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Theoretical probability (Math 7) 
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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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Probability and Relative Frequ...

Theoretical probability (Math 7) 
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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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SKUNK Game

Theoretical probability (Math 7) 
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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.
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Stay or Switch?  The Monty Ha...

Theoretical probability (Math 7) 
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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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Advanced Monty Hall

Theoretical probability (Math 7) 
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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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Probability

Theoretical probability (Math 7) 
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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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Marble Mania!

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This is an interactive activity in which the randomness and probability of marbles being pulled out of a "bag" are calculated automatically and for trials up to 500. In short, students will be able...
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The Random BallPicking Machin...

Theoretical probability (Math 7) 
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Predict the likelihood that a colored ball gets randomly selected out of a bowl. Then pull a lever to pick a ball at random, keeping track of which color comes out, and comparing the result with what ...
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Replacement and Probability

Theoretical probability (Math 7) 
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Extends the notion of conditional probability by discussing the effects of replacement on drawing multiple objects.
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Chase Me Lesson Plan

Theoretical probability (Math 7) 
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Students experiment with a dice game to predict outcomes.
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Introduction to the Concept of...

Theoretical probability (Math 7) 
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An activity and two discussions of this lesson introduce the concept of probability and the basic set operations that are useful in solving probability problems that involve counting outcomes. This ma...
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Ideas that Lead to Probability

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Introduces students to concepts used which lead to probability.
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Conditional Probability and Pr...

Theoretical probability (Math 7) 
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Introduces conditional probability and the probability of simultaneous events.
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Probability and Relative Frequ...

Theoretical probability (Math 7) 
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This eModule uses spinners, dice, box models, and scenarios to introduce and give students experience with probability. Covered concepts include outcome space, event, relative frequency, relative freq...
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Chase Me

Theoretical probability (Math 7) 
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Roll two dice and see if the hare can catch the tortoise.
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Buffon's Needle

Theoretical probability (Math 7) 
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Students experiment with a simulation to get an approximation of Pi.
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Understanding Experimental Pro...

Theoretical probability (Math 7) 
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Experiment with experimental probability using a fixed size section spinner, a variable section spinner, 2 regular 6sided number cubes or design your own number cubes. Appropriate for elementary grad...
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Racing Game with Two Dice

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Two players each roll a die, and the lucky player moves one step to the finish. Parameters: what rolls win and how many steps to the finish line.
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Crazy Choices Game

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Three players play games of chance using dice, cards, spinners or coin tosses, to compare theoretical and experimental probabilities.
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Spinner

Theoretical probability (Math 7) 
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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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Two Colors Applet

Theoretical probability (Math 7) 
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Students choose between three boxes and choose one marble from the box to look at conditional probabilities.
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Simple Monty Hall

Theoretical probability (Math 7) 
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Students 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."
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Generalized Monty Hall

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Students choose one of "n" 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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The Birthday Problem

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How likely is it that two people in your class have the same birthday? Choose the number of students in a class, and have the applet generate birthdays for them. Run a number of trials, and look at th...
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Exploring Probability and the ...

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This multimedia mathematics resource examines probability. A video illustrates how math is used to evaluate the danger of avalanches in the mountains of Alberta. An interactive component allows studen...
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