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. . . .
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.
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. . . .
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?
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. . . .
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
This interactivity invites you to make conjectures and explore probabilities of outcomes related to two independent events.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons
Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram in the process.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
Can you discover whether this is a fair game?
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key Stage 4.
Show that for any triangle it is always possible to construct 3 touching circles with centres at the vertices. Is it possible to construct touching circles centred at the vertices of any polygon?
Can you work out which spinners were used to generate the frequency charts?
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
A tool for generating random integers.
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the patterns of play are similar.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
Can you find all the 4-ball shuffles?
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.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
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.
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in the patterm on this 3D grid?
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?
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
7 balls are shaken in a container. You win if the two blue balls touch. What is the probability of winning?
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
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?
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
A game for 2 players that can be played online. Players take it in turns to select a word from the 9 words given. The aim is to select all the occurrences of the same letter.
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.
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?
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.
Carry out some time trials and gather some data to help you decide on the best training regime for your rowing crew.
Here is a solitaire type environment for you to experiment with. Which targets can you reach?
The opposite vertices of a square have coordinates (a,b) and (c,d). What are the coordinates of the other vertices?
A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory
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. . . .
If you continue the pattern, can you predict what each of the following areas will be? Try to explain your prediction.
Do you know how to find the area of a triangle? You can count the squares. What happens if we turn the triangle on end? Press the button and see. Try counting the number of units in the triangle now. . . .
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled triangle of unit hypotenuse.
A game for 2 players. Can be played online. One player has 1 red counter, the other has 4 blue. The red counter needs to reach the other side, and the blue needs to trap the red.
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?