This resources contains a series of interactivities designed to
support work on transformations at Key Stage 4.
Triangle ABC has equilateral triangles drawn on its edges. Points
P, Q and R are the centres of the equilateral triangles. What can
you prove about the triangle PQR?
Charlie likes tablecloths that use as many colours as possible, but insists that his tablecloths have some symmetry. Can you work out how many colours he needs for different tablecloth designs?
Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not
use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
Two circles of equal radius touch at P. One circle is fixed whilst the other moves, rolling without slipping, all the way round. How many times does the moving coin revolve before returning to P?
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
A tool for generating random integers.
Slide the pieces to move Khun Phaen past all the guards into the position on the right from which he can escape to freedom.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
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?
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is
designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in
the patterm on this 3D grid?
A red square and a blue square overlap so that the corner of the red square rests on the centre of the blue square. Show that, whatever the orientation of the red square, it covers a quarter of the. . . .
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on
number sequences at Key Stage 4.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments
to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on
the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.
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.
Have you seen this way of doing multiplication ?
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. . . .
On the 3D grid a strange (and deadly) animal is lurking. Using the tracking system can you locate this creature as quickly as possible?
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
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.
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 metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram
in the process.
Match the cards of the same value.
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?
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. . . .
Prove Pythagoras' Theorem using enlargements and scale factors.
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
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?
If you continue the pattern, can you predict what each of the following areas will be? Try to explain your prediction.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Investigate how logic gates work in circuits.