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Furbles

Randomness (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
Tool 

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Furbles are fun and engaging creatures for use on interactive whiteboards with students of all ages. They were originally designed for statistics, probability and logic to teach students about char...
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Directable Fire!!

Randomness (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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

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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Tables and Combinatorics Dialo...

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Calculator 
Support Material 

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Discussion of tables as a convenient way to store and count outcomes.
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College Algebra Worksheets

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
Tool 

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This collection of free worksheets provides practice in a variety of algebra topics, generating ten problems at a time for users to solve. Each worksheet is printable and comes with an answer key.
To...
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Plinko Probability

Binomial Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
Tool 

[1]

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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Stay or Switch?  The Monty Ha...

Probability (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Flash 
Tool 

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Players 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." This site provides a variety of "ex...
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Fire!!

Randomness (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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

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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Probability Pong

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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In a reprise of the classic Pong arcade game, students have to make quick choices about laws of probability. Fairly highlevel laws involved (independence, conditional probability).
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Hamlet Happens

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Verify that rare events happen by drawing letters from a box.
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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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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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Poisson Experiment

Discrete Random Variables (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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

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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Coin Toss

Randomness (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Explore probability concepts by simulating repeated coin tosses.
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Pascals Triangle

Binomial Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Pascal's triangle is a triangular arrangement of numbers corresonding to the probabilities involved in flipping coins, or the number of ways to choose n objects from a group of m indistinguishable obj...
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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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Probability and Geometry

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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Students learn about how probability can be represented using geometry.
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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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Frequency Distribution Applet

Sampling Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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The applet calculates the event space of throwing sixsided dice and tossing coins. The user can select any number of dice up to a maximum of 4 and similarly any number of coins up to a maximum of 10...
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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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Random Walk: 1D

Randomness (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Students learn about randomness and the mean squared distance and how they are related in this applet about taking a random walk in one dimension (along one axis).
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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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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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