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. . . .
Some treasure has been hidden in a three-dimensional grid! Can you work out a strategy to find it as efficiently as possible?
Can you fill in the mixed up numbers in this dilution calculation?
Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?
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.
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?
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.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
A mathematically themed crossword.
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. . . .
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.
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!
Prove Pythagoras' Theorem using enlargements and scale factors.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
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?
Three equilateral triangles ABC, AYX and XZB are drawn with the point X a moveable point on AB. The points P, Q and R are the centres of the three triangles. What can you say about triangle PQR?
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?
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
Match the cards of the same value.
Play a more cerebral countdown using complex numbers.
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?
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.
Can you correctly order the steps in the proof of the formula for the sum of a geometric series?
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.
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
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 tool for generating random integers.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
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.
Can you work through these direct proofs, using our interactive proof sorters?
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
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?
If you continue the pattern, can you predict what each of the following areas will be? Try to explain your prediction.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
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 interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key Stage 4.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Semi-regular tessellations combine two or more different regular polygons to fill the plane. Can you find all the semi-regular tessellations?
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled triangle of unit hypotenuse.
Can you discover whether this is a fair game?
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"