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Real-World Math from KQED's The Lowdown

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Middle schoolers explore math concepts like percentages, probability, and statistics in new and inventive ways with a collection of lessons that use videos, graphs, and activities to help them understand issues like climate change,...
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EngageNY Grade 7 Math Module 5: Statistics and Probability

For Teachers 7th Standards
Seventh-grade mathematicians build an understanding of basic probability in a comprehensive 23-lesson unit. Starting with the calculation of probabilities in simple contexts, students go on to explore probability distributions and learn...
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What Are the Odds?

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Explore the first steps of statistics and probability with a collection of resources for elementary mathematicians. It includes lesson plans and fun activities that will get those thinking caps going!
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Investigating Chance Processes of Probability

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How likely is it that the school cafeteria will serve chicken tomorrow? Discover the concept of probability with the roll of the dice. Pupils evaluate the liklihood of several statments about everyday life. Then, a mathematical...
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The Last Banana: A Thought Experiment in Probability

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Your learners will be surprised by the thought-provoking, counterintuitive puzzle presented in this short video that models a fun, fictional situation in which a game is played with two number cubes to decide which of two people wins a...
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Basics of Probability

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Young mathematicians spin, roll, and toss their way to a deeper understanding of probability with this collection of hands-on activities. Whether they are determining the fairness of spinners or evaluating the probability of drawing...
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Probability

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
In need of a probability resource that has it all? Take a look at a full textbook chapter on teaching and engaging learners in mathematical probability and data analysis. It begins with a teacher preparation section, and then moves into...
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Spinners at the School Carnival (Equal Sections)

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Spin to win a toy car. A fun activity has pupils use a spinner in which three of the equal sections represent winning a toy car, and the fourth section represents no car. They record the number of wins after certain numbers of spins,...
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Plinko Probability

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
It's a good thing the resource dropped into your radar. Young mathematicians use an app that randomly drops balls through a Plinko game and into bins. They compare the distribution to that of an ideal binomial distribution.
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 7th Grade Math – Claim 4

For Teachers 7th Standards
Build the model right out of the box. A few sample items show teachers how Smarter Balanced assessments may approach Claim 4, modeling and data analysis. Pupils use their skills to create equations or expressions to model the situation...
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The Lowdown — Your Odds of Winning Powerball: Probabilities of Compound Events Using Visuals

For Teachers 7th Standards
You have a greater chance of being crushed by a vending machine than winning the Powerball lottery. Part of The Lowdown: Real-World Math series, an engaging video describes how the Powerball works and how to calculate the probability of...
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Outcomes of Coin Tosses

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Flip a coin: heads, use the resource; tails, use the resource. The fourth of six installments of the Statistics & Probability unit looks at coin tosses and probability. The class conducts an experiment and sees that the outcomes of...
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Can You Solve the Dark Coin Riddle?

For Students 6th - 12th
You're trapped in a dark castle with a pile of gold coins that a wizard will only allow you to leave with if you can solve his riddle. Math learners solve the riddle of the dark coin with the help of an engaging instructional video.
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Spinner

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Go round and round to compare theoretical and experimental probabilities. Learners set the number of sectors and the number of spins for a spinner. Then, a table displays the experimental and theoretical probabilities of the spinner for...
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Two Colors Applet

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Find the box with two green balls. The applet uses six balls, three green and three red, and hides them in three boxes. Pupils choose a box and click on it to reveal the color of balls inside. Using the chosen box, the simulation keeps...
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Rabbits and Wolves

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A change in a parameter can end in overpopulation. The resources gives pupils the opportunity to control the parameters of rabbits and wolves in a natural setting. Using the set parameters, the simulation runs and displays the population...
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Marbles

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Grab some marbles from a bag. The applet simulates drawing marbles from a bag. Pupils determine the number of four colors of marbles in a bag and how many marbles to draw. Using information on whether order matters in the draw and if...
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Life

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How does life evolve? The interactive provides a simulation based on the Game of Life invented by mathematician John Conway. Users can run the applet with the preset rules and settings or adjust them to view whether overpopulation or...
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Buffon's Needle

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Find the needle on a lined paper. Pupils run a simulation of dropping a needle on a lined paper. The probability of the needle crossing at least one line is pi/2. After each trial, the interactive displays the approximation of pi based...
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Racing Game with One Die

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Pupils roll a die to figure out which car advances on a race track. They determine the rules for each car moving forward and, given the statistics of the winner, compare if it matches their predictions.
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Experimental Probability

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Spin into a dicey experiment. Pupils use a spinner or a pair of dice to determine the experimental probabilities of each outcome. The interactive allows for either, one, five, or ten consecutive experiments. Using the applet, learners...
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Coin Toss

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Are your young mathematicians having a hard time making heads or tails of probabilities? It's no toss up—here is a resource that's sure to straighten them out! Learners run the interactive to toss a coin a different number of times....
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Simple Monty Hall

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What's behind door number one? A fun resource lets learners simulate the classic Monty Hall probability problem. Pupils choose a door, and after they select a losing door, they decide whether to switch or stay. Using their decisions, the...
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Understanding Probability Maps

For Students 9th - 12th
What's the likelihood of your class understanding probability maps? Young scientists explore the concept using a virtual dartboard in an interesting simulation. The darts establish a pattern around the bull's-eye, which provides a visual...