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!
A weekly challenge concerning prime numbers.
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.
Can you break down this conversion process into logical steps?
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
Which dilutions can you make using 10ml pipettes and 100ml measuring cylinders?
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 metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
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 fill in the mixed up numbers in this dilution calculation?
Which exact dilution ratios can you make using only 2 dilutions?
Play a more cerebral countdown using complex numbers.
Play countdown with matrices
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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. . . .
How good are you at estimating angles?
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 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?
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
A right-angled isosceles triangle is rotated about the centre point of a square. What can you say about the area of the part of the square covered by the triangle as it rotates?
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 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?
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the patterns of play are similar.
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.
Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?
A tool for generating random integers.
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?
Play countdown with vectors.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
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. . . .
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?
Match the cards of the same value.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?
Cellular is an animation that helps you make geometric sequences composed of square cells.
Start with any number of counters in any number of piles. 2 players take it in turns to remove any number of counters from a single pile. The winner is the player to take the last counter.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
Can you find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the robber in the minimum number of guesses?
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key Stage 4.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.