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.
Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?
Which exact dilution ratios can you make using only 2 dilutions?
Can you break down this conversion process into logical steps?
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?
Can you fill in the mixed up numbers in this dilution calculation?
Which dilutions can you make using 10ml pipettes and 100ml measuring cylinders?
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?
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
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. . . .
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in the patterm on this 3D grid?
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"
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. . . .
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
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.
On the 3D grid a strange (and deadly) animal is lurking. Using the tracking system can you locate this creature as quickly as possible?
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.
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
Explore displacement/time and velocity/time graphs with this mouse motion sensor.
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.
Match the cards of the same value.
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?
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 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?
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
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?
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.
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?
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the patterns of play are similar.
A tool for generating random integers.
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled triangle of unit hypotenuse.
Practice your skills of measurement and estimation using this interactive measurement tool based around fascinating images from biology.
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!
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.
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.
Find all the ways of placing the numbers 1 to 9 on a W shape, with 3 numbers on each leg, so that each set of 3 numbers has the same total.
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
Can you find a way to turn a rectangle into a square?
in how many ways can you place the numbers 1, 2, 3 … 9 in the nine regions of the Olympic Emblem (5 overlapping circles) so that the amount in each ring is the same?