Resources tagged with: Interactivities

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Broad Topics > Physical and Digital Manipulatives > Interactivities

Nine Colours

Age 11 to 16
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Can you use small coloured cubes to make a 3 by 3 by 3 cube so that each face of the bigger cube contains one of each colour?

The Triangle Game

Age 11 to 16
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Can you discover whether this is a fair game?

Sliding Puzzle

Age 11 to 16
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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.

Icosian Game

Age 11 to 14
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This problem is about investigating whether it is possible to start at one vertex of a platonic solid and visit every other vertex once only returning to the vertex you started at.

Excel Interactive Resource: Interactive Division

Age 11 to 16
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Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.

Excel Interactive Resource: the up and Down Game

Age 11 to 16
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Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!

Excel Interactive Resource: Number Grid Functions

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.

Got it Article

Age 7 to 14

This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.

Square Coordinates

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

A tilted square is a square with no horizontal sides. Can you devise a general instruction for the construction of a square when you are given just one of its sides?

Cogs

Age 11 to 14
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A and B are two interlocking cogwheels having p teeth and q teeth respectively. One tooth on B is painted red. Find the values of p and q for which the red tooth on B contacts every gap on the. . . .

Got It

Age 7 to 14
Challenge Level

A game for two people, or play online. Given a target number, say 23, and a range of numbers to choose from, say 1-4, players take it in turns to add to the running total to hit their target.

Disappearing Square

Age 11 to 14
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Do you know how to find the area of a triangle? You can count the squares. What happens if we turn the triangle on end? Press the button and see. Try counting the number of units in the triangle now. . . .

Excel Interactive Resource: Long Multiplication

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.

Partitioning Revisited

Age 11 to 14
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We can show that (x + 1)² = x² + 2x + 1 by considering the area of an (x + 1) by (x + 1) square. Show in a similar way that (x + 2)² = x² + 4x + 4

Picturing Triangular Numbers

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Triangular numbers can be represented by a triangular array of squares. What do you notice about the sum of identical triangle numbers?

Number Pyramids

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Try entering different sets of numbers in the number pyramids. How does the total at the top change?

More Number Pyramids

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

When number pyramids have a sequence on the bottom layer, some interesting patterns emerge...

Square It

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

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.

Excel Interactive Resource: Equivalent Fraction Bars

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.

Excel Interactive Resource: Fraction Multiplication

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.

Excel Interactive Resource: Fraction Addition & Fraction Subtraction

Age 11 to 16
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Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.

Excel Interactive Resource: Multiples Chain

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.

Excel Interactive Resource: Haitch

Age 11 to 16
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An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.

Overlap

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

A red square and a blue square overlap so that the corner of the red square rests on the centre of the blue square. Show that, whatever the orientation of the red square, it covers a quarter of the. . . .

Twice as Big?

Age 7 to 11
Challenge Level

Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.

Online

Age 7 to 11
Challenge Level

A game for 2 players that can be played online. Players take it in turns to select a word from the 9 words given. The aim is to select all the occurrences of the same letter.

Tilted Squares

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

It's easy to work out the areas of most squares that we meet, but what if they were tilted?

Colour in the Square

Age 7 to 16
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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?

Instant Insanity

Age 11 to 18
Challenge Level

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.

Drips

Age 7 to 14
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An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.

Isosceles Triangles

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Draw some isosceles triangles with an area of $9$cm$^2$ and a vertex at (20,20). If all the vertices must have whole number coordinates, how many is it possible to draw?

Countdown Fractions

Age 11 to 16
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Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.

Treasure Hunt

Age 7 to 14
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Can you find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the treasure in the minimum number of guesses?

Estimating Angles

Age 7 to 14
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How good are you at estimating angles?

Three Squares

Age 5 to 11
Challenge Level

What is the greatest number of squares you can make by overlapping three squares?

Have You Got It?

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?

More Magic Potting Sheds

Age 11 to 14
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The number of plants in Mr McGregor's magic potting shed increases overnight. He'd like to put the same number of plants in each of his gardens, planting one garden each day. How can he do it?

Dotty Circle

Age 7 to 11
Challenge Level

Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?

Latin Lilies

Age 7 to 14
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In this game you are challenged to gain more columns of lily pads than your opponent.

Semi-regular Tessellations

Age 11 to 16
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Semi-regular tessellations combine two or more different regular polygons to fill the plane. Can you find all the semi-regular tessellations?

Last Biscuit

Age 11 to 18
Challenge Level

Can you find a strategy that ensures you get to take the last biscuit in this game?

Rollin' Rollin' Rollin'

Age 11 to 14
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Two circles of equal radius touch at P. One circle is fixed whilst the other moves, rolling without slipping, all the way round. How many times does the moving coin revolve before returning to P?

The Bridges of Konigsberg

Age 11 to 18
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Investigate how networks can be used to solve a problem for the 18th Century inhabitants of Konigsberg.

A Square of Numbers

Age 7 to 11
Challenge Level

Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?

Carroll Diagrams

Age 5 to 11
Challenge Level

Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?

Ladybird Box

Age 5 to 11
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Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.

Four Triangles Puzzle

Age 5 to 11
Challenge Level

Cut four triangles from a square as shown in the picture. How many different shapes can you make by fitting the four triangles back together?

An Unhappy End

Age 11 to 14
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Two engines, at opposite ends of a single track railway line, set off towards one another just as a fly, sitting on the front of one of the engines, sets off flying along the railway line...

Triangles in Circles

Age 11 to 14
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Can you find triangles on a 9-point circle? Can you work out their angles?

Factors and Multiples Game

Age 7 to 16
Challenge Level

A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?