Resources tagged with: Interactivities

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Substitution Cipher

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Find the frequency distribution for ordinary English, and use it to help you crack the code.

Excel Interactive Resource: Fraction Multiplication

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.

Speeding Up, Slowing Down

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Experiment with the interactivity of "rolling" regular polygons, and explore how the different positions of the red dot affects its speed at each stage.

Investigating the Dilution Series

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?

A Question of Scale

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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 Spinners?

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

Can you work out which spinners were used to generate the frequency charts?

Drips

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.

Up and Across

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Experiment with the interactivity of "rolling" regular polygons, and explore how the different positions of the red dot affects its vertical and horizontal movement at each stage.

Cushion Ball Interactivity

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"

How Far Does it Move?

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Experiment with the interactivity of "rolling" regular polygons, and explore how the different positions of the red dot affects the distance it travels at each stage.

Excel Interactive Resource: Number Grid Functions

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

Spot the Card

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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?

An Unhappy End

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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...

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.

Konigsberg Plus

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Euler discussed whether or not it was possible to stroll around Koenigsberg crossing each of its seven bridges exactly once. Experiment with different numbers of islands and bridges.

Excel Interactive Resource: Interactive Division

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

Mixed up Mixture

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you fill in the mixed up numbers in this dilution calculation?

Loci Resources

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.

Excel Interactive Resource: the up and Down Game

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

Excel Interactive Resource: Multiples Chain

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.

Trigonometric Protractor

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled triangle of unit hypotenuse.

Excel Interactive Resource: Fraction Addition & Fraction Subtraction

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.

Excel Interactive Resource: Haitch

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.

Excel Interactive Resource: Long Multiplication

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.

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.

Icosian Game

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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.

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. . . .

Proof Sorter - Quadratic Equation

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

This is an interactivity in which you have to sort the steps in the completion of the square into the correct order to prove the formula for the solutions of quadratic equations.

Sliding Puzzle

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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.

Red or Black Spinner

Age 3 to 16 Challenge Level:

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. . . .

Bow Tie

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Show how this pentagonal tile can be used to tile the plane and describe the transformations which map this pentagon to its images in the tiling.

Have You Got It?

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

Rolling Around

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

A circle rolls around the outside edge of a square so that its circumference always touches the edge of the square. Can you describe the locus of the centre of the circle?

Rollin' Rollin' Rollin'

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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?

Guesswork

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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.

Estimating Angles

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

How good are you at estimating angles?

Partitioning Revisited

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

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?

Changing Places

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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. . . .

Poly Plug Rectangles

Age 5 to 14 Challenge Level:

The computer has made a rectangle and will tell you the number of spots it uses in total. Can you find out where the rectangle is?

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...

Countdown

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.

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.

Got a Strategy for Last Biscuit?

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?

Fractions and Percentages Card Game

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you find the pairs that represent the same amount of money?

Lottery Simulator

Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

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.

Stars

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you find a relationship between the number of dots on the circle and the number of steps that will ensure that all points are hit?

White Box

Age 7 to 18 Challenge Level:

This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.