Tool:
Adjustable Spinner 
Screenshot:

Go to: 
http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/spinner/index.html
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Description: 
Students can create a game spinner with one to twelve sectors to look at experimental and theoretical probabilities. 
Technology Type: 
Java Applet  
Author: 
Shodor: Project Interactivate 
Language: 
English  
Cost: 
Does not require payment for use 

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Probability of event, Independent events, Simulations, Experimental probability, Theoretical probability, Law of large numbers 


lanius 
Comment:  I liked the fact that it shows both theoetical and experimental probabilities. 

gatita 
Comment:  Excellent for 6th Grade 

Mylla 
Comment:  I love this! Great for teaching probability. 
