Probability and Sports
Students 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.
6th - 8th Math 6 Views 21 Downloads
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
Home Runs, Statistics, and Probability
Sports fans will appreciate working with the home run data provided in this activity. 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...
6th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Games for Probability: In-Class and Powerball Simulation
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...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
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
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