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Fire!!

Probability of event (Math 6) 
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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Game of Chaos

Probability of event (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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The chaos game is simple but very interesting. A single die is needed to play the game, and the vertices of an equilateral triangle. Assign two outcomes of the die to each of the 3 vertices. For ex...
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Generalized Monty Hall

Probability of event (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Students choose one of "n" 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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Higher or Lower?

Probability of event (Math 6) 
Flash 
Tool 

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Use your knowledge of probability to bet on whether the next card is higher or lower than the last one.
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Racing Game with Two Dice

Probability of event (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Two players each roll a die, and the lucky player moves one step to the finish. Parameters: what rolls win and how many steps to the finish line.
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Rock, Paper, Scissors

Probability of event (Math 6) 
Flash 
Tool 

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This is a simple online version of the game rock, paper, scissors. The webpage includes a background of the game, rules and an applet complete with images of hands showing rock (closed fist), paper (f...
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SKUNK Game

Probability of event (Math 6) 
Flash 
Tool 

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The game of SKUNK involves 5 rounds (the letters S,K,U,N,K). A pair of dice is rolled and students accumulate points represented by the sum of the numbers on the dice.
At the start of the...
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Simple Monty Hall

Probability of event (Math 6) 
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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Socks in the Dryer

Probability of event (Math 6) 
Flash 
Tool 

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Simulation of a probability problem: four pairs of socks of four different colors are run through a dryer, which eats four socks at random every time. Activities ask students to estimate the probabil...
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Spinner

Probability of event (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Students can create a game spinner with one to twelve sectors to look at experimental and theoretical probabilities.
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Stay or Switch?  The Monty Ha...

Probability of event (Math 6) 
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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The Guessing 1100 Game

Probability of event (Math 6) 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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Guess which number the computer picked; this tool records your number of guesses and tells you whether you should guess higher or lower.
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Two Colors Applet

Probability of event (Math 6) 
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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Understanding Experimental Pro...

Probability of event (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Experiment with experimental probability using a fixed size section spinner, a variable section spinner, 2 regular 6sided number cubes or design your own number cubes. Appropriate for elementary grad...
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Virtual Coin Toss

Probability of event (Math 6) 
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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Box Model

Probability of event (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Technology PoW 

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Is your box model game fair?
NOTE: A free login is required. Sign up using the link on the login page, or use your existing KenKen or Problems of the Week loginsee this page for details...
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Pick a Number

Probability of event (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Technology PoW 

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For each number of dice, how many rolls might it take to arrive at your selected number?
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Service Day Game of Chance

Probability of event (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Technology PoW 

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Help the students plan for their game of chance.
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Forest Fires and Percolation

Probability of event (Math 7) 
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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Introduction to Probability

Probability of event (Math 7) 
Computer 
Activity 

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A series of experiments with guiding questions. A spinner and dice are included on the page. The page concludes with followup exercises to check your understanding.
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Probability and Relative Frequ...

Probability of event (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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Online unit that uses spinners, dice, box models, and scenarios to introduce and give students experience with probability. Covered concepts include outcome space, event, relative frequency, relative ...
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Ideas that Lead to Probability

Probability of event (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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Introduces students to concepts used which lead to probability.
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Introduction to the Concept of...

Probability of event (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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An activity and two discussions of this lesson introduce the concept of probability and the basic set operations that are useful in solving probability problems that involve counting outcomes. This ma...
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Probability and Relative Frequ...

Probability of event (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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This eModule uses spinners, dice, box models, and scenarios to introduce and give students experience with probability. Covered concepts include outcome space, event, relative frequency, relative freq...
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Unexpected Answers

Probability of event (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
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Considers probability problems with unexpected and surprising answers.
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