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Simulating Probability Situati...

Probability (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This activity allows students to use a box model to explore the relationship between theoretical and experimental probabilities. A "box model" is a statistical device that can be used to simulate stan...
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Spinners

Probability (Math 6) 
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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Spinning Spinners

Probability (Math 6) 
Flash 
Tool 

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Select from seven different sets of spinners and set the desired number of spins. The two spinners selected can be spun up to 1 million times. The scores are counted and a bar graph displays the data.
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The Birthday Problem

Probability (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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How likely is it that two people in your class have the same birthday? Choose the number of students in a class, and have the applet generate birthdays for them. Run a number of trials, and look at th...
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The Random BallPicking Machin...

Probability (Math 6) 
Shockwave 
Tool 

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Predict the likelihood that a colored ball gets randomly selected out of a bowl. Then pull a lever to pick a ball at random, keeping track of which color comes out, and comparing the result with what ...
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Three Door Problem

Probability (Math 6) 
Flash 
Tool 

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Simulates the statistical Three Door Problem, also called the Monty Hall Problem. The player is shown three closed doors in a room, behind exactly one of which is a prize. The player chooses a door....
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Wait for a Date

Probability (Math 6) 
Sketchpad 
Tool 

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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 tool begins downloading the zip file WaitForADate....
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Beat the Odds?

Probability (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Technology PoW 

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Can you beat the odds and always choose the right door?
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Dice Rolling Experiment

Probability (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Technology PoW 

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Which sum do you think is most likely to occur when you roll three dice?
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Dice Sums

Probability (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Technology PoW 

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Predict how often the sums of two dice occur after 100 rolls.
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Heads and Tails

Probability (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Technology PoW 

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How many times do you have to flip a coin to get at least one head and one tail?
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School Math Game Board

Probability (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Technology PoW 

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Determine if Sam's and Sharon's game boards give equal opportunities for players to win.
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Spinners

Probability (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Technology PoW 

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Choose which spinner is most likely to have produced the given experimental results.
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Airstrike

Probability (Math 7) 
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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Exploring Mathematics with the...

Probability (Math 7) 
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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Exploring the Birthday Paradox...

Probability (Math 7) 
TI Calculator 
Activity 

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This lesson plan presents an activity which demonstrates the birthday paradox, using it as a springboard into a unit on probability. Explanation on the difficulty with probability; Use of the TI83 gr...
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Geometric Dartboards

Probability (Math 7) 
TINspire 
Activity 

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In this activity, students create a geometric dartboard where they will explore ﬁnding the theoretical and experimental probability of a “dart” hitting one of their shapes within the dartboard....
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MathThink  Activity Dice Diff...

Probability (Math 7) 
Flash 
Activity 

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This an applet for determining the expectation of winning if differences of 5, 4, 3, 2, and 1 are used to set up a dice game. For instance, if Player A has 1, 2, and 3 as differences, does he have an ...
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Modeling the Cereal Box Proble...

Probability (Math 7) 
Calculator 
Activity 

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An activity using a die and a tally sheet to model the cereal box problem.
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Strings

Probability (Math 7) 
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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The Lottery Game

Probability (Math 7) 
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...

Probability (Math 7) 
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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Tossing Coins

Probability (Math 7) 
TI83/TI84 
Activity 

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Explore probability theory with interactive animation that simulates the rolling of dice, tossing of coins, and generating random numers.
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Tossing Coins

Probability (Math 7) 
TI73 Explorer 
Activity 

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Explore probability theory with interactive animation that simulates the rolling of dice, tossing of coins, and generating random numers.
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Fire!, Probability, and Chaos

Probability (Math 7) 
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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