Place a red counter in the top left corner of a 4x4 array, which is covered by 14 other smaller counters, leaving a gap in the bottom right hand corner (HOME). What is the smallest number of moves. . . .
There are 27 small cubes in a 3 x 3 x 3 cube, 54 faces being visible at any one time. Is it possible to reorganise these cubes so that by dipping the large cube into a pot of paint three times you. . . .
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.
Match the cards of the same value.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in the patterm on this 3D grid?
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.
This is an interactive net of a Rubik's cube. Twists of the 3D cube become mixes of the squares on the 2D net. Have a play and see how many scrambles you can undo!
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
Can you find a way to turn a rectangle into a square?
On the 3D grid a strange (and deadly) animal is lurking. Using the tracking system can you locate this creature as quickly as possible?
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?
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
P is a point on the circumference of a circle radius r which rolls, without slipping, inside a circle of radius 2r. What is the locus of P?
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. . . .
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.
There are thirteen axes of rotational symmetry of a unit cube. Describe them all. What is the average length of the parts of the axes of symmetry which lie inside the cube?
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the patterns of play are similar.
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 explore multiplication of fractions.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
A java applet that takes you through the steps needed to solve a Diophantine equation of the form Px+Qy=1 using Euclid's algorithm.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
A tool for generating random integers.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.
Semi-regular tessellations combine two or more different regular polygons to fill the plane. Can you find all the semi-regular tessellations?
Can you discover whether this is a fair game?
Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram in the process.
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key Stage 4.
Can you be the first to complete a row of three?
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled triangle of unit hypotenuse.
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary 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.
How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?
A right-angled isosceles triangle is rotated about the centre point of a square. What can you say about the area of the part of the square covered by the triangle as it rotates?
The opposite vertices of a square have coordinates (a,b) and (c,d). What are the coordinates of the other vertices?
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.
Triangular numbers can be represented by a triangular array of squares. What do you notice about the sum of identical triangle numbers?
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.