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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...
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James Bond in a Honda? Trial Simulation

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Your class members will take on the roles of jury members in this exciting simulation. After reading a detailed script and reviewing pieces of evidence, they will determine whether Honda violated copyright and copied James Bond.
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City Council Simulation: Dogwood City’s Proposed Curfew Ordinance

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Your learners will be excited to take part in this simulation where, acting as members and stake holders at a City Council meeting, they will determine whether or not a curfew for youth ages 17 and under should be instated. They will...
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Color Vision Genetics Evolution Simulation

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
At one point, all mammals carried only two color receptors, but now most humans carry three. An informative presentation and hands-on activity demonstrate how this evolved through genetics. By participating in the activity, pupils...
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Simulate an Oil Spill Cleanup

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Environmental emergents read about the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, 2010. They simulate an oil spill and examine the cleanup using various materials. Throughout the process, they try materials that represent booms,...
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Simulated Air Trip to Seoul, Korea

For Teachers K - 8th
Students become acquainted with the geography and culture of Korea.  In this Korean trip lesson, students view a video about Korea and read about the country.  Students sample snacks and possibly learn a Korean phrase as they participate...
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Looping and Simulation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young computer scientists continue programming with while loops by creating a program to simulate coins flipping. 
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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...
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Sending Binary Messages with the Internet Simulator

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Show your class how to develop a protocol to solve a problem. Pupils then continue with working with binary messages but refine a protocol to assist with the distinction of individual bits by including a bit rate. Finally, the pairs use...
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Gelin’: Gel Electrophoresis Simulation

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Take a look at a DNA fingerprint. Scholars run a gel electrophoresis simulation to examine the DNA of potential father cats in the seventh installment of a 17-part series. The lesson continues the series that explores DNA and its...
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When Disaster Strikes: A Simulation in Emergency Management

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Class members conduct a simulation in which they assume the roles of emergency management personnel, prepare for, and then deal with a disaster.
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Predator-Prey Simulation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Do your pupils have the misconception that environmental predators are "bad" and harm smaller creatures? The simulation explains, in detail, the important role predators play in maintaining a stable ecosystem. Through web-based research,...
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The Culminating Activity: Simulated Election: Initiatives

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
In part two of an election simulation, pupils practice actually casting their votes in a simulated polling place in order to prepare for this real-world democratic experience.
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Rocks Makin' Rocks: Rock Cycle Simulation

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Scholars review prior knowledge before completing a hands-on simulation of the rock cycle. They write stories or songs summarizing their simulations to demonstrate mastery.
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Haber's Process- A Computer Simulation

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students use an on line simulation to produce ammonia using Haber's process. In this Haber's process lesson plan, students use a spreadsheet to manipulate the pressure, temperature and catalysts used in the production of ammonia. Their...
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What's Out There? Space Shuttle Exploration and Simulation

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students simulate life in space aboard the space shuttle. In this space exploration lesson plan, students work in small groups to model life aboard the space shuttle. Each student is given a job, conducts Internet research on space, and...
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Probability and Applications of Simulations

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Middle schoolers apply properties of probability to the real world. In this probability lesson, learners simulate the construction of empirical distribution. They collect and analyze data using central tendencies.
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Simulation: Revolutionary Town Hall Meeting

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Secondary historians simulate events leading up to the American Revolution. They assume the roles of patriots, loyalists, or neutrals in a town meeting set prior to the Revolution. As Patriots and Loyalists make their arguments, neutrals...
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Presidential Elections: A Simulation

For Teachers 12th
Feeling ambitious about getting your scholars examining the election process? While this presidential election simulation will take preparation, the ensuing enthusiasm will be worth it! Using one or more large classes, 12th graders are...
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Arrest- A Legal System Simulation

For Teachers 11th - 12th
What would your class do if a police officer arrested a student in class? This is exactly the anticipatory set that gets young scholars engaged in a unit on the legal system. The plan is to get the officer to simulate an arrest, and then...
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Mock Caucus Simulation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The teenagers in your class have probably heard of a caucus, but may be hard pressed to define it or its place in modern elections. Demonstrate the process of a caucus with a simulation activity in which young voters choose their...
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Coral Reef Fish Survey Simulation

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
With a discussion and a brief film, introduce populations. Using paper fish models, your class participates in a simulation in which they survey numbers of fish. As a class, they tally up the different types. The challenge with this...
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Radioactive Simulations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students simulate radioactive decay and nuclear power using an on line interactive web site. For this on line lesson plan, students monitor radioactive isotopes and record the activity of a particular element as the decay progresses....
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A Simulated Community

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders design and construct a class simulated community using a variety of craft materials and boxes. They identify the variety of things found in a community, create their own building to contribute to the community, and...

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