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. . . .
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. . . .
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 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. . . .
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
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.
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?
Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?
A mathematically themed crossword.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
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?
How do scores on dice and factors of polynomials relate to each other?
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
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. . . .
Practice your skills of measurement and estimation using this interactive measurement tool based around fascinating images from biology.
Can you break down this conversion process into logical steps?
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in the patterm on this 3D grid?
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.
Which exact dilution ratios can you make using only 2 dilutions?
Can you fill in the mixed up numbers in this dilution calculation?
Which dilutions can you make using 10ml pipettes and 100ml measuring cylinders?
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Explore displacement/time and velocity/time graphs with this mouse motion sensor.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.
A weekly challenge concerning prime numbers.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
Play countdown with vectors.
Play countdown with matrices
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 interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.
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!
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
Give your further pure mathematics skills a workout with this interactive and reusable set of activities.
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 beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
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.
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.
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.
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?
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?