# The best maths websites on the net

Stacking Boxes

Introduction : An explanation of how many different ways three boxes can be stacked.

Stacking Boxes

Plan : Can you find a relationship between the number of boxes and the number of ways in which they can be stacked.

Stacking Boxes

Develop : Stack the boxes in as many different ways for each for each number of boxes.

Stacking Boxes

Reflect : Record the results of your activities.

The best maths websites on :
problem solving

Perimeter

An activity on 3 levels of difficulty.

Use the calculator to work out the perimeter of each shape.

Perimeter

An activity on 2 levels of difficulty

Drag a shape into the work area, use the pencil to measure the sides of the shape and use the calculator to work out the perimeter.

The best maths websites on :
area and perimeter

The world is full of patterns made with different shapes, colours and sizes. Click on the three windows to see a number of examples.

Explore how many different ways you can colour the snakes with only two colours.

The best maths websites on :
shape patterns and sequences

Pentominoes Starter Activity a series of slides explaining the varying patterns that can be created.

Pentominoes Section 1 can you find all the possible pentomino arrangements?

Pentominoes Section 2 what lines of symmetry do these shapes have?

Pentominoes Section 3 can you fit all these shapes into the rectangle?

Pentominoes Plenary which of these pentominoes are reflections or rotations of each other? Click on the two shapes which are congruent.

The best maths websites on :
shape patterns and sequences

2D Shape Patterns

Starter Activity can you identify the pattern of colours and shapes in each slide.

2D Shape Patterns

Part 1 finish the pattern that has been started by dragging each circle to its correct place in the pattern

2D Shape Patterns

Part 2 use the paintbrush to colour the circles and finish the patterns.

2D Shape Patterns

Part 1 finish the pattern that has been started by dragging each shape into its correct place in the pattern.

2D Shape Patterns

Part 2 finish the pattern that has been started by dragging each picture into its correct place in the pattern.

The best maths websites on :
shape patterns and sequences

Penguin Sliders

A problem solving activity. Move the penguin to the ice sheet in the top left hand corner of the screen by moving the ice blocks around. You can change the number of ice blocks in the grid.

The best maths websites on :
problem solving

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