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103 resources with the concept fairness

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Lesson: More Than Meets the Eye

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Older learners analyze a controversial painting entitled The Cutting Scene, Mandan O-kee-pa Ceremony 1832. They use the issues raised in the image to construct debate arguments questioning if the artist's painting exploits Native...
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1999 AP® Statistics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Closer to 2010 than expected. Several of the 1999 AP® Statistics free-response questions align to Common Core standards. Items ask pupils to analyze residuals, two-way tables, and calculate expected values to determine the fairness of a...
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Reaching Out to the School Community

For Teachers 6th Standards
When it comes to helping others, the sky's the limit! Pupils discuss practical ways to help others at school. Next, they put their ideas into action by creating a club or group to make a difference in their school communities.
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Peaceful Change

For Students 6th Standards
What do Mother Teresa, Nelson Mandela, and Mahatma Gandhi have in common? They were all peaceful social activists. As part of a series of lessons about peace activists, learners choose an activist to research, complete an activity sheet...
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Equality

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Despite passing the Equality Act in 2010 covering many groups, gender inequality in Great Britain remains. Scholars investigate the concept of equality with a presentation, discussion, and hands-on timeline activities. The seventh lesson...
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Fair Trials with Two Dice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Life's not fair, but dice games should be. After playing a two-person game with a pair of dice, scholars investigate the fairness of the game. They consider the number of possible outcomes using the fundamental counting principle and...
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In the Newsroom: The Fairness Formula

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Reporting the news is easy, right? Think again! Show young scholars the difficult choices journalists make every day through a lesson plan that includes reading, writing, and discussion elements. Individuals compare the language and...
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Political Theory - John Rawls

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Pretty much everyone has heard the phrase life is unfair. A theory by John Rawls, a famous political theorist, as to why this occurs in government and society presents itself. Pupils watch his theory through primary resource photographs...
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Dice Table

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Convert a table to probabilities. Pupils set up the winning rules for the sums of two dice. Using the rules, the applet fills out a table showing the winners for each combination. Learners determine the probabilities of winning for each...
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How Random is "Shuffle Mode"?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Shuffle mode is random, right? The lesson simulates playing a music list in shuffle mode through two different players. Using the number of times a song is played first in the list, pupils determine whether the players are fair—or truly...
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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...
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How Tiger Got His Stripes: A Folktale from Vietnam (Kindergarten)

For Teachers K Standards
Differentiate English language arts instruction with a lesson that features the Vietnamese folktale How Tiger Got His Stripes. Scholars examine words that begin with the letter t, recall a folktale's details, write a self-reflection, and...
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An Introduction to John Rawls’s A Theory of Justice

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Justitia, the Roman symbol of justice, is traditionally pictured as blindfolded, holding a sword in one hand and a balance scale in the other to represent that idea that justice should be independent of wealth, power, or status. But how...
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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....
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End-of-Module Assessment Task - Precalculus (Module 5)

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Give your young scholars a chance to show what they've learned from the module. The last installment of a 21-part series is an end-of-module assessment task. It covers basic and conditional probabilities, expected value, and analyzing...
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Analyzing Decisions and Strategies Using Probability 2

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Explore how to compare and analyze different strategies. In the 20th installment of a 21-part module, scholars continue their analysis of decisions and strategies from the previous lesson. They then extend this concept to hypothesis...
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Analyzing Decisions and Strategies Using Probability 1

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Learn how to increase the probability of success. The 19th installment of a 21-part module teaches future mathematicians how to use probability to analyze decisions. They determine strategies to maximize the chances of a desired outcome.
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Fair Games

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
What constitutes a fair game? Scholars learn about fair games and analyze some to see if they are fair. They extend this idea to warranties and other contexts.
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Making Fair Decisions

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Life's not fair, but decisions can be. The 17th installment of a 21-part module teaches learners about fair decisions. They use simulations to develop strategies to make fair decisions.
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The Best Me I Can Be!

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Encourage individuals to be the best version of themselves they can be with a activity that examines character traits and personal growth. Starting with an assessment, learners identify their personal and work habits—both strengths and...
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Counters

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
For some, probability is a losing proposition. The assessment item requires an understanding of fraction operations, probability, and fair games. Pupils determine the fractional portions of an event. They continue to determine whether...
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Fair Game?

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
The game should be fair at all costs. The mini-assessment revolves around the ability to use probabilities to determine whether a game is fair. Individuals determine compound events to calculate simple probabilities and make long-run...
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Caring/Fairness: Empathy

For Teachers K Standards
How would you feel? and What could you do? are the questions in focus of a activity all about empathy. Here, scholars take part in a grand conversation to identify appropriate feelings and actions, then add a drawing to represent what...
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I Made It. I Own It. Please Don't Steal It.

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Explore the world of copyright law with a variety of activities to instill the importance of respecting creative property. Scholars watch an animated tale then take part in a grand conversation detailing the video's main idea, details,...