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Furbles

Displaying with Graphs (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Flash 
Tool 

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Furbles are fun and engaging creatures for use on interactive whiteboards with students of all ages. They were originally designed for statistics, probability and logic to teach students about char...
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Galton's Quincunx

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
Tool 

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Francis Galton was a pioneer in the study of heredity and statistics. His quincunx (a pattern of five dots, as on dice) is modeled in this Flash activity.
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Higher or Lower?

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
Tool 

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Use your knowledge of probability to bet on whether the next card is higher or lower than the last one.
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Matching Formulas to Data Appl...

Data and Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
Tool 

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In this applet the user can enter any number of points and any family of functions that contains up to four constants. The constants can be then changed dynamically at a press of an arrow. That allows...
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Math Images Tool: Pascal's Tri...

Binomial Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
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This Flash animation, developed as part of the Math Images project, allows users to explore some of the patterns present in Pascal's Triangle.
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Mean and Median

Displaying with Graphs (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Flash 
Tool 

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This flash allows the student to load and modify six existing datasets. The flash calculates the mean, median, and quartiles, and plots a histogram. Students are encouraged to examine the effects of...
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Measures of Spread

Displaying with Graphs (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Flash 
Tool 

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Students can load, modify, and plot histograms for six datasets, as well as compute the mean, median, interquartile range, and standard deviation. They can observe the effects of altering the dataset...
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Median and Quartiles

Data and Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
Tool 

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Investigate averages with this height graph: line the people up by height, mark the quartiles, and use the yellow boxes to read off the heights for lower and upper quartiles, and the median.
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Plinko Probability

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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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Random

Randomness (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
Tool 

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Discover that randomness is a process in which the outcomes of an experiment all have the same chance of happening. This resource includes a lesson, simulation, and question set.
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Socks in the Dryer

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
Tool 

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Simulation of a probability problem: four pairs of socks of four different colors are run through a dryer, which eats four socks at random every time. Activities ask students to estimate the probabil...
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Spinning Spinners

Data and Distributions (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Flash 
Tool 

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Select from seven different sets of spinners and set the desired number of spins. The two spinners selected can be spun up to 1 million times. The scores are counted and a bar graph displays the data.
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Standard Deviation Calculator

Normal Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
Tool 

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Students often experience difficulty with the concepts of variance and standard deviation. This tool presents these concepts both visually and interactively. It provides an example using a given five ...
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Stay or Switch?  The Monty Ha...

Probability (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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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The Futures Channel

General (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
Tool 

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The Futures Channel produces educational microdocumentary videos that show students how professionals are using math, science, technology and engineering in the real world. Teachers often describe t...
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Three Door Problem

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
Tool 

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Simulates the statistical Three Door Problem, also called the Monty Hall Problem. The player is shown three closed doors in a room, behind exactly one of which is a prize. The player chooses a door....
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XP Math: Deal or No Deal

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
Tool 

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The rules are simple. Choose a briefcase containing an unknown amount of money. Then as each round progresses, you must either stay with your original briefcase choice or make a "deal" with the bank t...
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XP Math: Guess the Number 1,0...

General (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
Tool 

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Guess the number between 1000 and 1000 before the time runs out. Can you find the best strategy?
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XP Math: Guess the Number 0 to...

General (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
Tool 

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Guess the number between 0 and 100 before the time runs out. Can you find the best strategy?
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XP Math: Probability  Starfis...

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
Tool 

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In this game, students race the clock to state the probability (as a fraction in lowest terms) of choosing one color of starfish from a given selection.
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A Better Fire!

Designing Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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See the chaos theory played out in forest fire simulations.
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A+ Click: Math assessment for ...

General (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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A+ Click is an interactive collection of more than 500 mathematical problems based on school program for grades 1 to 12. It defines the personal level of math knowledge. You move up into the next lev...
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Advanced Monty Hall

Probability (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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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Applet 4: Probability

General (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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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Ball Mixing Activity: 6 Balls ...

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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We have 6 balls3 reds and 3 greens. We drop them randomly into 3 boxes.
What combinations are possible? Use this applet to experiment.
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