Use the computer to model an epidemic. Try out public health policies to control the spread of the epidemic, to minimise the number of sick days and deaths.
A ladder 3m long rests against a wall with one end a short distance from its base. Between the wall and the base of a ladder is a garden storage box 1m tall and 1m high. What is the maximum distance. . . .
It is possible to identify a particular card out of a pack of 15
with the use of some mathematical reasoning. What is this reasoning
and can it be applied to other numbers of cards?
Can you break down this conversion process into logical steps?
Which dilutions can you make using 10ml pipettes and 100ml
Can you fill in the mixed up numbers in this dilution calculation?
Use your skill and knowledge to place various scientific lengths in order of size. Can you judge the length of objects with sizes ranging from 1 Angstrom to 1 million km with no wrong attempts?
Which exact dilution ratios can you make using only 2 dilutions?
Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?
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.
Explore displacement/time and velocity/time graphs with this mouse
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?
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
A tool for generating random integers.
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!
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
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?
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
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 give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in
the patterm on this 3D grid?
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is
designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
Practice your skills of measurement and estimation using this interactive measurement tool based around fascinating images from biology.
This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on
the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
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. . . .
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
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
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out
Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the
patterns of play are similar.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments
to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
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
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
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.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
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. . . .
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Balancing interactivity with springs and weights.
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on
number sequences at Key Stage 4.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
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.