This is an interactive net of a Rubik's cube. Twists of the 3D cube become mixes of the squares on the 2D net. Have a play and see how many scrambles you can undo!
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.
Match the cards of the same value.
A mathematically themed crossword.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
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.
Some treasure has been hidden in a three-dimensional grid! Can you work out a strategy to find it as efficiently as possible?
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. . . .
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
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?
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the patterns of play are similar.
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. . . .
P is a point on the circumference of a circle radius r which rolls, without slipping, inside a circle of radius 2r. What is the locus of P?
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
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?
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?
Find all the ways of placing the numbers 1 to 9 on a W shape, with 3 numbers on each leg, so that each set of 3 numbers has the same total.
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 find a way to turn a rectangle into a square?
Play countdown with matrices
Play a more cerebral countdown using complex numbers.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
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 tool for generating random integers.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
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.
Can you work through these direct proofs, using our interactive proof sorters?
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
The opposite vertices of a square have coordinates (a,b) and (c,d). What are the coordinates of the other vertices?
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
Can you discover whether this is a fair game?
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.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.
Semi-regular tessellations combine two or more different regular polygons to fill the plane. Can you find all the semi-regular tessellations?
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key Stage 4.
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.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons
Can you correctly order the steps in the proof of the formula for the sum of a geometric series?
Use this interactivity to sort out the steps of the proof of the formula for the sum of an arithmetic series. The 'thermometer' will tell you how you are doing
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
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.