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Probability and Outcome Discus...

Probability (Math 6)+ 
Calculator 
Support Material 

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Introduction and initial discussion of the concept of probability.
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Marbles

Probability (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This activity allows the user to investigate probability and randomness using a simuation of a marble bag. By adjusting various settings, the student can learn about conditional probability and statis...
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Race Applet

Probability (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This applet allows the user to simulate a race where the results are based on the roll of a die. The user can determine which player moves forward for a given roll.
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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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Three Door Problem

Probability (Math 6)+ 
Flash 
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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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Four Door Problem

Probability (Math 6)+ 
Flash 
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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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Duplicate Birthdays

Probability (Math 6)+ 
Flash 
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This Flashbased simulation randomly generates birthdays and checks for a match. It can repeatedly generate the same number of birthdays to allow, for example, the determination of how large a group ...
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Lottery Applet: Coin Toss

Probability (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This applet simulates a coin toss. It will toss a coin until a set number of the same side is tossed in a row. Students can also try to guess if the next toss will result in a head or a tail. It shows...
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Rolling Two Dice: Distribution...

Probability (Math 6)+ 
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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Galton's Quincunx

Probability (Math 6)+ 
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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Random

Probability (Math 6)+ 
Flash 
Tool 

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Discover that randomness is a process in which the outcomes of an experiment all have the same chance of happening. This resource includes a lesson, simulation, and question set.
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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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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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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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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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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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Simulated Experimental CoinTo...

Probability (Math 7) 
Computer 
Story 

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Jeff LeMieux, writes about how he uses the Javascript page, Simulated Experimental CoinToss Data, with his students.
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Simulated Experimental DiceRo...

Probability (Math 7) 
Computer 
Story 

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Middle school teacher, Jeff LeMieux, writes about how he uses the Javascript page, Simulated Experimental DiceRoll Data, with his students.
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Simulated Experimental DiceRo...

Probability (Math 7) 
Computer 
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Middle school teacher, Jeff LeMieux, writes about how he uses the Javascript page, Simulated Experimental DiceRoll Data (2 dice), with his students.
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Simulated Experimental CoinTo...

Probability (Math 7) 
Computer 
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Middle school teacher, Jeff LeMieux, writes about how he uses the Javascript page, Simulated Experimental CoinToss & DiceRoll Data, with his students.
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Simulated Spinner Data Story

Probability (Math 7) 
Computer 
Story 

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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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Simulated 2Spinner Data Story

Probability (Math 7) 
Computer 
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Middle school teacher, Jeff LeMieux, writes about how he uses the Javascript page, Simulated 2Spinner Data, with his students.
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Generate Simulated Experimenta...

Probability (Math 7) 
Computer 
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Jeff LeMieux, writes about how he uses the Javascript page, Generate Simulated Experimental Data, with his students.
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Scratch

Probability (Math 7) 
Computer 
Story 

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Jeff LeMieux, writes about how he uses his Windows program, Scratch, with his students. This program downloads to your computer.
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Ask Dr. Math FAQ: The Monty Ha...

Probability (Math 7)+ 
Computer 
Support Material 

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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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