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Modeling the Cereal Box Proble...

Probability (Math 6) 
Calculator 
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An activity using a die and a tally sheet to model the cereal box problem.
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Introduction to Probability

Probability of event (Math 6) 
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A series of experiments with guiding questions. A spinner and dice are included on the page. The page concludes with followup exercises to check your understanding.
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MathThink  Activity Dice Diff...

Probability (Math 6) 
Flash 
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This an applet for determining the expectation of winning if differences of 5, 4, 3, 2, and 1 are used to set up a dice game. For instance, if Player A has 1, 2, and 3 as differences, does he have an ...
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Strings

Probability (Math 6) 
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Simulates the problem of the probability of n loops forming if the ends of 4 strings are tied together. Students see a "bag" with 8 string ends randomly dispersed. Clicking on two ends ties t...
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Probability and Relative Frequ...

Probability (Math 6) 
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Online unit that uses spinners, dice, box models, and scenarios to introduce and give students experience with probability. Covered concepts include outcome space, event, relative frequency, relative ...
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The Lottery Game

Probability (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Students learn more about probability and randomness. Try to understand the principles behind the coin toss and answer the questions provided.
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Wait for a Date

Probability (Math 6) 
Sketchpad 
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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 activity itself is to a zip file that contains bo...
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Exploring the Birthday Paradox...

Probability (Math 6) 
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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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Geometric Dartboards

Probability (Math 6) 
TINspire 
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In this activity, students create a geometric dartboard where they will explore ﬁnding the theoretical and experimental probability of a “dart” hitting one of their shapes within the dartboard....
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Play with Bees Information for...

Probability (Math 6) 
Computer 
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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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Rolling a Pair of Dice

Probability (Math 6) 
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In this lesson, students use Logo for a computer simulation for rolling dice to speed up the work such that they can "roll dice" more times, keeping track of the outcomes. It is not intended to be an ...
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Chase Me Lesson Plan

Probability (Math 6) 
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Students experiment with a dice game to predict outcomes.
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Ideas that Lead to Probability

Probability (Math 6) 
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Introduces students to concepts used which lead to probability.
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Introduction to the Concept of...

Probability (Math 6) 
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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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Probability and Relative Frequ...

Probability (Math 6) 
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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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The Cereal Box Problem: A Less...

Probability (Math 6) 
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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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Equally Likely (Fair) Choice D...

Probability (Math 6) 
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The proper meaning of the term "fair."
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Polyhedra Discussion

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Questions about dice lead to a discussion of polyhedra and geometric probability.
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Probability and Outcome Discus...

Probability (Math 6) 
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Introduction and initial discussion of the concept of probability.
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Probability vs. Statistics Dia...

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Defining, comparing and contrasting probability and statistics.
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Random Number Generators Dialo...

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Different methods for random fair choice between several numbers.
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Ask Dr. Math: FAQ: Introductio...

Probability (Math 6) 
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An introduction to basic concepts of probability.
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Ask Dr. Math: FAQ: Probability...

Probability (Math 6) 
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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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Probability

Probability of event (Math 6) 
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Collection of illustrated descriptions, with problems for students to work out, for automated feedback.
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Chaos Dialogue

Probability of event (Math 6) 
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Introduces the notion of chaos as the breakdown in predictability.
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