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.
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.
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. . . .
Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?
Use your skill and knowledge to place various scientific lengths in order of size. Can you judge the length of objects with sizes ranging from 1 Angstrom to 1 million km with no wrong attempts?
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. . . .
Which dilutions can you make using 10ml pipettes and 100ml measuring cylinders?
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 break down this conversion process into logical steps?
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?
How do scores on dice and factors of polynomials relate to each other?
Can you fill in the mixed up numbers in this dilution calculation?
Which exact dilution ratios can you make using only 2 dilutions?
Give your further pure mathematics skills a workout with this interactive and reusable set of activities.
A weekly challenge concerning prime numbers.
A ladder 3m long rests against a wall with one end a short distance from its base. Between the wall and the base of a ladder is a garden storage box 1m tall and 1m high. What is the maximum distance. . . .
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?
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
Practice your skills of measurement and estimation using this interactive measurement tool based around fascinating images from biology.
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
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.
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.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Explore displacement/time and velocity/time graphs with this mouse motion sensor.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
Play countdown with matrices
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Play countdown with vectors.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key Stage 4.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
Play a more cerebral countdown using complex numbers.
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?
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.
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?
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. . . .
A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?
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?
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.
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 metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.