Can you find a relationship between the number of dots on the circle and the number of steps that will ensure that all points are hit?
Starting with the number 180, take away 9 again and again, joining up the dots as you go. Watch out - don't join all the dots!
Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
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 complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?
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?
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?
First Connect Three game for an adult and child. Use the dice numbers and either addition or subtraction to get three numbers in a straight line.
A game for two people, or play online. Given a target number, say 23, and a range of numbers to choose from, say 1-4, players take it in turns to add to the running total to hit their target.
Is this a fair game? How many ways are there of creating a fair game by adding odd and even numbers?
Use the interactivity to create some steady rhythms. How could you create a rhythm which sounds the same forwards as it does backwards?
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?
When number pyramids have a sequence on the bottom layer, some interesting patterns emerge...
Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark?
Try entering different sets of numbers in the number pyramids. How does the total at the top change?
7 balls are shaken in a container. You win if the two blue balls touch. What is the probability of winning?
Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining up three points round the edge?
Find the frequency distribution for ordinary English, and use it to help you crack the code.
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?
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
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
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory
Carry out some time trials and gather some data to help you decide on the best training regime for your rowing crew.
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
Semi-regular tessellations combine two or more different regular polygons to fill the plane. Can you find all the semi-regular tessellations?
Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.
An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.
Triangular numbers can be represented by a triangular array of squares. What do you notice about the sum of identical triangle numbers?
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
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?
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. . . .
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
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.
Practise your diamond mining skills and your x,y coordination in this homage to Pacman.
Can you locate the lost giraffe? Input coordinates to help you search and find the giraffe in the fewest guesses.
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?
Place the numbers from 1 to 9 in the squares below so that the difference between joined squares is odd. How many different ways can you do this?
A generic circular pegboard resource.
Learn how to use the Shuffles interactivity by running through these tutorial demonstrations.
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2? How about 9:6?
Slide the pieces to move Khun Phaen past all the guards into the position on the right from which he can escape to freedom.
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?
Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?
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.