Take any parallelogram and draw squares on the sides of the parallelogram. What can you prove about the quadrilateral formed by joining the centres of these squares?
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?
Try this interactivity to familiarise yourself with the proof that the square root of 2 is irrational. Sort the steps of the proof into the correct order.
A tool for generating random integers.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
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?
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in the patterm on this 3D grid?
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.
Match the cards of the same value.
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the patterns of play are similar.
A mathematically themed crossword.
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?
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?
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Play a more cerebral countdown using complex numbers.
Play countdown with matrices
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
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?
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.
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 locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
A weekly challenge concerning prime numbers.
Play countdown with vectors.
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. . . .
How good are you at estimating angles?
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
Re-arrange the pieces of the puzzle to form a rectangle and then to form an equilateral triangle. Calculate the angles and lengths.
A spherical balloon lies inside a wire frame. How much do you need to deflate it to remove it from the frame if it remains a sphere?
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Make and prove a conjecture about the cyclic quadrilateral inscribed in a circle of radius r that has the maximum perimeter and the maximum area.
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 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?
Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?
How can we solve equations like 13x + 29y = 42 or 2x +4y = 13 with the solutions x and y being integers? Read this article to find out.
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled triangle of unit hypotenuse.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.
Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram in the process.
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.