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Directable Fire!!

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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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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Central Limit Theorem Activity

Simulating Experiments (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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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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Fire!!

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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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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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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Hamlet Happens

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Verify that rare events happen by drawing letters from a box.
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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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Traffic Light Applet

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Experiment with probabilities of stopping under various conditions: number of traffic lights, slow or fast speed.
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Poisson Experiment

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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This applet allows the user to fix a rate and time interval for a Poisson process (counting the number of occurrences in a fixed time interval). Experimental and theoretical results, including expecte...
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Spinners

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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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

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Explore probability concepts by simulating repeated coin tosses.
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Mathematica and the Birthday P...

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Mathematica 
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This explains how to use Mathematica to do Monte Carlo simulations of the Birthday Probability problem. (If there are N people in a room, what is the probability that two of them share a birthday?)
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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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Triangle Experiment

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Simulates the probability that a stick broken into three pieces at random forms a triangle. Fairly sophisticated display (and discussion). Requires a MathPlayer plugin (free).
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Roulette Experiment

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Simulates rolling a roulette wheel. Types of bets are limited, but you can roll multiple times. Requires a MathPlayer plugin (free).
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Coin Toss

Simulating 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) 
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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

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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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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A Better Fire!

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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See the chaos theory played out in forest fire simulations.
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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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Chocolate Chip Simulation

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Simulate random placement of any number of chocolate chips on 100 cookies.
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The Birthday Problem

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
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Simulation of the probability of a group of size n having all different birthdays.
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The Random BallPicking Machin...

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Shockwave 
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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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Coupon Collector Problem

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Simulates drawing from a fixed set, with replacement, until all items of the set are drawn (also known as "cereal box problem"). User may choose from 6sided die, 42 Mahjong tiles, or 52 playing card...
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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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