Numbers

Moonlander: place value game
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Brush up on the concepts of place value and inter-planetary flight as you land your space craft on the moon pads in the correct order.

Hundreds, tens and units
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An interactive and highly visual resource to help entrench the concept of units.

Interactive Number Grids
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Flip between a 0 - 99, 0 - 100, multiplication or blank grid. The squares can be painted in the colour of your choice. Great for illustrating mental arithmetic techniques or how Eratosthenes' sieve works.

Number line: basic addition
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A simple (but powerful) interactive tool to help your pupils get to grips with basic addition.

Multiplication tables: cloud click game
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Play this beautiful game as often as you can and you'll soon know your times tables inside out. Answer the questions as fast as you can but try not to get any penalties. At the end of the game you will be shown your score and awarded a prize monster.

Introduction to fractions
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This open-ended resource allows you to create a fraction and display it in several ways (e.g. with cakes, sweets or lollipops). You can also set up simple problems by hiding the numerator and denominator and asking the class to work them out.

Recognising simple fractions: matching pairs game
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Improve your ability to recognise the picture equivalent of a fraction with this resource.

Equivalent fractions
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This open-ended resource allows you to create different visual representations of two fractions and display them side by side. By comparing the images pupils can decide whether the fractions are equivalent.

Equivalent fractions: matching pairs game
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Improve your ability to recognise equivalent fractions.

Ordering fractions
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This is a truly versatile whole-class resource. In this game you must drag fractions from the fraction bank and place them in the correct order on the fraction tower. You can test two fractions to see which is bigger by showing a visual representation of the fraction.

Improper and mixed fractions
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An open-ended tool to help you explore the relationship between improper and mixed fractions.

Chicken coop game: estimating fractions
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You will be shown a fraction and your job is to estimate the decimal equivalent by placing a nest on a number line. Our hens are mathematical experts and they will fire their eggs towards the correct answer. If your estimate is good the eggs will be caught in the nest but if you're too far out it all gets very messy.

Bad egg: equivalent fractions
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Smash the rotten egg by clicking on the fraction that is not equivalent to the others. By playing this game your students will develop a variety of mental strategies that help them to identify equivalent fractions.

Chicken coop painter: comparing fractions
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Use your knowledge of fractions to paint a chicken coop according to the hen's instructions! This clever game will teach your students to visualise and compare the value of different fractions.

Simply-frying fractions: simplifying fractions
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Help kung fu chicken in his quest to simplify fractions by finding the common factors of the numerator and denominator. You will need to be a black belt at finding highest common factors to get a good score.

Fractions and percentages : matching pairs game
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Identify equivalent fractions and percentages.

Fractions and decimals : matching pairs game
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Identify equivalent fractions and decimals.

Fraction Wall
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A tool to help your pupils visualise fractions. Ideal for teaching pupils how to identify equivalent fractions.

Fraction Blocks
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A tool to help your pupils visualise fractions. Ideal for teaching pupils addition and subtraction of fractions. Also useful for illustrating how to represent fractions in their simplest form.

Greater than half? : bucket sort game
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Guide the falling terms into the correct bucket by working out if they are greater than or less than half.

Percentages and decimals : matching pairs game
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Identify equivalent decimals and percentages.

Venn diagrams
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A gentle introduction to factors and multiples and the notion of 'less than' and 'greater than'.

More Venn diagrams
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Brush up on factors, multiples and prime numbers with this selection of Venn diagram activities. This resource also contains a printable worksheet. (worksheet)

Venn diagram: multiples of 3, 4 and 5
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The title says it all really!

Algebra

Moonlander: algebra game
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Use your knowledge of algebra and inter-planetary flight to gently land your spaceship on the moon pads in the correct order.

Algebra bounce quiz: Highest value
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A high energy quiz that requires coordination as well as knowledge. Pupils are given a number and must choose the expression that would give the highest value. This resource includes a printable worksheet. (worksheet)

Algebra bounce quiz: Solve the equation
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Students are shown an equation and must choose a solution from several numbers bouncing around the screen. This resource includes a printable worksheet. (worksheet)

Is 2x a factor? : bucket sort game
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Test your algebra in this game where you must guide the mathematical expressions into the buckets after deciding if 2x is a factor.

Linear functions: reaction quiz
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Test your ability to identify the properties of linear functions with this quiz.

Place the coordinates
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Use this application to practise finding a point on a grid. Choose between a positive quadrant grid or all four quadrants. This resource also contains a positive quadrant worksheet, a four quadrant worksheet and a set of blank grids for generic exercises.

Coordinate words
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Before you start plotting functions why not use this ten minute starter activity to test how well your pupils are able to place and read coordinates.

Coordinate geometry suite

Check out this outstanding suite of resources for exploring coordinate geometry

Function machine
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A simple but effective function machine. Read the instructions to find out what to do!

Backwards function machine
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A function machine that works in reverse. A nice brain gym exercise.

Algebra reaction quiz: Intermediate
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A timed quiz to test your knowledge of algebra.

Algebra reaction quiz: Higher
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Another timed quiz to test your knowledge of algebra but this time the questions are a little tougher.

Quadratics

Four interactive exercises containing twelve questions each. When the class has finished the exercise a worked solution to each equation may be revealed. (worksheet)

Shape, space and measure

Angle Estimator
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Everything you need to teach estimation and measurement of angles.

Polygon Tool
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A wonderful tool for investigating regular or irregular polygons. Use the virtual protractor to measure internal and external angles (the line extension function makes this easy). The polygon vertices can be dragged and snapped to your choice of background grid. This software is also ideal for exploring Pythagoras' theorem, triangles in general or the relationship between area and perimeter of shapes.

What is Pi?
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A beautiful animation that visually illustrates the definition of pi. This resource also contains a useful mnemonic to remember the first 8 digits of pi as well as a slide that displays the first 2000 digits of pi.

Parts of a circle
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This pairs game will teach you all the terminology you need to describe the geometry of a circle.

Pythagoras' Theorem 1
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Help your pupils get to grips with Pythagoras by working through this geometric proof.

Pythagoras' Theorem 2
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Another beautiful geometric proof to help your pupils understand Pythagoras.

Angles in a triangle
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An animation that shows clearly and simply how the angles in a triangle add up to 180 degrees.

Formula Pairs
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A game to help your pupils remember the formulas for area and volume.

Introduction to symmetry
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A lovely resource where pupils must colour spots on the other side of a fold line in order to make a symmetric pattern.

Bearings

Bearings: Maps and scaled drawings
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Learn to measure distances and draw bearings on a scaled drawing. (worksheet)

Drawing bearings
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This resource includes a teacher tool and a student-led game to teach pupils to accurately draw, measure and estimate a three figure bearing. Ideal for interactive whiteboards or tablets!

Estimating bearings
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This resource includes a teacher tool and a student-led game to teach pupils to accurately estimate a three figure bearing. Ideal for interactive whiteboards or tablets!

Loci

Introduction to loci: The property developer's dilemma

This resource illustrates how loci can be used in a practical situation to solve a problem. Pupils have to work out the area of land on which a developer is allowed to build. This resource also includes a printable worksheet.

Loci teaching tool

This extremely powerful, open-ended tool enables you to create and display loci quickly. Up to four different sets of locus conditions can be defined and layered on the chart. This is an ideal resource for illustrating concepts and setting problems. This resource also includes printable worksheets.

Trigonometry

Graphs of trigonometric functions
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Ensure your students are familiar with the shape of sinθ, cosθ and tanθ functions with this clever interactive resource.

Equivalent trigonometric ratios
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This feature packed resource provides everything you need to help your students understand why different angles can produce the same trigonometric ratio. In this activity your students will need to find equivalent angles for different trig functions; this may include negative angles and angles larger than 360° if required.

Transformations

Introduction to enlargements
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Part one of a truly outstanding suite of three resources to help with the teaching of enlargements. This resource helps you introduce the basic concepts of enlargement and scale factors.

Enlargements teaching tool
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This powerful application enables you to explore enlargements by manipulating an object shape and a centre-of-enlargement. Click here for video instructions on how to use this super teaching aid to its full potential.

This resource is also complemented by three worksheets: worksheet 1, worksheet 2, worksheet 3

Drawing enlargements
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A lovely whole class resource which is ideal for use with the interactive whiteboard. Pupils are shown a shape which they must redraw at a given scale factor. They construct their shape using a flexible polygon which can then be compared to the correct enlargement. (worksheet)

Reflections teaching tool
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This state-of-the-art resource for teaching reflections includes worksheets. User-friendly controls make it easy for you (or your pupils) to draw the line of reflection and modify the position and shape of the object. This program is also useful for looking at the equation of a straight line. (worksheet 1, worksheet 2)

Rotations teaching tool
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Another killer application developed by eChalk. This program makes the teaching of rotations a doddle. (worksheet 1, worksheet 2)

Handling data and graphs

Graphing calculator
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An outstanding graphing calculator from Desmos. Virtually any function you want to view can easily be plotted with this tool. For starters, why not try y=3sin(x), or if you want to work with variables try equations like y=ax^2 + bx + c.

Scatter graphs

A suite of glossary games to test your knowledge of the terms used when describing scatter graphs and the line of best fit.

Venn diagrams

A gentle introduction to factors and multiples and the notion of 'less than' and 'greater than'.

Brush up on factors, multiples and prime numbers with this selection of Venn diagram activities. This resource also contains a printable worksheet. (worksheet)

The title says it all really!

Venn diagram notation
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A Venn diagram on Venn diagrams...whatever next! An activity to test your knowledge of the mathematical notation for regions in a Venn diagram.

Mechanics

Motion graphs: displacement, velocity and acceleration
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A motion simulator that helps pupils understand the relationship between real-world motion and how it is represented using displacement-time, velocity-time and acceleration-time graphs.

The displacement-time graph game
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Believe it or not, we've managed to turn learning about displacement-time graphs into a game (and a great game it is too!). This software is also a great teaching aid when describing the relationship between real-world motion and its graphical representation.

The equations of motion: solver
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There are four equations of motion that can be used to solve problems whenever an object moves in a straight line with a constant acceleration. This equation solver will show you how to use these equations by taking you through a simple five step process.

Stopping distances
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Are your reactions fast enough to stop in time when granny jumps into the road? Find out how thinking and stopping distances are affected when you drive at different speeds. Change the car mass, brakes and tyres and discover what difference that makes. You can even decide to be sleepy or drunk!

Space shepherd
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In this super game you must identify balanced and unbalanced forces and work out the resultant force. Examine the forces acting on your sheep in order to position a velcro wall. Get it right and your woolly beast is saved. Get it wrong and your hapless sheep will drift off into space!

Moments: Princess on rollerskates
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In this game you must use your knowledge of moments to balance the seesaw and save the princess. What terrible fate will befall her if you fail?

Representing vectors
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This gentle introduction to vectors helps your pupils understand what a vector is and how to represent them. The resource contains a set of tasks that can be undertaken at the interactive whiteboard.

Vectors and scalars
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An activity to teach pupils to identify scalar and vector quantities. Pupils are given a physical quantity and its definition which they must categorise as a scalar or vector. This resource also contains a word-gap exercise.

Vector addition
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This powerful application allows the teacher to illustrate vector addition in several ways. The addition can be graphically visualised using free vectors, a common origin configuration, the parallelogram construct or vector chains. The addition can also be analysed numerically by a consideration of the horizontal and vertical components.

Vector chains
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This simple resource visually illustrates how the sum of several vectors can be found by arranging them as a chain.

Pulleys
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View the details of a series of pulley systems providing different levels of mechanical advantage. A great resource for introducing pupils to the concepts of work and conservation of energy.

Problem solving and fun

Mathematical investigations, games, puzzles and proofs.

Estimation: How tall is a giant?
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Could you estimate the height of a giant if you knew how long his arm was? In this activity you must estimate the height of three giants based on the length of different body parts.

Less eggstreme maths

In this investigation you must discover a method to find all the different ways that eggs can be packed in an egg box. If your pupils find this one easy they can move onto 'Eggstreme maths' for a more in-depth study.

Eggstreme maths

An in-depth investigation in which you must find the number ways in which eggs can be packed in different sized egg boxes. When you've found all the combinations a surprising result is revealed which allows you to predict the number of permutations for any sized egg box and any number of eggs.

Stacking boxes
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An open ended maths investigation focusing on combinations and permutations. Can you find a relationship between the number of boxes and the number of ways in which they can be stacked against the wall?

The product of two odd integers is always odd
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Drag the steps into the correct order to form a mathematical proof.

The sum of two even integers is always even
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Drag the steps into the correct order to form a mathematical proof.

Professor Twit's mathematical mind reading trick
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Let the Professor perform his trick on you. Can you work out how he does it?

You will be shown a fraction and your job is to estimate the decimal equivalent by placing a nest on a number line. Our hens are mathematical experts and they will fire their eggs towards the correct answer. If your estimate is good the eggs will be caught in the nest but if you're too far out it all gets very messy.

Balancing chemical equations
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Learn to balance chemical equations with this flash activity. (worksheet)

Use your knowledge of algebra and inter-planetary flight to gently land your spaceship on the moon pads in the correct order.

Fakezee
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Just like Yahtzee, to do well at this classic dice game you need to have a grasp of the probabilities of different dice combinations and bank them to your scorecard when they arise.

Peg solitaire
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Get the grey cells working with this online reproduction of the ancient logic puzzle.

Mastermind

A delightful online reproduction of the classic board game involving pegs - created by the exceptional flashValley.

General resources

Timer
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A new improved timer that now includes a countdown timer as well as a standard timer. Some of the alarm sounds are not for those of sensitive disposition. The time is given in Hours, minutes, seconds and hundredths of a second. Handy for timed tests, exams and activities.

Class minder
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A digital assistant that keeps an eye on your class on those rare occasions when you have to pop out.

An outstanding graphing calculator from Desmos. Virtually any function you want to view can easily be plotted with this tool. For starters, why not try y=3sin(x), or if you want to work with variables try equations like y=ax^2 + bx + c.

Prefix values: chicken coop game
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Can't tell the difference between a Mega and a milli? Freak out at the sight of Giga, micro or nano? Fear not for this game is here to sort you out. Play it to learn the values and symbols for all the unit prefixes you're likely to encounter in school.

DR ABC - emergency response
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Would you know what to do in an emergency? Use this informative resource to make sure you do!

Square breathing
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Feeling stressed, anxious or overwhelmed? Take yourself to a place of peace and calm in only five minutes with this tried-and-tested technique.