Statistics and Probability Teacher Resources
What are the chances you can make it through one day without using or seeing statistics? It's highly unlikely, and that's why you can find resouces that cover tables, graphs, statistical models, and more, right here.
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How Much Truth is in Probability?
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 and material files are included.
6th Math 3 Views 9 Downloads
How Do You Find the Probability of Independent Events?
A word problem about probability which asks about two events occurring. Are the events independent of each other? Is this a compound events problem? How do you approach solving this word problem? The instructor explains just how to solve this word problem, so follow along and learn how.
6 mins 9th - 12th Math 3 Views 1 Download
M&Ms Count and Crunch
Students practice skills involving statistics and probability by making predictions on number of each color candy in one pound bag of M&Ms. They record both guesses and actual quantities, calculate percentages, and create bar graphs to represent their data.
6th - 8th Math 11 Views 92 Downloads
Chances Are......You're Right
Young mathematicians study probability. In this math lesson, learners calculate odds, and convert those into percentages of probability. Fractions are also used, making this lesson quite rich in some of the more difficult conversions that pupils must make.
5th - 6th Math 3 Views 27 Downloads
Check out this thematic unit, based on the game of baseball. Learners investigate numbers and number relations as they become familiar with some of the basic terminology associated with the game. They focus their attention on actual statistical data and how it is used to determine the overall rating of a player's past performance.
6th - 8th Math 12 Views 128 Downloads
Did Voters Turn Out -- or Are They Turned Off?
What was the voter turnout at your last state election? Examine voter turnout statistics from the most recent election to learn which ten states have the best turnout record. This lesson offers election data, handouts, and worksheets.
3rd - 12th Math 4 Views 94 Downloads
The Titanic 1
Were your chances of surviving the sinking of the Titanic better if you were a first-class passenger? Capture learners' attention with actual historical data to find the answer. They use two-way tables to calculate conditional and unconditional probability.
9th - 12th Math 22 Views 23 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Unit 5 Probability Activities
Wow! Here is a 14-page package of activities to use when your math class is studying probability. There are a myriad of pertinent experiments for learners to try, such as rolling a self-constructed multi-faced three-dimensional cuboctahedron or drawing different lengths of grass.
6th - 8th Math 64 Views 218 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Dice Roll Project
Do your learners want a quick break from sitting at their desks and learning? This dice game is fun and is a great way to enhance understanding of probability. They record 36 rolls of a pair of dice and analyze the data by calculating the mean, median, mode, and range and observe how quickly a computer can perform those computations.
4th - 7th Math 21 Views 104 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Range, Variance and Standard Deviation as Measures of Dispersion
Continuing his conversation about data sets from the previous video, Sal introduces range, variance, and standard deviation as means of dispersion. Those who are advancing in algebra or who are beginning a statistics class will benefit from Sal's clear instruction.
13 mins 8th - 11th Math 7 Views 1 Download
Binomial Distribution 4
Sal trades in his trusty calculator for an Excel spreadsheet in this probability video. Students who need to see math problems graphically represented will appreciate how clear-cut and understandable this video is - and might possibly be motivated to master Excel calculations as well.
11 mins 7th - 11th Math 3 Views 1 Download
Probability and Statistics: Experimental Probability
Is this game fair? An experimental probability worksheet begins by introducing a coin toss game, asking students to determine if it is fair for both players. Consider having pairs play the coin game first, as an anticipatory set. After making educated guesses, they conduct an experiment to test the game's chances.
9th - 12th Math 6 Views 89 Downloads
Students analyze ACC basketball statistics. In this statistics lesson, students convert data collected in to decimals and fractions. They create a spreadsheet using their data and convert their answers to percent. This lesson is done during basketball season.
9th - 10th Math 3 Views 16 Downloads
An Introduction to Mathematica and the "Birthday Problem"
Twelfth graders determine the probability of two people in their class sharing the same birthday. In this determining the probability of two people in their class sharing the same birthday problem lesson, 12th graders use Mathematica to simulate the birthday problem.
12th Math 3 Views 5 Downloads