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Directable Fire!!

Probability Models (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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Fire!!

Probability Models (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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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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A Better Fire!

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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See the chaos theory played out in forest fire simulations.
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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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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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Random Drawing Tool

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This tool allows users to explore the relationship between theoretical and experimental probabilities. A "box model" is a statistical device that can be used to simulate standard probability experimen...
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Replacement and Probability

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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Extends the notion of conditional probability by discussing the effects of replacement on drawing multiple objects.
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Forest Fires and Percolation

Probability Models (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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Conditional Probability and Pr...

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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Introduces conditional probability and the probability of simultaneous events.
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Fire!, Probability, and Chaos

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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Utilizes and reinforces concepts of probability, mean, line plots, experimental data, and chaos in analyzing a forest fire simulation.
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Polyhedra Discussion

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Calculator 
Support Material 

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Questions about dice lead to a discussion of polyhedra and geometric probability.
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Equally Likely (Fair) Choice D...

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Calculator 
Support Material 

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The proper meaning of the term "fair."
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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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Exploring the Reliability of C...

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
TI Calculator 
Support Material 

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What's the reliability of cancer tests, diabetes tests, and pregnancy tests? This brief discussion shows some functions to be used on your graphing calculator to visualize a graph of the accuracy of a...
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Coins & Dice

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
Tool 

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Use this coin flipping and die rolling simulator to generate results from single or multiple coins and dice.
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Buffon's Needle

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Students experiment with a simulation to get an approximation of Pi.
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Dice Game

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Roll dice to remove chips from the board. What pattern of chips clears the board most quickly?
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Monty's Dilemma: The Three Doo...

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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One of three doors has a prize hidden behind it. Determine the probability of finding the prize if you stick with your original door or if you switch.
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Race Applet

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This applet allows the user to simulate a race where the results are based on the roll of a die. The user can determine which player moves forward for a given roll.
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Rocket Launch

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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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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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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The CliffHanger Simulation

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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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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Lottery Applet: Coin Toss

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This applet simulates a coin toss. It will toss a coin until a set number of the same side is tossed in a row. Students can also try to guess if the next toss will result in a head or a tail. It shows...
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Blaze

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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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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