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Which Spinners?

Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

Can you work out which spinners were used to generate the frequency charts?

Card Game (a Simple Version of Clock Patience)

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Four cards are shuffled and placed into two piles of two. Starting with the first pile of cards - turn a card over... You win if all your cards end up in the trays before you run out of cards in. . . .

Two's Company

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

7 balls are shaken in a container. You win if the two blue balls touch. What is the probability of winning?

Interactive Spinners

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

This interactivity invites you to make conjectures and explore probabilities of outcomes related to two independent events.

Flippin' Discs

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Identical discs are flipped in the air. You win if all of the faces show the same colour. Can you calculate the probability of winning with n discs?

Cosy Corner

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Six balls of various colours are randomly shaken into a trianglular arrangement. What is the probability of having at least one red in the corner?

Odds and Evens

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Is this a fair game? How many ways are there of creating a fair game by adding odd and even numbers?

Lottery Simulator

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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.

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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. . . .

Red or Black Spinner

Stage: Early years, 1, 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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. . . .

Game of PIG - Sixes

Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?

Stars

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Can you find a relationship between the number of dots on the circle and the number of steps that will ensure that all points are hit?

Excel Interactive Resource: Fraction Multiplication

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.

Multiplication Tables - Matching Cards

Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.

Partitioning Revisited

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

We can show that (x + 1)² = x² + 2x + 1 by considering the area of an (x + 1) by (x + 1) square. Show in a similar way that (x + 2)² = x² + 4x + 4

Diamond Mine

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Practise your diamond mining skills and your x,y coordination in this homage to Pacman.

Square Coordinates

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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?

Epidemic Modelling

Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

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.

Lost

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Can you locate the lost giraffe? Input coordinates to help you search and find the giraffe in the fewest guesses.

Balancing 1

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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.

Cushion Ball Interactivity

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"

Number Pyramids

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Try entering different sets of numbers in the number pyramids. How does the total at the top change?

Fifteen

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.

Excel Interactive Resource: Number Grid Functions

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.

Drips

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.

Balancing 2

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Meg and Mo still need to hang their marbles so that they balance, but this time the constraints are different. Use the interactivity to experiment and find out what they need to do.

Semi-regular Tessellations

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Semi-regular tessellations combine two or more different regular polygons to fill the plane. Can you find all the semi-regular tessellations?

Excel Interactive Resource: Long Multiplication

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.

Flip Flop - Matching Cards

Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory

Countdown Fractions

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.

Dice and Spinners Environment

Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

A tool for generating random integers.

Archery

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Imagine picking up a bow and some arrows and attempting to hit the target a few times. Can you work out the settings for the sight that give you the best chance of gaining a high score?

Excel Interactive Resource: Interactive Division

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.

Tracking Points

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in the patterm on this 3D grid?

Balancing 3

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Mo has left, but Meg is still experimenting. Use the interactivity to help you find out how she can alter her pouch of marbles and still keep the two pouches balanced.

Right Angles

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining up three points round the edge?

Excel Interactive Resource: Haitch

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.

Excel Interactive Resource: Equivalent Fraction Bars

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.

Excel Interactive Resource: the up and Down Game

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!

More Number Pyramids

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

When number pyramids have a sequence on the bottom layer, some interesting patterns emerge...

Shuffles Tutorials

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Learn how to use the Shuffles interactivity by running through these tutorial demonstrations.

Excel Interactive Resource: Fraction Addition & Fraction Subtraction

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.

Subtended Angles

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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?

Excel Interactive Resource: Multiples Chain

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.

An Unhappy End

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Two engines, at opposite ends of a single track railway line, set off towards one another just as a fly, sitting on the front of one of the engines, sets off flying along the railway line...

Square It

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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.

Slippage

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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. . . .

Cubic Rotations

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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?

Guesswork

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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.