Lesson Plan
Mathalicious

#### 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...
Lesson Plan
S2tem Centers SC

#### 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...
Worksheet
University of California

#### Student Workbook: Statistics and Probability

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Statistically, practicing this packet completely helps young mathematicians do well on the test. The packet is adaptable to many grade levels as it includes basic probability and goes up to data analysis with mean, median, and mode.
Unit Plan
National Security Agency

#### 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...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Probability Games and Activities, Unit 10

For Students 4th - 6th
Looking for tangible ways to practice probability with your class? Through 4 activities, students practice with experimental probability, using math to make educated guesses, then testing it through physically completing the experiment....
Lesson Plan
American Statistical Association

#### The Gumball Machine

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Chew on an activity for probability. Given information on the number of gumballs in a gumball machine, scholars consider how likely it is to randomly draw a blue gumball and how many of each color they would draw in 10 trials if the...
Performance

#### Connecting Theoretical and Experimental Probability

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Play some games, develop a law, and then call it a day. Learners first perform a small number of trials for a probability experiment, then predict the result for a larger number of trials. They then compile data from the entire class to...
Performance

#### AFDA Probability and Law of Large Numbers

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The more trials scholars perform, the closer they'll likely be to the true value. After designing a probability experiment, young mathematicians conduct the experiment for five different numbers of trials. They then analyze the results,...
Assessment
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CCSS Math Activities

#### Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 7th Grade Math – Target I

For Teachers 7th Standards
The probability is high that these questions will challenge your pupils! The ninth and final installment of the Grade 7 Claim 1 Slideshow series, a set of items assesses the understanding of simple and compound probability concepts....
Lesson Plan
American Statistical Association

#### 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.
Activity
101 Questions

#### 100-Hand Video Poker

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
You hit the jackpot with a fun lesson! Peak your pupils' interest with a lesson calculating the probability of poker hands. A video shows the different types of possible hands when given a specific hand and one card to draw.
Interactive
Shodor Education Foundation

#### 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...
Interactive
Shodor Education Foundation

#### 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...
Interactive
Shodor Education Foundation

#### 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...
Interactive
Shodor Education Foundation

#### 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...
Interactive
Shodor Education Foundation

#### 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.
Interactive
Shodor Education Foundation

#### 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...
Interactive
Shodor Education Foundation

#### 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....
Interactive
Shodor Education Foundation

#### 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...
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Empirical Probability: Scoring

For Students 6th - 8th
Learners use an interactive to determine the probability that a soccer player will score a goal. Given data over the course of several days, they determine probabilities for several different situations.
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Theoretical and Experimental Probability: Pizza Night!

For Students 6th - 8th
Take a bite out of an enticing resource. Scholars use an interactive to study dependent events. They see how the number of favorable outcomes and total number of outcomes changes as individuals "eat" pieces of pizza.
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Binomial Distributions and Probability: Roll One!

For Students 9th - 12th
It takes exactly one to win. Pupils calculate the probability of rolling five dice and having only a single die come up with a one. Learners calculate the number of expected wins out of a series of games. The interactive provides...
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Discrete Random Variables: Roll the Dice!

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
And the winner is ... not always who it appears to be. An interactive gives the directions for a dice game that on the surface gives one player an advantage over the other. Pupils look closer at the possible outcomes and find the...
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...