Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
Can you work out which spinners were used to generate the frequency charts?
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. . . .
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.
A tool for generating random integers.
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 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. . . .
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
Can you be the first to complete a row of three?
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 give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in the patterm on this 3D grid?
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
On the 3D grid a strange (and deadly) animal is lurking. Using the tracking system can you locate this creature as quickly as possible?
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
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?
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the patterns of play are similar.
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.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.
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. . . .
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.
A mathematically themed crossword.
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.
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?
Find all the ways of placing the numbers 1 to 9 on a W shape, with 3 numbers on each leg, so that each set of 3 numbers has the same total.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
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.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
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?
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled triangle of unit hypotenuse.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
This is an interactive net of a Rubik's cube. Twists of the 3D cube become mixes of the squares on the 2D net. Have a play and see how many scrambles you can undo!
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.
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?
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
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.
Match the cards of the same value.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on graphical interpretation at Key Stage 4.
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?
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.
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.