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A Better Fire!

Randomness (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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See the chaos theory played out in forest fire simulations.
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About Probability

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
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Flashbased introduction to working out probabilities of complementary, mutually exclusive, and overlapping events. College Cram charges access fees by the month or by the semester for most resour...
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Advanced Monty Hall

Probability (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Students choose one of "n" (where n can be 110) 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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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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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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Ask Dr. Math FAQ: The Monty Ha...

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Computer 
Support Material 

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Let's Make a Deal: If you're shown a goat behind the second door, should you stay with your first choice or switch?
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Ball Mixing Activity: 6 Balls ...

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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We have 6 balls3 reds and 3 greens. We drop them randomly into 3 boxes.
What combinations are possible? Use this applet to experiment.
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Ball and Urn Experiment

Discrete Random Variables (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 ...

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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

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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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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Bertrand's Experiment

Continuous Random Vars (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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?

Randomness (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Fathom 
Lesson Plan 

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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

Binomial Distributions (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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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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Birthday Experiment

Discrete Random Variables (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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

Randomness (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

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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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Box Model

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Technology PoW 

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Is your box model game fair?
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Buffon Needle

Geometric Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Simulates dropping needles on a lined sheet of paper and determining the probability of the needles crossing one of the lines on the page. The result is that the probability is directly related to the...
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Buffon's Coin Experiment

Randomness (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

Randomness (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Students experiment with a simulation to get an approximation of Pi.
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Buffon's Needle Experiment

Geometric Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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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Buffon's Needle: An Analysis a...

Geometric Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 

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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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