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?
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?
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in the patterm on this 3D grid?
Play countdown with matrices
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?
A tool for generating random integers.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
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.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
Match the cards of the same value.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.
On the 3D grid a strange (and deadly) animal is lurking. Using the tracking system can you locate this creature as quickly as possible?
An environment for exploring the properties of small groups.
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
A mathematically themed crossword.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
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.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Play countdown with vectors.
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.
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
Play a more cerebral countdown using complex numbers.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.
The shortest path between any two points on a snooker table is the straight line between them but what if the ball must bounce off one wall, or 2 walls, or 3 walls?
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
With red and blue beads on a circular wire; 'put a red bead between any two of the same colour and a blue between different colours then remove the original beads'. Keep repeating this. What happens?
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.
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.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Six circles around a central circle make a flower. Watch the flower as you change the radii in this circle packing. Prove that with the given ratios of the radii the petals touch and fit perfectly.
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. . . .
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?
How good are you at estimating angles?
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 set the logic gates so that the number of bulbs which are on is the same as the number of switches which are on?
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the patterns of play are similar.
A weekly challenge concerning prime numbers.
Give your further pure mathematics skills a workout with this interactive and reusable set of activities.
Mathmo is a revision tool for post-16 mathematics. It's great installed as a smartphone app, but it works well in pads and desktops and notebooks too. Give yourself a mathematical workout!
Cellular is an animation that helps you make geometric sequences composed of square cells.