# Interactive Magnet activities

Functions and inverses
A powerpoint and 2 matching activities to support the GCSE topic  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 25/07/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Composite functions | Functions | Inverse operations
Finding the highest common factor and the lowest common multiple
This resource uses prime numbers and Venn diagrams to find the  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 10/10/2014 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Number properties – HCF / LCM
3D shape properties logic puzzle
Use the clues to discuss properties of solids (including cuboids,  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 31/01/2014 | From the resource collection(s): Geometry and measure | Solids and nets – identifying 3D shapes
Binary number generator
A handy Magnet tool for practising binary/decimal number conversions!  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 17/01/2014 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Bases – binary/hexadecimal
Shape properties logic puzzle
Follow the clues to deduce where each shape belongs in the grid  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 17/01/2014 | From the resource collection(s): Geometry and measure | 2D shapes – identifying triangles and special quadrilaterals
What is the number if ...
Discuss how to change the mean, median, mode and range by adding  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 20/12/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Statistics | Averages and spread – mean, median, mode and range
Recurring decimals four in a row
Claim a square by finding equivalent recurring decimals and fractions.  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 08/11/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Decimals
Grouping composite and inverse functions
Given three functions, evaluate the composite and inverse functions  … read more
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KS5  | Published: 06/09/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Core | Composite functions
Basic differentiation Snap
Practise differentiating simple polynomials with a game of snap  … read more
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KS5  | Published: 24/05/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Core | Differentiation
3D shape riot
Revise properties of solids with this energetic Magnet game!  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 08/03/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Geometry and measure | Solids and nets – identifying 3D shapes
Sequences riot
An energetic way to practice nth term substitution (or also useful  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 08/03/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Sequences – nth term
Number riot
Get active while exploring properties of number! Perform a different  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 08/03/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Number properties – mixed
Polygon sort Magnet
Sort each shape into the Venn diagram. Do they tessellate? Are  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 12/02/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Geometry and measure | 2D shapes – identifying polygons
Matching trigonometric ratios
A simple matching activity, asking you to group a diagram, t  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 02/11/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Geometry and measure | Trigonometry – SOHCAHTOA
Metric conversion cards
A pack of 21 cards showing different metric lengths to practise  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 03/08/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Geometry and measure | Metric units
An algebraic twist on snakes and ladders; solve a randomly picked  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 03/08/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Linear equations
Probability odd one out
Match the probabilities with the given events for a pack of cards.  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 20/07/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Probability | Theoretical probability
Number teams
Rearrange your number cards to find the best solution for each  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 17/07/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Number properties – mixed
BIDMAS four in a row
A Maths twist on a classic game! Print the paper version for  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 17/07/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Order of operations (BIDMAS)
Magnet graph plotter
An interactive Magnet tool to demonstrate plotting straight line  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 29/06/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Linear graphs – plotting and sketching
Pyramid totals
Number pyramids with a twist! Arrange the numbers at the bottom  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 08/06/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction
Horse race
Roll the dice to move horses along the racecourse, playing on  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 08/06/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Probability | Sample space
Slices
Arrange the numbers into the cake so opposite slices have the  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 01/06/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Multiplication and division
Jelly bean probability
Discuss the probability of picking different coloured jelly beans  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 02/05/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Probability | Probability scales
Bearings on maps
Three files that can be used separately or in conjunction. The  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 27/04/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Geometry and measure | Angles – three figure bearings
Prime factors - handy hints
Some quick checks to see whether a number is divisible by the  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 20/04/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Number properties – prime factors
Matching events with probabilities
Calculate the probability of each event occurring (a mixture  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 20/04/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Probability | Theoretical probability
Saying the time
Match up the cards to give three different ways of saying the  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 17/02/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Geometry and measure | Time, timetables and planning
Playing cards on the probability scale
Drag the events to the appropriate place on the interactive Magnet  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 15/12/2011 | From the resource collection(s): Probability | Probability scales