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Virtual Coin Toss

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
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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Heads and Tails

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
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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Pick a Number

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
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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Forest Fires and Percolation

Simulations (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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Guess My Coefficients

Simulations (Math 7) 
TI83/TI84 
Activity 

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Stepbystep directions on how to use the Guess My Coefficients App to simulate tossing coins, gather data, and graph the data.
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Probability and Relative Frequ...

Simulations (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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The OneDimensional Random Wal...

Simulations (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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The TwoDimensional Random Wal...

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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Students can learn more about randomness, probability, and the bellshaped curve with this activity based on the Random Walk in 2D applet.
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Wait for a Date

Simulations (Math 7) 
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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Chase Me Lesson Plan

Simulations (Math 7) 
Flash 
Lesson Plan 

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Students experiment with a dice game to predict outcomes.
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Conditional Probability and Pr...

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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Introduces conditional probability and the probability of simultaneous events.
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Probability and Relative Frequ...

Simulations (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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Replacement and Probability

Simulations (Math 7) 
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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Unexpected Answers

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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Considers probability problems with unexpected and surprising answers.
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Equally Likely (Fair) Choice D...

Simulations (Math 7) 
Calculator 
Support Material 

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The proper meaning of the term "fair."
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Polyhedra Discussion

Simulations (Math 7) 
Calculator 
Support Material 

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Questions about dice lead to a discussion of polyhedra and geometric probability.
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A Better Fire!

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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See the chaos theory played out in forest fire simulations.
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Adjustable Spinner

Simulations (Math 7) 
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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Advanced Monty Hall

Simulations (Math 7) 
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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Blaze

Simulations (Math 7) 
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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Buffon's Coin Experiment

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This activity allows the user to see patterns in seemingly random dot arrangements and explore the chaos game by changing the number of vertices, and the number of dots displayed.
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Chase Me

Simulations (Math 7) 
Flash 
Tool 

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Roll two dice and see if the hare can catch the tortoise.
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Chocolate Chip Simulation

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Simulate random placement of any number of chocolate chips on 100 cookies.
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