still experimenting. Use the interactivity to help you find out how she can alter her pouch of marbles and still keep the two pouches balanced.
Six balls of various colours are randomly shaken into a trianglular arrangement. What is the probability of having at least one red in the corner?
7 balls are shaken in a container. You win if the two blue balls touch. What is the probability of winning?
This interactivity invites you to make conjectures and explore probabilities of outcomes related to two independent events.
Can you make the green spot travel through the tube by moving the yellow spot? Could you draw a tube that both spots would follow?
Triangular numbers can be represented by a triangular array of squares. What do you notice about the sum of identical triangle numbers?
Carry out some time trials and gather some data to help you decide on the best training regime for your rowing crew.
Identical discs are flipped in the air. You win if all of the faces show the same colour. Can you calculate the probability of winning with n discs?
It's easy to work out the areas of most squares that we meet, but what if they were tilted?
A game for two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.