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Coin Toss  3 coins

Probability (Math 4)+ 
JavaScript 
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A variant on hmnwilson's Coin Flip tool, this features three coins at once.
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Chase Me

Probability (Math 4)+ 
Flash 
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Roll two dice and see if the hare can catch the tortoise.
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Scratch: Project: Coin Flip Si...

Probability (Math 4)+ 
JavaScript 
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Click on the coin to simulate flipping it.
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Applet 4: Probability

Probability (Math 4)+ 
Java Applet 
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Set the bias for the probability of heads and then view a simulation of coin flips. Use manual or auto (slow, medium, fast) settings.
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Math Tool Chest: Coin Toss

Probability (Math 4)+ 
Java Applet 
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Set the number of trials, the speed of the toss to simulate coin tosses. Data is displayed as tosses are made. Also view data displayed in a table, bar graph, line graph or circle graph. View in Engli...
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Probability: Playing with Fire...

Probability (Math 5)+ 
Calculator 
Lesson Plan 

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Students use probability to determine how likely it is for each tree in a small forest to catch using a computer model of a forest fire.
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Simulating Probability Situati...

Probability (Math 5)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This activity allows students to use a box model to explore the relationship between theoretical and experimental probabilities. A "box model" is a statistical device that can be used to simulate stan...
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Wait for a Date

Probability (Math 5)+ 
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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Rock, Paper, Scissors

Probability (Math 5)+ 
Flash 
Tool 

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This is a simple online version of the game rock, paper, scissors. The webpage includes a background of the game, rules and an applet complete with images of hands showing rock (closed fist), paper (f...
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Spinning Spinners

Probability (Math 5)+ 
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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Spinners

Probability (Math 5)+ 
Java Applet 
Technology PoW 

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Choose which spinner is most likely to have produced the given experimental results.
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Beat the Odds?

Probability (Math 5)+ 
Java Applet 
Technology PoW 

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Can you beat the odds and always choose the right door?
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Exploring the Birthday Paradox...

Probability (Math 6)+ 
TI Calculator 
Activity 

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This lesson plan presents an activity which demonstrates the birthday paradox, using it as a springboard into a unit on probability. Explanation on the difficulty with probability; Use of the TI83 gr...
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Introduction to the Concept of...

Probability (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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An activity and two discussions of this lesson introduce the concept of probability and the basic set operations that are useful in solving probability problems that involve counting outcomes. This ma...
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Ideas that Lead to Probability

Probability (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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Introduces students to concepts used which lead to probability.
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The Cereal Box Problem: A Less...

Probability (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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Suppose there was one of six prizes inside your favorite box of cereal. Perhaps it's a pen, a plastic movie character, or a picture card. How many boxes of cereal would you expect to have to buy, to g...
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Play with Bees Information for...

Probability (Math 6)+ 
Computer 
Lesson Plan 

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Suggestions of question prompts to provide students as they use Play with Bees, one of the Alive Maths microworlds.
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Probability and Relative Frequ...

Probability (Math 6)+ 
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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Chase Me Lesson Plan

Probability (Math 6)+ 
Flash 
Lesson Plan 

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Students experiment with a dice game to predict outcomes.
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Ask Dr. Math: FAQ: Probability...

Probability (Math 6)+ 
Computer 
Support Material 

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An introduction to the uses of probability in everyday life, including: weather forecasting, flipping coins, batting averages, lightning strikes, and the lottery.
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Ask Dr. Math: FAQ: Introductio...

Probability (Math 6)+ 
Computer 
Support Material 

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An introduction to basic concepts of probability.
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Polyhedra Discussion

Probability (Math 6)+ 
Calculator 
Support Material 

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Questions about dice lead to a discussion of polyhedra and geometric probability.
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Equally Likely (Fair) Choice D...

Probability (Math 6)+ 
Calculator 
Support Material 

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The proper meaning of the term "fair."
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Random Number Generators Dialo...

Probability (Math 6)+ 
Calculator 
Support Material 

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Different methods for random fair choice between several numbers.
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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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