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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 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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Ball and Urn Experiment

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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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Banach Match Box Problem

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Two boxes have the same number of matches. A coin is tossed to determine which box a match is taken from. Coin toss repeats until the chosen box is empty; the number of matches remaining in the othe...
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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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Beer Consumption Demographics

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Fathom 
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This activity on beer consumption explores the idea that 20to24yearolds account for variations over time in amount of beer consumed.
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Beer Consumption Demographics ...

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Fathom 
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This activity (in French) on beer consumption explores the idea that 20to24yearolds account for variations over time in amount of beer consumed.
The data for this activity is included...
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Bertrand's Experiment

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Demonstration of the probability that a chord of a circle falls within an inscribed equilateral triangle. Three ways of "randomizing" the chord result in different probability distributions. Require...
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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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Binomial Coin Experiment

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Simulates tosses of from 1 to 60 coins with userchosen probability of heads; compiles both number and proportion of heads, with theoretical and empirical distributions. Requires a MathPlayer plugin ...
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Birthday Experiment

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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This simulator extends the classic birthday problem: user sets the number of days in a year and the number of people in a room. Birthdays are assigned at random, and the user may examine either disti...
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Blaze

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
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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Buffon's Coin Experiment

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
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 Experiment

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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A fairly sophisticated version of the needle dropped on a wooden floor problem. Detailed analysis of theoretical probability, lots of control on parameters. Requires a MathPlayer plugin (free downlo...
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Central Limit Theorem Activity

Designing Samples (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
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This activity represents a very general demonstration of the effects of the Central Limit Theorem (CLT). The activity is based on the SOCR Sampling Distribution CLT Experiment and provides the capabil...
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Chocolate Chip Simulation

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Simulate random placement of any number of chocolate chips on 100 cookies.
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Coin Flip Application

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
JavaScript 
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The Coin Flip Generator is a lightweight online coin flip generator. Click "Flip Coin" to get started  "H" means heads, "T" means tails. Flips you've already made will appear below the coin. The app ...
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Coin Toss

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Explore probability concepts by simulating repeated coin tosses.
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Coin Toss

Designing Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
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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

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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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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Collecting Data (Amsco Integra...

Designing Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
Support Material 

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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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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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Counting Event Occurrences in ...

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
TI83/TI84 
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It is common in Monte Carlo statistical simulations to have the need to count the frequency of the occurrence of a particular event in a list of outcomes. Here is a really nice way to accomplish that ...
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