Tool:
A Better Fire! 
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http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/fire2/index.html
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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 
Tools: 
Rabbits and Wolves 

Directable Fire!! 

Fire!! 

Life 
Courses: 
Math 5 
Equivalent fractions, Writing percentages, Finding percentages, , Probability of event 
 Math 6 
Equivalent fractions, Fractions <> decimals, Finding percentages, Data analysis, Probability of event 
 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 
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Becky444 
Comment:  Easy to use tool that could definitely generate classroom discussion. 
