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Analyzing Univariate Data Usin...

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Computer 
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The resource comprises a series of linked concept maps allowing students to work through the steps of analyzing single variable data with Fathom. Students are supported with descriptions and graphics ...
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Sample Proportions (Probability & Statistics) 
Computer 
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This interactive lesson on survey results... students answers a survey, then reads lessons about margin of error and confidence level; references are wellexplained, and external links are provided.
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Unit 5: Probability Activities...

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Computer 
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Eleven activities for the classroom, working with probability at the UK's GCSE level (US high school).
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Airstrike

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
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Activity simulates the planning of an airstrike mission on a facility defended by surfacetoair missiles (SAM's). Students are asked to determine the minimum number of aircraft needed to destroy the...
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Strings

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
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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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Central Limit Theorem Activity

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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This activity represents a very general demonstration of the effects of the Central Limit Theorem (CLT). The activity is based on the SOCR Sampling Distribution CLT Experiment and provides the capabil...
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Forest Fires and Percolation

Randomness (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
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This activity explains and helps students understand probability and chaos by having them work with the Blaze applet.
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Law of Large Numbers Activity

Randomness (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
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This is part I of a heterogeneous activity that demonstrates the theory and applications of the Law of Large Numbers (LLN). Part II of this activity contains more examples and diverse experiments.
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Poisson Processes

Discrete Random Variables (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
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Guides students through exploration of properties of the Poisson and Exponential distributions (applets embedded).
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Probability by surprise

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Great collection of java applets that allow students to discover probability through experiments. It also includes all course notes from a Stanford Stats course. Applets include "The Birthday Proble...
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The Lottery Game

Randomness (Probability & Statistics) 
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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The OneDimensional Random Wal...

Randomness (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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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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The TwoDimensional Random Wal...

Randomness (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Students can learn more about randomness, probability, and the bellshaped curve with this activity based on the Random Walk in 2D applet.
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Wait for a Date

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
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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Generating a Sequence

Randomness (Probability & Statistics) 
TI82 
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These instructions, for using the sequence command to generate either a specific sequence, or a series of pseudorandom numbers, include questions and answers for testing students' understanding.
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Random Numbers from the Home S...

Randomness (Probability & Statistics) 
TI82 
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A guide to generating pseudorandom numbers in specified ranges on your TI82 (with a note about the TI83 version). Includes practice questions for students, with answers.
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Binomial Probability Distribut...

Binomial Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
TI83/TI84 
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This activity details using the TI83 to evaluate binomial distributions, and offers questions for students to test their understanding.
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Exploring Mathematics with the...

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
TI83/TI84 
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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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Poisson Probability Distributi...

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
TI83/TI84 
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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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Sampling without Replacement

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
TI83/TI84 
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A common area of probability experiments is related to "shuffling" the order of a set, or sampling from a set without replacement. In the Ti82/83 series calculator, both can be done with a similar ap...
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How Random!

Randomness (Probability & Statistics)+ 
TINspire 
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In this activity, students use simulations and graphs to explore the commonsense notion that repeatedly ﬂipping a coin results in “heads up” about half of the time. First, students simulate an...
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What's Normal, Anyway?

Means of Random Variables (Probability & Statistics)+ 
TINspire 
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In this activity, students explore the normal distribution and several of its most interesting properties. First, they use a histogram of data from a binomial experiment to examine the general shape o...
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Buffon's Needle: An Analysis a...

Geometric Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 

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Buffon's Needle is one of the oldest problems in the field of geometrical probability. It was first stated in 1777. It involves dropping a needle on a lined sheet of paper and determining the probabil...
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Basketball Probability

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Computer 
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This is an extended Logo investigation of probabilities and of modeling reallife situations: that of a 1 and 1 shooter in basketball, and the expected probabilities arising from past performance.
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Rolling a Pair of Dice

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Computer 
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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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