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?
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 10ml pipettes and 100ml
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 exact dilution ratios can you make using only 2 dilutions?
Can you fill in the mixed up numbers in this dilution calculation?
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
Can you break down this conversion process into logical steps?
Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?
Explore displacement/time and velocity/time graphs with this mouse
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.
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.
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on
number sequences at Key Stage 4.
Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram
in the process.
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.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on
the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.
This resources contains a series of interactivities designed to
support work on transformations at Key Stage 4.
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. . . .
Can you find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the robber in the minimum number of guesses?
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is
designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
On the 3D grid a strange (and deadly) animal is lurking. Using the tracking system can you locate this creature as quickly as possible?
Start with any number of counters in any number of piles. 2 players
take it in turns to remove any number of counters from a single
pile. The winner is the player to take the last counter.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments
to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
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?
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.
Match the cards of the same value.
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
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.
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.
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in
the patterm on this 3D grid?
Can you discover whether this is a fair game?
Investigate how logic gates work in circuits.
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.
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. . . .
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
A tool for generating random integers.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
How good are you at estimating angles?
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
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.