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Marble Mania!

Simulations (Math 7) 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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This is an interactive activity in which the randomness and probability of marbles being pulled out of a "bag" are calculated automatically and for trials up to 500. In short, students will be able...
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Open House  PLINKO!

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Simulate the tumbling of a chip as it bounces down rows of offset pegs in the manner of the game from the American TV game show "The Price Is Right."
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Plinko Probability

Simulations (Math 7) 
Flash 
Tool 

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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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Plinko and the Binomial Distri...

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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In the Java applet repeated independent Bernoulli trials are represented by a single ball falling through an array of pins. Each time a ball falls onto a pin, it will bounce to the right (i.e. a succe...
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Poker Experiment

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Java applet that simulates poker hands (runs from Mozilla Firefox). Reports experimental and theoretical probabilities on nine different types of hands (5card).
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Rabbits and Wolves

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This activity allows the user to see how wolves and rabbits would behave in their natural setting as an example of how nature keeps its balance.
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Racing Game with One Die

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This activity allows the user to play a game in which two players move towards the finish line based on the roll of a sixsided die.
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Racing Game with Two Dice

Simulations (Math 7) 
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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Random Walk: 1D

Simulations (Math 7) 
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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Random Walk: 2D

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Learn more about randomness and the mean squared distance and how they are related with this applet about taking a random walk in two dimensions.
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Rolling Two Dice: Distribution...

Simulations (Math 7) 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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Visualize statistical phenomena using this tool to roll two dice. The distribution of the sum is displayed.
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Say Red

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Simulation of a card game in which a player chooses to guess a card is red or pass. Good simulation of hypergeometric probability; cards are dealt without replacement, and the applet reports cumulati...
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Simple Monty Hall

Simulations (Math 7) 
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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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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Spinners

Simulations (Math 7) 
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

Simulations (Math 7) 
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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Stay or Switch?  The Monty Ha...

Simulations (Math 7) 
Flash 
Tool 

[1]

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 Birthday Problem

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Simulation of the probability of a group of size n having all different birthdays.
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The Guessing 1100 Game

Simulations (Math 7) 
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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The Random BallPicking Machin...

Simulations (Math 7) 
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

Simulations (Math 7) 
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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Traffic Light

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Simulates a car driving down a street with random traffic lights; user sets number of lights. Number of stops per trip is recorded.
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Understanding Experimental Pro...

Simulations (Math 7) 
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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Wait for a Date

Simulations (Math 7) 
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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Webdice

Simulations (Math 7) 
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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