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Rocket Launch

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This applet demonstrates independent probabilities through a visual of a threestage rocket. In order for a successful launch to occur, all three stages of the rocket must successfully pass their pre...
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Roulette Experiment

Means of Random Variables (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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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Sampling Distributions

Probability (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Choose from selected or custombuilt distributions; collect thousands of samples to illustrate Central Limit Theorem.
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Simple Monty Hall

Probability (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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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Spinners

Randomness (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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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Stick or Switch

Randomness (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This probability game is an electronic version of the old TV game show Let's Make a Deal which was hosted by Monty Hall.
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The Birthday Problem

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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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The CliffHanger Simulation

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This applet is designed to accompany the CliffHanger Applet. With this applet, you are able to simulate running the CliffHanger Applet one hundred, ten thousand, or one million times. It is designed...
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Traffic Light Applet

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Experiment with probabilities of stopping under various conditions: number of traffic lights, slow or fast speed.
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Triangle Experiment

Continuous Random Vars (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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Two Colors Applet

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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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Webdice

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Simulates the rolling of a dice. The number of dice and the number of sides can be set by the user.
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Coin Toss  3 coins

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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A variant on hmnwilson's Coin Flip tool, this features three coins at once.
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Integer Generator

Randomness (Probability & Statistics) 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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This form allows you to generate random integers. The randomness comes from atmospheric noise, which for many purposes is better than the pseudorandom number algorithms typically used in computer pro...
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Pollution and Peppered Moths

Discrete Random Variables (Probability & Statistics) 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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This model explores the effects of pollution and bird predation on the protective coloration of peppered moths (through directed selection). A series of questions guides students' explorations.
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Randomizer

Randomness (Probability & Statistics) 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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This applet randomizes a given set of numbers defined by the user.
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Statistics Applet

Sampling Distributions (Probability & Statistics)+ 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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Enter up to thirty pieces of data and have this applet calculate the sample mean, standard deviation, and confidence interval for the sample mean. Also, read a brief explanation of the mathematics in...
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Statistics Table Calculator

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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This is a statistics table calculator that allows you to compute probabilities from zscores and tscores and vice versa. There is also a chisquared calculator. It's much faster and more accurate tha...
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Virtual Coin Toss

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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Find out whether there are more heads or tails when you toss a coin 100 times, 1000 times, 10,000 times, or more. This tool records your current experiment and the cumulative results of previous tosse...
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powerOne^{TM} Graph v4

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Palm OS 
Tool 
$ 
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powerOne(r) Graph supports computation & graphing in the mathematics classroom. The following tasks can be done with this software on a handheld computer including: 
Wait for a Date

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Sketchpad 
Tool 

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Students use Sketchpad to simulate a probability problem and then calculate a precise probability by reasoning about their model. The link to the tool begins downloading the zip file WaitForADate....
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Beat the Odds?

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Technology PoW 

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Can you beat the odds and always choose the right door?
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Box Model

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Is your box model game fair?
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Dice Rolling Experiment

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Which sum do you think is most likely to occur when you roll three dice?
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Heads and Tails

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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How many times do you have to flip a coin to get at least one head and one tail?
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