Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Applying Probability to Make Informed Decisions

For Teachers 7th Standards
Use simulations to determine the probabilities of events to make decisions. Class members are presented with several scenarios, some with known probabilities and others without. Groups run simulations to gather data that they then use to...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Conducting a Simulation to Estimate the Probability of an Event II

For Teachers 7th Standards
Add some randomization into simulations. The 11th installment in a series of 25 presents two new methods to use in simulations--colored disks, and random numbers. Pupils use random numbers to run simulations where the probabilities make...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Conducting a Simulation to Estimate the Probability of an Event

For Teachers 7th Standards
How can you complete a simulation when it is not practical to determine the probability of an event? Class members learn that in some situations, it is not feasible to find the probability of an event, but they can estimate it by running...
Unit Plan
Intel

#### Fair Games

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Who said things were fair? The unit introduces probability and its connection to fairness. The class interacts with activities of chance and plays games to relate them to fairness. Groups design a fair game and develop a presentation....
Lesson Plan
Statistics Education Web

#### 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 Addition...
Lesson Plan
Mathematics Assessment Project

For Teachers 7th Standards
Learners first complete an assessment task where they assess statements on probability. They then sort cards containing probability statements as being either true or false.
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University of Utah

#### Probability and Statistics

For Students 7th Standards
MAD about statistics? In the seventh chapter of an eight-part seventh grade workbook series, learners develop probability models and use statistics to draw inferences. In addition, learners play games and conduct experiments to determine...
Assessment
Mathematics Assessment Project

#### Spinner Bingo

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Learners are in it to win it for a fun math activity! After comparing Bingo boards to figure out which one is most likely to win, individuals then determine the numbers to choose in order to create a board with the best chance of winning.
Lesson Plan
Western Kentucky University

#### Understanding Genetics: Punnett Squares

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Can scientists really predict genetic outcomes or are they simply making a lucky guess? Scholars first learn about Gregor Mendel and how to make Punnett squares. Then they extract DNA from a strawberry in a lab with included conclusion...
Printables
Curriculum Corner

#### 7th Grade Math "I Can" Statement Posters

For Teachers 7th Standards
Translate the Common Core math standards into a series of achievable "I can" statements with this collection of classroom displays. Offering posters for each standard, this resource is a great way to support your seventh graders as they...
Printables
Curriculum Corner

#### 7th Grade Math Common Core Checklist

For Teachers 7th Standards
With so many math standards to fit into a school year, it can be difficult keeping track of what you have and have not covered. This collection of Common Core checklists allows you to maintain a running record of when each standard was...
Unit Plan
National Security Agency

#### Are You Game? A Lesson Connecting Fractions and Probability

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Exactly how fair are the board games children grow up playing? Young mathematicians investigate this questions as they work their way through this five-lesson series on basic probability.
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Curated OER

#### 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...
Lesson Plan
Actis

#### Handling Data: Probability, Tree Diagrams

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Clean, but captivating, two online simulations demonstrate probability for middle schoolers. They can choose the number of coins and tosses and watch as the results pile up. They can choose from a variety of spinner types and the number...
Lesson Plan
NY Learns

#### Investigation - What's in the Bag?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
If you have or can create a set of tiles, numbered one through eight, then you can implement this hands-on lesson about probability models. Individuals draw a tile from a bag, record its number, and then return it to the bag. They...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Games for Probability: In-Class and Powerball Simulation

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Your soon-to-be statisticians play a game to understand the difference between independent and dependent experiments and probability. They draw colored cubes from a bag and then, by either replacing the cube in the bag, or not, for each...
Lesson Plan
MEP: Demonstration Project

#### Unit 5 Probability Activities

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
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...