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Introduction to Probability

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Take a chance with an activity sure to improve your class's skills. An introductory instructional activity focuses on probability and chance. It shows how probability is always a value between zero and one, i.e., the probability of an...
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Probability and Relative Frequency

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
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...
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Probability Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Roll the dice with this multimedia math lesson on probability. After first viewing a series of three short videos explaining probability, independent events, and dependent events, young mathematicians complete a set of practice...
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Odd or Even? The Addition and Complement Principles of Probability

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Odd or even—fifty-fifty chance? �Pupils first conduct an experiment rolling a pair of dice to generate data in a probability lesson. It goes on to introduce mutually exclusive and non-mutually exclusive events, and how to use the...
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Introduction to Conditional Probability

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Here is a turnkey lesson that walks young statisticians through the development and uses of conditional probability. From dice games to surveys, Venn diagrams to frequency tables, the class learns how a given can effect the overall...
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Waiting Times

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Probability prevails in this assignment as youngsters determine the probability of finding a blue pen in a cereal box when they can come in blue, green, yellow, or red. Learners set up a simulation to determine the outcome of compound...
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Calculating Conditional Probabilities and Evaluating Independence Using Two-Way Tables (part 2)

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Without data, all you are is another person with an opinion. Show learners the power of statistics and probability in making conclusions and predictions. Using two-way frequency tables, learners determine independence by analyzing...
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Conditional Probability and Probability of Simultaneous Events

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Your statisticians examine the characteristics of conditional probability and the probability of simultaneous independent events. They perform computer activities to find probabilities for simple compound events. They examine the...
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Spinning Your Way Through Simple Probability

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students solve problems using a spreadsheet. In this statistics lesson, students play a probability game to see how a set a data compare to each other. They use graphs and table to represent and analyze their data.
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Statistics and Shopping

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Explore how statistics are used in everyday life. Your soon-to-be savvy consumers use the Internet to find consumer-related statistical information and learn to make wise consumer decisions. Includes links to a practice sheet about data...
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Fire!, Probability, and Chaos

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Upper elementary and middle schoolers work with the concept of probability. They are introduced to the concept of chaos. Learners graph and analyze using a line plot, work with mean, and are introduced to the concept of variance.
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Probability

For Students 8th Standards
Classes explore different scenarios using manipulatives to learn about the difference between independent and dependent probability. Learners experiment with colored chips to model the two types of probabilities. To test their...
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Probability and Statistics

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students reason mathematically as they solve problems dealing with probability of an even occurring. In this probability lesson, students differentiate between different rankings of candidates running for leadership. They identify...
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Probability and Sports

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research topics on the internet where probability is relevant. Students study statistics and probability concepts by looking at practical questions that arise in professional sports.
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Three Shots

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To foul or not to foul, that is the basketball question. High schoolers look at the probability that fouling out a player and allowing free throws yields a better outcome than allowing the original shot. The resource provides a teacher's...
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What is the Probability of “Pigging Out”

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Learners apply their understanding of luck to a probability experiment. They play a game of Pass the Pigs to determine the probability of a specific outcome. Using analysis for their data, pupils declare the measures of center, dot...
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Exploring Geometric Probabilities with Buffon’s Coin Problem

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
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.
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Probability Rules (part 1)

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
In statistics, probability rules—literally! Learners use their previous knowledge and explore a set of rules for conditional probability, independent probability, and complements. Given different scenarios, they must determine what type...
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The Game of SKUNK

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Do I stand or do I sit? The class plays a dice game where they must decide to either continue to stand and play or sit down and keep their points. After the game, groups discuss individuals' strategies and see connections to the...
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Introduction to Playing Cards

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A fun, engaging lesson is definitely in the cards for your future. Pupils explore a deck of playing cards in the fifth of six parts in the Statistics and Probability series to learn about its suits and the number of each card type. They...
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How Much Truth is in Probability?

For Teachers 6th
Assist 6th graders in determining the difference between experimental and theoretical probability. Using online spinners students will conduct an experiment and collect data showing the validity of probability. All necessary resources...
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Probability Using M&M's

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students estimate and then count the number of each color of M&M's in their bag. In this mathematics lesson plan, students find the experimental probability of selecting each color from the bag. Students create pictographs and bar...
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How Much Will Movies Cost In The Future?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use data collection and analysis, statistics, and probability in problem-solving situations and communicate the reasoning used in solving these problems.
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Take a Chance on Probability

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Connect ratios, probability, and combination outcomes with a challenging activity idea. It guides your learners through probability of an event as fractions or ratios, on a number line, and with correct vocabulary. The class will be...

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