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Simulated Spinner Data Story

Probability (Math 7) 
Computer 
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Middle school teacher, Jeff LeMieux, writes about how he uses the Javascript page, Simulated Spinner Data, with his students.
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Ask Dr. Math FAQ: The Monty Ha...

Probability (Math 7)+ 
Computer 
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Let's Make a Deal: If you're shown a goat behind the second door, should you stay with your first choice or switch?
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Divisibility Dialogue

Probability (Math 7)+ 
Calculator 
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The question of fairness in a game of two dice leads to the concept of divisibility.
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Empirical Probability (Amsco I...

Probability (Math 7)+ 
Flash 
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This minilesson explains the basics of probability.
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Evaluating Simple Probabilitie...

Probability (Math 7)+ 
Flash 
Support Material 

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This minilesson explains how to evaluate simple probabilities.
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Probability of Simultaneous Ev...

Probability (Math 7)+ 
Calculator 
Support Material 

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Computing exact probabilities for the Racing Game leads to the formula for the probability of simultaneous events.
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Think and Check! Dialogue

Probability (Math 7)+ 
Calculator 
Support Material 

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Some problems are tricky; probability theory provides unique ways to check solutions.
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BallMixing Activity: 4 Balls ...

Probability (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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We have 4 balls2 reds and 2 greens. We drop them randomly into 2 boxes.
Are the colors mixed or separate? Use this applet to experiment.
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Cliff Hanger

Probability (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This applet illustrates a particular random walk problem. A person stands on the edge of a cliff. He has a 1/3 chance of stepping toward the edge, and a 2/3 chance of stepping away. What's the probabi...
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Dice Game

Probability (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
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Roll dice to remove chips from the board. What pattern of chips clears the board most quickly?
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Distributions

Probability (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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Experimental Data Generator (P...

Probability (Math 7) 
Computer 
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This program allows up to 25 generic "segments" which can be assigned to colors on a spinner, dice sides, numbers, etc. Returns a page to the browser.
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Frequency Distribution Applet

Probability (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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The applet calculates the event space of throwing sixsided dice and tossing coins. The user can select any number of dice up to a maximum of 4 and similarly any number of coins up to a maximum of 10...
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Monty's Dilemma: The Three Doo...

Probability (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
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One of three doors has a prize hidden behind it. Determine the probability of finding the prize if you stick with your original door or if you switch.
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Scratch

Probability (Math 7) 
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This is a scratch card. Each card is a winner, but you must have two matching spots to win. You can scratch the rest to see where the match was. This is a compiled Visual Basic Program and runs on mo...
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Simulated 2Spinner Data

Probability (Math 7) 
JavaScript 
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Specify up to six colors for each of two spinners and then spin the pair a specified number of times.
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Simulated Experimental CoinTo...

Probability (Math 7) 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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Flip a coin and roll a die for a specified number of times.
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Simulated Experimental CoinTo...

Probability (Math 7) 
JavaScript 
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Flip up to ten coins in cyberspace a specified number of times to see the graphical results on screen. Will flip from 1 to 10 coins at a time and for multiple trials.
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Simulated Experimental DiceRo...

Probability (Math 7) 
JavaScript 
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Roll a pair of dice in cyberspace a specified number of times.
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Simulated Spinner Data

Probability (Math 7) 
JavaScript 
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Specify your spinner up to 12 segments and then spin a specified number of times.
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The CliffHanger Simulation

Probability (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
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This applet is designed to accompany the CliffHanger Applet. With this applet, you are able to simulate running the CliffHanger Applet one hundred, ten thousand, or one million times. It is designed...
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Episode 12: Chance

Probability (PreKindergarten)+ 
Flash 
Lesson Plan 

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Activities to develop the language of chance and to explore the notion that with some events there are a range of possible (and impossible) outcomes.
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Count Us In: Game 12

Probability (PreKindergarten)+ 
Flash 
Tool 

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The player has to guess which box contains the surprise star.
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Spinners

Probability (PreKindergarten)+ 
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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Poisson Probability Distributi...

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
TI83/TI84 
Activity 

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This activity describes differences between Poisson and binomial events, and then details how to evaluate a Poisson probability on your TI83.
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