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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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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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Theoretical Probability Activity

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
If you keep rolling a die, you'll roll a five exactly one-sixth of the time—right? A probability lesson prompts young mathematicians to roll a die 100 times and use the data to calculate empirical probabilities. They then compare these...
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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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Activity: An Experiment with Dice

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Roll the dice with this activity and teach young mathematicians about probability. Record outcomes for rolling two number cubes in order to determine what is most likely to happen. Graph the data and investigate patterns in the results,...
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The Probability Race

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
On your mark, get set, roll! Explore probability with your class using this series of fun dice games. Beginning with rolling single die, young mathematicians graph the results to learn that each number is equally likely to occur....
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Compare Experimental and Theoretical Probability to Interpret Data

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Once your learners can calculate experimental and theoretical probability, teach them how to compare their results with this video. Review the difference between each probability and how to set up the ratio from each event. Use the prior...
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Study Jams! Find Probability

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Sam bought tickets for a school raffle and wants to know if he has a good chance of winning. Help him find out with this step-by-step presentation on basic probability. Examples clearly model how to find the probability of simple events...
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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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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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Calculating Probabilities: Introduction

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Introduce your class to a sure-fire method for calculating probabilities. The method is described alongside several examples, then put into practice with a series of probability questions for the class to solve. This would be a great...
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Charity Fair

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
What is the probability of picking the same color ball out of three identical barrels? If you wanted to design a game that made money, how could you structure a game and what would you charge for each chance? How much should you pay a...
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The Probabilities of Problems: A Look at Genetic Inheritance

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Discuss an article about families affected by genetic disorders and their decisions about whether or not to evaluate their own genetic information. Investigate four different inherited disorders. Participate in a probability exercise....
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Zoo Animal Probability Graph

For Teachers 1st - 7th Standards
Capture the engagement of your young mathematicians with a collaborative graphing activity. Using a deck of zoo animal picture cards, students select a picture from the deck, record the chosen animal on a graph, and then replace the card...
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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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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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Calculating Conditional Probabilities and Evaluating Independence Using Two-Way Tables (part 1)

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Being a statistician means never having to say you're certain! Learners develop two-way frequency tables and calculate conditional and independent probabilities. They understand probability as a method of making a prediction. 
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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 lesson focuses on probability and chance. It shows how probability is always a value between zero and one, i.e., the probability of an event is always...
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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 Project: Design Your Own Game

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Designing a game is the focus of this probability lesson. Groups develop and build a unique game, including directions for how to play, a calculation of the expected value of winning, and a personal reflection. The plan provides a rubric...
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It's Probably Probable

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Learners make predictions and draw conclusions from given information as they learn the meaning of probability in this vocabulary-rich, integrated activity that presents a variety of teaching strategies to motivate and reach all learning...
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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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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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Ten Data Analysis Activities

For Students 9th - 12th
This thirteen page data analysis worksheet contains a number of interesting problems regarding statistics. The activities cover the concepts of average measurements, standard deviation, box and whisker plots, quartiles, frequency...