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Tool: A Better Fire!
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Go to: http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/fire2/index.html (opens a new window)
Description: See the chaos theory played out in forest fire simulations.
Technology Type: Java Applet
Author: Shodor: Project Interactivate
Language: English
Cost: Does not require payment for use

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Lesson Plans: Chaos
Fire!, Probability, and Chaos
Support Materials: Chaos Dialogue
Chaos is Everywhere Dialogue
Conditional Probability Discussion
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Courses: Math 5 Equivalent fractions, Writing percentages, Finding percentages, , Probability of event
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Math 7 Equivalent fractions, Finding percentages, Percentage increase/decrease, Data analysis, Data collection, Sample size, Variance & range, Probability of event, Independent events, Making predictions, Simulations
Probability & Statistics Designing Experiments, Simulating Experiments, Randomness, Probability Models

 Teacher Review (Not based on classroom experience) Reviewer: KP2u2, Jun 29 2009 03:24:50:977PM Appropriate for: advanced investigations Ability to meet my goals: Very Ineffective Recommended for: Probability & Statistics: Probability, Inference Teacher Review (Not based on classroom experience) Reviewer: daffyduck, Aug 26 2004 05:39:42:633AM Appropriate for: introduction to a concept, practice of skills and understandings Ability to meet my goals: Effective Recommended for: Math 5: Fractions, Percentages, Ratio and proportion, Measurement, Probability Read the full length reviews for this resource
 Becky444 Comment: Easy to use tool that could definitely generate classroom discussion.