A never ending sequence of times tables questions to be projected on to a whiteboard or screen.
This is quite a challenging number grouping puzzle requiring a knowledge of prime, square and triangular numbers.
Drag the numbers into the red cells so that the sum of the three numbers in each row and each column is a prime number.
Find the hidden wallaby using the clues revealed at the chosen coordinates.
True or False?
Arrange the given statements in groups to show whether they are always true, sometimes true or false.
Don't let your brain be fooled by these geometric optical illusions in this online quiz.
Like the magic square but all of the totals should be different.
A number arranging puzzle with seven levels of challenge.
Investigate the properties of the Mystic Rose by using this interactive diagram.
Name the polygons and show the number of lines and order of rotational symmetry.
Let the psychic read the cards and reveal which number you had chosen.
If the last card put down equals the previous card to the nearest whole number then all players race to shout SNAP!
How many two-scoop ice creams can you make from the given flavours?
Sieve of Eratosthenes
A self checking, interactive version of the Sieve of Eratosthenes method of finding prime numbers.
Arrange some statements in order according to the probability of them happening. Compare your opinion with thousands of others.
Emergency Maths Lessons
Here are some mathematics lesson plans to be used on the rare occasions when a class is left without their normal teacher and you are stepping in at a moment's notice.
Rows and columns of dots that can be joined using straight lines to create shapes.
Transum believes that this is the best way of developing a quick recall of the times tables.
Cards to print for pupils to use in the 'Can You Decide?' activity.
Cartoon Scatter Graph
Place the cartoon characters on the scatter graph according to their height and age.
An animated guide to using a scientific calculator for Secondary and High School students.
Can you make a kite shape from a single A4 size sheet of paper using only three folds?
An unlimited supply of linear equations just waiting to be solved.
A series of tangram challenges in increasing order of difficulty.
Provide and three measurements for a triangle and this application will work out the remaining sides, angles and area.
A visual aid designed to help pupils estimate three figure bearings.
An online tool to draw, display and investigate graphs of many different kinds.
Diagrams of the circle theorems to be projected onto a white board as an effective visual aid.
Arrange the matches to form four squares instead of five.
Arrange the given statements in groups to show the type of correlation they have.
Prison Cell Problem
A number patterns investigation involving prisoners and prison guards.
How close can you get to the target by making a calculation out of the five numbers given?
Playing Card Maths
Imagine you are on a desert island with nothing but a pack of playing cards. Do you have to stop learning mathematics?
Sort the coloured snakes in a logical order. This activity introduces systematic listing.
The Great Dodecahedron
Pupils are not allowed to use their hands to point but must describe fully any shapes they can see in this picture.
Maths Mind Reader
An amazing mind reading performance based on simple mathematical principles.
Represent binary numbers with a row of ligts which can be turned on or off.
How old was Diophantus?
An ancient riddle which can be answered by solving an equation containing fractions.
Straight Line Graphs
10 straight line graph challenges for use with computer graph plotting software or a graphical display calculator.
Pie Chart Creator
A quick and convenient tool for rapidly creating simple pie charts.
A mental arithmetic visual aid that displays random calculations then after a few seconds displays the answers.
Simultaneous Equations Extension Exercise
An exercise that appeared in an algebra book published in 1895. It starts with basic questions but soon gets tricky!
A large analogue clock to use for telling the time practice with the whole class
Two Dice Possibility Space
An interactive visual aid showing the possibility space obtained when throwing two dice
This is a simple interactive that does nothing more than allow you to create 3D drawings of models made with cubes.
A simple visual aid which acts as a stopwatch recording the number of minutes and seconds that have passed or are left.
Flexible graph paper which can be printed or projected onto a white board as an effective visual aid.
Investigate the properties of number with these interactive number grids.
Maths In The Movies
Mathematical errors in the movies.
Hot Number Challenges
The ten Hot Number challenges ready to project onto your whiteboard.
Practise calculating simple percentages in your head with this animated visual aid.
Diagrams of the angle theorems with interactive examples.
The teacher has a set of six cards numbered 1 to 6. They are placed face down on the teachers desk so that the teacher can pick up one at random which students then have to fit onto a grid.
Just In Time
Every 10 seconds a new calculation appears on the screen: A dynamic visual aid.
Remember these mathematical words for their shape and movement.
A simulation of a Quincunx (Galton Board) which can be used to create the bell shaped curve of the normal distribution.
The traditional fraction wall diagram showing the relationship between simple fractions.
An online app which produces number sequences as words.
End of Term Maths
Lists of fun activities suitable for the last week of Term.
Twelve snails have a race based on the sum of two dice. This is the teachers' version of the race simulation.
Jumbled words from a database of over 500 different mathematical words. Can you solve these anagrams?
A number line showing tenths and hundredths with draggable arrows. This is a visual aid designed to be projected onto a whiteboard for whole class exposition
Code Cracking Presentation
A slide presentation showing techniques for cracking simple codes and ciphers.
Place Value Chart
This is a visual aid designed to be projected onto a whiteboard for whole class exposition about place value.
3D Trigonometry Presentation
A slide presentation introducing using trigonometry (including Pythagoras' Theorem) to find lengths and angles on three dimensional shapes. The presentation begins with a puzzle presented as a poem!
Choose your own numbers for your bingo card. The caller uses two dice and adds the numbers together.
Students classify numbers randomly appearing on the screen by holding up cards
A game for the whole Maths class to play involving chance and choice.
An animated introduction to distance-time graphs. Arial photographs of vehicles moving along a road placed side to side form a graph.
This system allows students to vote or choose a response to a question posed by a teacher.
Human Scatter Graphs
Pupils move to positions in the room according to their data relative to the walls as axes.
Word Sums Guide
A step by step guide showing how to solve a Word Sum where each letter stands for a different digit.
This number line visual aid is designed to be projected onto a whiteboard for whole class exposition.
An animated distance time graph to be viewed while a student interprets the graph and comments on the race that produced the graph.
Trigonometry in 3D
This video from Corbettmaths goes through a typical 3D trigonometry question - finding an angle in a cuboid.
A dynamic visual aid that counts! Choose the first term, common difference and the speed
Back To School
A list of suggested activities and resources for the first few lessons of the new school year.
Starter of the Day
A different lessn starter for each day of the year.
Formal Written Methods
Examples of formal written methods for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
Students should be encouraged to stand up and make the shapes of the graphs with their arms.
Dice and Spinners
Computer generated random numbers for games and probability experiments
Know the properties of the fractions randomly produced by the two spinners.
A Show Of Hands
Produce a number of graphs and charts from a quick show of hands.
Random Student Generator
The Transum name selecting application helps teachers choose students in a completely random way.
If each pupil has an iPad, laptop or slate this provides an alternative to 'hands up'.
Angle Theorem Kim's Game
A memory game to be projected to help the whole class revise the circle angle theorems.
Some advice, tips and tricks for a Maths exam presented in the form of a poem for a teacher to share with the class.
A slide presentation showing how to use the chi-squared test to measure significance.
This application will pick the bingo numbers for you and present each of the numbers as a mathematical expression.
This is a visual aid and printable cards to introduce a homework activity about measures.
Fractions Kim's Game
A memory game to be projected to help the whole class recognise basic fractions.
Human Venn Diagrams
Pupils move to positions in large circles on the floor according to their personal data.
Circle Parts Kim's Game
A memory game to be projected to help the whole class revise the names for the parts of a circle.
Compound Interest Calculator
A customised online calculator for quickly finding the solutions to compound interest problems.
Normal Distribution Calculator
A customised online calculator for quickly finding areas under the normal distribution curve.
Dividing in a Ratio
A slide presentation showing how to divide a quantity in a given ratio
Fractions Decimals Percentages
Revise the methods for converting fractions to decimals and percentages.
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