We found 1,548 resources with the concept probability
Exploring Geometric Probabilities with Buffon’s Coin Problem
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Scholars create and perform experiments attempting to answer Buffon's Coin problem. They discover the relationships between geometry and probability, empirical and theoretical probabilities, and area of a circle and square.
Probability: Independent Events
7 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Equip learners to work independently on probability in no time. A short video describes methods for determining the probability of independent events. It includes examples where the order of events is important and must be taken into...
Probability and Relative Frequency
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
It's all relatively simple once you get the gist. Young mathematicians learn about sample spaces and simple probability by conducting an activity with dice. To complete the second of six parts in the Statistics and Probability unit, they...
Independent and Dependent Events
11 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Some learners are independent, while others are dependent on lessons like these! An instructional video discusses the difference between independent and dependent events when calculating a probability. The lesson begins with vocabulary...
Why Are There as Many Males as Females?
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
From anteaters to zebras, why are both sexes equally represented in number? Explore a quirk in evolution with a video from a thought-provoking science playlist. The narrator shows examples of species that might only need a few males,...
A Farmer’s Challenge to Breed to the Greatest of Grapes
7th CCSS: Designed
What does your class know about GMOs? Are they savvy to selective breeding? Challenge young minds to engineer the greatest crop of all time using a hands-on genetics unit. Learners discover the good and bad details of selective breeding,...
Geometric Distributions and the Birthday Paradox: Crash Course Statistics #16
10 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
It's your birthday! But, maybe other people's, too. An illuminating video describes how to apply geometric probability distributions in real-world situations. It then reveals how probability helps explain the birthday paradox.
The Binomial Distribution: Crash Course Statistics #15
14 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
And here I was thinking binomials were about algebra. The 15th installment of the Crash Course Statistics series focuses on the binomial distribution. It starts off with an example calculating the probability of getting shocked while...
Probability Part 2: Updating Your Beliefs with Bayes: Crash Course Statistics #14
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
There are days when you just want to learn about Bayes' theorem. Viewers watch an engaging YouTube video to see how Bayes' theorem connects to conditional probability. They explore how Bayesian statistics differ from frequentist...