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Coin Toss

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Explore probability concepts by simulating repeated coin tosses.
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Coin Toss

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Simulation of a coin toss allowing the user to input the number of flips, thereby exploring experimental and theoretical probabilities. Toss results can be viewed as a list of individual outcomes, rat...
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Coupon Collector Problem

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[1]

Simulates drawing from a fixed set, with replacement, until all items of the set are drawn (also known as "cereal box problem"). User may choose from 6sided die, 42 Mahjong tiles, or 52 playing card...
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Crazy Choices Game

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[0]

Three players play games of chance using dice, cards, spinners or coin tosses, to compare theoretical and experimental probabilities.
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Dice Table

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This activity allows the user to calculate the probability of each number (212) appearing when two dice are rolled, as well as get practice converting probabilities into fractions, decimals, and perc...
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Directable Fire!!

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[2]

Students run a simulation of how a fire will spread through a stand of trees, learning about probability and chaos.
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Distributions

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Select grids with different numbers of outcomes, run some experiments, and look for patterns in the distributions. For each type of grid and for 128 chips, predict the number of chips on average that ...
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Exploring Probability and the ...

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This multimedia mathematics resource examines probability. A video illustrates how math is used to evaluate the danger of avalanches in the mountains of Alberta. An interactive component allows studen...
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Fire!!

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[1]

Students run a simulation of how a fire will spread through a stand of trees, learning about probability and chaos.
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Four Door Problem

Simulations (Math 7) 
Flash 
Tool 

[0]

Simulation of the Four Door Problem, a variation of the socalled "Monty Hall Problem" with four doors instead of three. The user is presented with four closed doors, behind exactly one of which lies...
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Galton's Quincunx

Simulations (Math 7) 
Flash 
Tool 

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Francis Galton was a pioneer in the study of heredity and statistics. His quincunx (a pattern of five dots, as on dice) is modeled in this Flash activity.
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Generalized Monty Hall

Simulations (Math 7) 
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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Life Lite

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[0]

This activity allows the user to simulate a game that imitates real life.
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Marble Mania!

Simulations (Math 7) 
JavaScript 
Tool 

[1]

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 

[1]

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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