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A Better Fire!

Probability of event (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
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See the chaos theory played out in forest fire simulations.
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About Probability

Probability of event (Math 7)+ 
Flash 
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Flashbased introduction to working out probabilities of complementary, mutually exclusive, and overlapping events. College Cram charges access fees by the month or by the semester for most resour...
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Adjustable Spinner

Probability of event (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Students can create a game spinner with one to twelve sectors to look at experimental and theoretical probabilities.
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Adjustable Spinner

Probability (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
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This tool allows users to create their own spinners and examine the outcomes given a specified number of spins. Users learn that experimental probabilities differ according to the characteristics of t...
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Advanced Monty Hall

Probability of event (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
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Students choose one of "n" (where n can be 110) doors to experimentally determine the odds of winning the grand prize behind one of the doors, as in the TV program "Let's Make a Deal."
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Airstrike

Probability (Math 7) 
Flash 
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Activity simulates the planning of an airstrike mission on a facility defended by surfacetoair missiles (SAM's). Students are asked to determine the minimum number of aircraft needed to destroy the...
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Applet 4: Probability

Probability (Math 7) 
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Set the bias for the probability of heads and then view a simulation of coin flips. Use manual or auto (slow, medium, fast) settings.
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Ask Dr. Math FAQ: The Monty Ha...

Probability (Math 7) 
Computer 
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Let's Make a Deal: If you're shown a goat behind the second door, should you stay with your first choice or switch?
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Ask Dr. Math: FAQ: Introductio...

Probability (Math 7) 
Computer 
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An introduction to basic concepts of probability.
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Ask Dr. Math: FAQ: Probability...

Probability (Math 7) 
Computer 
Support Material 

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An introduction to the uses of probability in everyday life, including: weather forecasting, flipping coins, batting averages, lightning strikes, and the lottery.
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BallMixing Activity: 4 Balls ...

Probability (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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We have 4 balls2 reds and 2 greens. We drop them randomly into 2 boxes.
Are the colors mixed or separate? Use this applet to experiment.
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Beat the Odds?

Probability of event (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
Technology PoW 

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Can you beat the odds and always choose the right door?
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Blaze

Probability of event (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
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Students do a simulation of a forest burning down where they are able to control the density of the forest while learning about probability and chaos.
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Box Model

Probability (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
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Using this virtual manipulative you may: add data points to the draw box; simulate random draws from a box; compare actual draws with probability
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Box Model

Probability of event (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
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Is your box model game fair?
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Buffon's Coin Experiment

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
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Simulates the probability of a coin, dropped at random on a checkerboard, landing fully within a square. Radius of coin can be adjusted. Requires a (free) MathPlayer plugin.
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Buffon's Needle

Probability of event (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
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Students experiment with a simulation to get an approximation of Pi.
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Cereal Box Problem Simulation

Probability (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
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Java simulation of shopping trips to buy cereal boxes with prizes. Used to determine the expected value of number of trips to get at least one of each type of prize.
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Chaos Dialogue

Probability (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Support Material 

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Introduces the notion of chaos as the breakdown in predictability.
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Chaos Game

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
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This activity allows the user to see patterns in seemingly random dot arrangements and explore the chaos game by changing the number of vertices, and the number of dots displayed.
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Chaos is Everywhere Dialogue

Probability (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
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Shows the wide spread use of fractals and chaos in science and nature.
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Chase Me

Simulations (Math 7)+ 
Flash 
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Roll two dice and see if the hare can catch the tortoise.
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Chase Me Lesson Plan

Simulations (Math 7)+ 
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Students experiment with a dice game to predict outcomes.
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Chocolate Chip Simulation

Expected value (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
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Simulate random placement of any number of chocolate chips on 100 cookies.
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Cliff Hanger

Probability (Math 7) 
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This applet illustrates a particular random walk problem. A person stands on the edge of a cliff. He has a 1/3 chance of stepping toward the edge, and a 2/3 chance of stepping away. What's the probabi...
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