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Basketball Probability

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Computer 
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This is an extended Logo investigation of probabilities and of modeling reallife situations: that of a 1 and 1 shooter in basketball, and the expected probabilities arising from past performance.
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Rolling a Pair of Dice

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Computer 
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In this lesson, students use Logo for a computer simulation for rolling dice to speed up the work such that they can "roll dice" more times, keeping track of the outcomes. It is not intended to be an ...
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A Graphical Analysis of M&M’s ...

Designing Samples (Probability & Statistics) 
Excel 
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Students will create bar graphs and pie graphs, use these graphs and the statistical calculations done in a previous activity to compare individual data with class data and discuss the effect of sampl...
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Biased Rectangles?

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Fathom 
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Students explore one example of how bias affects the mean. This simulation increases students' understanding of the significance of sample size on the calculation of the mean.
Exploring t...
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Conditional Probability and Pr...

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Introduces conditional probability and the probability of simultaneous events.
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Fire!, Probability, and Chaos

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Utilizes and reinforces concepts of probability, mean, line plots, experimental data, and chaos in analyzing a forest fire simulation.
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Probability and Geometry

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Students learn about how probability can be represented using geometry.
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Probability and Sports

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Considers probability concepts on the basis of statistics in professional sports.
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Replacement and Probability

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Extends the notion of conditional probability by discussing the effects of replacement on drawing multiple objects.
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Tree Diagrams and Probability

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Introduces the concept of tree diagrams as a way to compute probability of a multistep event.
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Equally Likely (Fair) Choice D...

Designing Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Calculator 
Support Material 

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The proper meaning of the term "fair."
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Random Number Generators Dialo...

Designing Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Calculator 
Support Material 

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Different methods for random fair choice between several numbers.
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Data and Story Library

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Computer 
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Teachers use examples to illustrate statistics concepts. A good example can make a lesson on a particular statistics method vivid and relevant. DASL is designed to help teachers locate and identify da...
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Links to Data

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Fathom 
Support Material 

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Key Curriculum Press has organized an area with links to data sets for use with their Fathom software. They are listed under these headings:

Collecting Data (Amsco Integra...

Designing Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
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This minilesson explains statistics and data, including how to collect numerical data to carry out a statistical study.
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Simplesim

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Computer 
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Simplesim is suited for modelling of nonanalytic relations in systems which are causal in the sense that different courses of events interact in a way that is difficult to see and understand. Exam...
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Statcato

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Computer 
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Statcato is a free Java software application developed for elementary statistical computations. Statcato has two main windows: Log, where outputs of computations are displayed; and Datasheet, which co...
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I See Graphs

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Computer Algebra System 
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This downloadable software designed by a teacher generates problems suitable for courses in Algebra I, Algebra II, Trigonometry, Probability and Statistics, and 3D graphing. It also creates graphs ...
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Furbles

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
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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 
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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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Plinko Probability

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
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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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Spinning Spinners

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
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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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A Better Fire!

Designing Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
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See the chaos theory played out in forest fire simulations.
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Ball and Urn Experiment

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Simulates drawing balls from an urn, with or without replacement. Specify number of balls, number of red balls, and number drawn. Requires a MathPlayer plugin (free).
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BallMixing Activity: 4 Balls ...

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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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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