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 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. . . .
Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?
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?
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. . . .
Which exact dilution ratios can you make using only 2 dilutions?
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?
Which dilutions can you make using 10ml pipettes and 100ml measuring cylinders?
Can you fill in the mixed up numbers in this dilution calculation?
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Can you find a way to turn a rectangle into a square?
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
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.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
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.
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in the patterm on this 3D grid?
Explore displacement/time and velocity/time graphs with this mouse motion sensor.
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. . . .
A tool for generating random integers.
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
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 moves.
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the patterns of play are similar.
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. . . .
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key Stage 4.
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?
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.
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?
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled triangle of unit hypotenuse.
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?
Prove Pythagoras' Theorem using enlargements and scale factors.
Investigate how logic gates work in circuits.
Can you work out which spinners were used to generate the frequency charts?
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.
Is this a fair game? How many ways are there of creating a fair game by adding odd and even numbers?
Can you use small coloured cubes to make a 3 by 3 by 3 cube so that each face of the bigger cube contains one of each colour?
Match the cards of the same value.
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.
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?
What are the areas of these triangles? What do you notice? Can you generalise to other "families" of triangles?