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?
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.
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.
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 mathematically themed crossword.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
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?
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
A tool for generating random integers.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
A short challenge concerning prime numbers.
Play a more cerebral countdown using complex numbers.
Play countdown with matrices
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
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?
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
Can you find a way to turn a rectangle into a square?
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
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.
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key Stage 4.
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.
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
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. . . .
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled triangle of unit hypotenuse.
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.
On the 3D grid a strange (and deadly) animal is lurking. Using the tracking system can you locate this creature as quickly as possible?
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!
Can you find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the robber in the minimum number of guesses?
Can you be the first to complete a row of three?
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?
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. . . .
Try ringing hand bells for yourself with interactive versions of Diagram 2 (Plain Hunt Minimus) and Diagram 3 described in the article 'Ding Dong Bell'.
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.
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. . . .
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.
Ask a friend to choose a number between 1 and 63. By identifying which of the six cards contains the number they are thinking of it is easy to tell them what the number is.
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. . . .
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.
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 dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?
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.