Probability and Sports
Young scholars research topics on the internet where probability is relevant. Students study statistics and probability concepts by looking at practical questions that arise in professional sports.
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Introduction to Conditional Probability
Here is a turnkey lesson that walks young statisticians through the development and uses of conditional probability. From dice games to surveys, Venn diagrams to frequency tables, the class learns how a given can effect the overall...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
Estimating Probabilities by Collecting Data
Take a spin to determine experimental probability. Small groups spin a spinner and keep track of the sums of the spins and calculate the resulting probabilities. Pupils use simulated frequencies to practice finding other probabilities to...
7th Math CCSS: Designed
Authentic Activities for Connecting Mathematics to the Real World
Check out the handout from a presentation that contains a collection of high school algebra projects connecting a variety of mathematics to the real world. Activities range from simple probabilities to calculus. The activities can be...
6th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Home Runs, Statistics, and Probability
Sports fans will appreciate working with the home run data provided in this lesson. First, they create dot plots, stem and leaf plots, and box plots using data from major league baseball. Middle schoolers then perform an analysis on each...
6th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed