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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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Directable Fire!!

Probability of event (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Students run a simulation of how a fire will spread through a stand of trees, learning about probability and chaos.
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Probability and Relative Frequ...

Probability of event (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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Online unit that uses spinners, dice, box models, and scenarios to introduce and give students experience with probability. Covered concepts include outcome space, event, relative frequency, relative ...
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The Game of SKUNK

Probability (Math 7)+ 
Flash 
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The game of SKUNK involves 5 rounds (the letters S,K,U,N,K). A pair of dice is rolled and students accumulate points represented by the sum of the numbers on the dice.
At the start of the...
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Plinko Probability

Simulations (Math 7)+ 
Flash 
Tool 

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Play Plinko and develop your knowledge of statistics. As the Plinko ball falls, it ricochets down a triangular grid of pegs. See the balls random walk through the lattice. Watch the histogram of final...
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Stay or Switch?  The Monty Ha...

Probability of event (Math 7)+ 
Flash 
Tool 

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Players choose one of three 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." This site provides a variety of "ex...
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Cereal Box Problem Simulation

Probability (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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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Fire!!

Probability of event (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Students run a simulation of how a fire will spread through a stand of trees, learning about probability and chaos.
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Hamlet Happens

Probability (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Verify that rare events happen by drawing letters from a box.
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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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Spinners

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This virtual manipulative can be used to teach about chance and random choices. you. You may: spin the spinner; name areas of the spinner; change the colors used
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Coin Toss

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Explore probability concepts by simulating repeated coin tosses.
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MathThink  Activity Dice Diff...

Probability (Math 7) 
Flash 
Activity 

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This an applet for determining the expectation of winning if differences of 5, 4, 3, 2, and 1 are used to set up a dice game. For instance, if Player A has 1, 2, and 3 as differences, does he have an ...
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Probability and Geometry

Probability (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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Students learn about how probability can be represented using geometry.
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Frequency Distribution Applet

Probability (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
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The applet calculates the event space of throwing sixsided dice and tossing coins. The user can select any number of dice up to a maximum of 4 and similarly any number of coins up to a maximum of 10...
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Advanced Monty Hall

Probability of event (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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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Random Walk: 1D

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Students learn about randomness and the mean squared distance and how they are related in this applet about taking a random walk in one dimension (along one axis).
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Adjustable Spinner

Probability (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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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Coin Toss

Probability (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This activity allows the user to explore experimental probabilities by simulating a coin toss. View coin tosses as a list, table, or ratio, and choose whether to view results cumulatively.
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Coin Toss

Probability of event (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Simulation of a coin toss allowing the user to input the number of flips, thereby exploring experimental and theoretical probabilities. Toss results can be viewed as a list of individual outcomes, rat...
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Probability

Experimental probability (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Generate experimental probability results using a choice of a die, dice, spinner, suits, cards, or coin. Compare the experimental probability results to the theoretical probability.
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Play with Bees

Probability (Math 7) 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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This is the Bees microworld. What happens when you send hundreds of bees flying in different directions? Can you predict what will happen?
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A Better Fire!

Probability of event (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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See the chaos theory played out in forest fire simulations.
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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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Modeling the Cereal Box Proble...

Probability (Math 7) 
Calculator 
Activity 

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An activity using a die and a tally sheet to model the cereal box problem.
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