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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: 
Analyzing Univariate Data Usin...

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Computer 
Activity 

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The resource comprises a series of linked concept maps allowing students to work through the steps of analyzing single variable data with Fathom. Students are supported with descriptions and graphics ...
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Cast Your Vote

Sample Proportions (Probability & Statistics) 
Computer 
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This interactive lesson on survey results... students answers a survey, then reads lessons about margin of error and confidence level; references are wellexplained, and external links are provided.
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Unit 5: Probability Activities...

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Computer 
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Eleven activities for the classroom, working with probability at the UK's GCSE level (US high school).
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Airstrike

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
Activity 

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Activity simulates the planning of an airstrike mission on a facility defended by surfacetoair missiles (SAM's). Students are asked to determine the minimum number of aircraft needed to destroy the...
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Strings

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
Activity 

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Simulates the problem of the probability of n loops forming if the ends of 4 strings are tied together. Students see a "bag" with 8 string ends randomly dispersed. Clicking on two ends ties t...
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Central Limit Theorem Activity

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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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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Forest Fires and Percolation

Randomness (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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This activity explains and helps students understand probability and chaos by having them work with the Blaze applet.
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Law of Large Numbers Activity

Randomness (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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This is part I of a heterogeneous activity that demonstrates the theory and applications of the Law of Large Numbers (LLN). Part II of this activity contains more examples and diverse experiments.
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Poisson Processes

Discrete Random Variables (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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Guides students through exploration of properties of the Poisson and Exponential distributions (applets embedded).
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Probability by surprise

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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Great collection of java applets that allow students to discover probability through experiments. It also includes all course notes from a Stanford Stats course. Applets include "The Birthday Proble...
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The Lottery Game

Randomness (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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Students learn more about probability and randomness. Try to understand the principles behind the coin toss and answer the questions provided.
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The OneDimensional Random Wal...

Randomness (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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Students learn about randomness, probability, and the bellshaped curve in this activity based on the Random Walk applet.
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The TwoDimensional Random Wal...

Randomness (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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Students can learn more about randomness, probability, and the bellshaped curve with this activity based on the Random Walk in 2D applet.
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Wait for a Date

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Sketchpad 
Activity 

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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 activity itself is to a zip file that contains bo...
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Generating a Sequence

Randomness (Probability & Statistics) 
TI82 
Activity 

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These instructions, for using the sequence command to generate either a specific sequence, or a series of pseudorandom numbers, include questions and answers for testing students' understanding.
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Random Numbers from the Home S...

Randomness (Probability & Statistics) 
TI82 
Activity 

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A guide to generating pseudorandom numbers in specified ranges on your TI82 (with a note about the TI83 version). Includes practice questions for students, with answers.
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Binomial Probability Distribut...

Binomial Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
TI83/TI84 
Activity 

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This activity details using the TI83 to evaluate binomial distributions, and offers questions for students to test their understanding.
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Exploring Mathematics with the...

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
TI83/TI84 
Activity 

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This book includes activities that ask students to predict the results of the planned simulation. Students will carry out numerous trials of the simulation using the Probability Simulation Applicat...
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Poisson Probability Distributi...

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
TI83/TI84 
Activity 

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This activity describes differences between Poisson and binomial events, and then details how to evaluate a Poisson probability on your TI83.
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Sampling without Replacement

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
TI83/TI84 
Activity 

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A common area of probability experiments is related to "shuffling" the order of a set, or sampling from a set without replacement. In the Ti82/83 series calculator, both can be done with a similar ap...
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How Random!

Randomness (Probability & Statistics)+ 
TINspire 
Activity 

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In this activity, students use simulations and graphs to explore the commonsense notion that repeatedly ﬂipping a coin results in “heads up” about half of the time. First, students simulate an...
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What's Normal, Anyway?

Means of Random Variables (Probability & Statistics)+ 
TINspire 
Activity 

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In this activity, students explore the normal distribution and several of its most interesting properties. First, they use a histogram of data from a binomial experiment to examine the general shape o...
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Buffon's Needle: An Analysis a...

Geometric Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 

Lesson Plan 

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Buffon's Needle is one of the oldest problems in the field of geometrical probability. It was first stated in 1777. It involves dropping a needle on a lined sheet of paper and determining the probabil...
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Basketball Probability

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Computer 
Lesson Plan 

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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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