An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons
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?
Show that for any triangle it is always possible to construct 3 touching circles with centres at the vertices. Is it possible to construct touching circles centred at the vertices of any polygon?
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled triangle of unit hypotenuse.
If you continue the pattern, can you predict what each of the following areas will be? Try to explain your prediction.
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?
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
It's easy to work out the areas of most squares that we meet, but what if they were tilted?
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
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?
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?
Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining up three points round the edge?
Some treasure has been hidden in a three-dimensional grid! Can you work out a strategy to find it as efficiently as possible?
Can you find a way to turn a rectangle into a square?
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
The opposite vertices of a square have coordinates (a,b) and (c,d). What are the coordinates of the other vertices?
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
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.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
A tool for generating random integers.
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.
The computer has made a rectangle and will tell you the number of spots it uses in total. Can you find out where the rectangle is?
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. . . .
Do you know how to find the area of a triangle? You can count the squares. What happens if we turn the triangle on end? Press the button and see. Try counting the number of units in the triangle now. . . .
Prove Pythagoras' Theorem using enlargements and scale factors.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.
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.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key Stage 4.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.
Can you find triangles on a 9-point circle? Can you work out their angles?
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
A counter is placed in the bottom right hand corner of a grid. You toss a coin and move the star according to the following rules: ... What is the probability that you end up in the top left-hand. . . .
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the patterns of play are similar.
Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?
This problem is about investigating whether it is possible to start at one vertex of a platonic solid and visit every other vertex once only returning to the vertex you started at.
This is an interactivity in which you have to sort the steps in the completion of the square into the correct order to prove the formula for the solutions of quadratic equations.
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.
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?
Ask a friend to choose a number between 1 and 63. By identifying which of the six cards contains the number they are thinking of it is easy to tell them what the number is.
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.
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.