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.

Excel Interactive Resource: Number Grid Functions

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

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

Instant Insanity

Age 11 to 18
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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.

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...

Konigsberg Plus

Age 11 to 14
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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.

Cushion Ball Interactivity

Age 14 to 16
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The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"

Spot the Card

Age 14 to 16
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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 Far Does it Move?

Age 11 to 14
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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.

Up and Across

Age 11 to 14
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Experiment with the interactivity of "rolling" regular polygons, and explore how the different positions of the dot affects its vertical and horizontal movement at each stage.

Drips

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

Which Spinners?

Age 14 to 18
Challenge Level

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

A Question of Scale

Age 14 to 16
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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?

Investigating the Dilution Series

Age 14 to 16
Challenge Level

Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?

Mixed up Mixture

Age 14 to 16
Challenge Level

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

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: Equivalent Fraction Bars

Age 11 to 16
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A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.

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.

Excel Interactive Resource: Haitch

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.

Excel Interactive Resource: Fraction Addition & Fraction Subtraction

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

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: Long Multiplication

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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?

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.

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?

Overlap

Age 11 to 14
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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. . . .

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.

Jam

Age 14 to 16
Challenge Level

To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the patterns of play are similar.

Thank Your Lucky Stars

Age 14 to 16
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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. . . .

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

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?

Changing Places

Age 14 to 16
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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. . . .

Countdown

Age 7 to 14
Challenge Level

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

Have You Got It?

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

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

Estimating Angles

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

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. . . .

Poly Plug Rectangles

Age 5 to 14
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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?

Spinners Environment

Age 5 to 18
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A tool for generating random integers.

Countdown Fractions

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

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

Interactive Number Patterns

Age 14 to 16
Challenge Level

How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?

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?

Stars

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Can you work out what step size to take to ensure you visit all the dots on the circle?

Fractions and Percentages Card Game

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

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

Factor Lines

Age 7 to 14
Challenge Level

Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.

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.

More Number Pyramids

Age 11 to 14
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When number pyramids have a sequence on the bottom layer, some interesting patterns emerge...