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Area model algebra

This is a fantastic resource for explaining expanding in elementary algebra. It can work with pure numbers for younger students, and...

Electricity lab

This app is an outstanding resource for elementary circuit theory, such as potential difference and current relationships in series and...

Randomly generated maths worksheets

There are various sites that generate maths worksheets randomly, meaning no one is likely to have seen the same set of questions twice,...

Drawing and measuring angles

Both these tasks require a protractor, and using a protractor is best illustrated visually. I attach two videos that I think explain how...

Illustrating function transformations dynamically

Function transformations are confusing at first, but they are made clearer when they can be modified dynamically, as with this applet....

A bit about thermal physics and work done

The mathematics is not too difficult, but the direction of heat transfer is sometimes hard to determine. Try working through this...

Recommended reading for younger children

When preparing for the 11 Plus it is worth building up vocabulary. Click the button below for some good free stories for children that...

Projectile motion simulator

We don't always have a lab to carry out these experiments, but sometimes a simulator will do just as well! Attempt the following question...