What is Probability?
Students use an abacus as well as a calculator for calculations to bring multicultural awareness and appreciation to this lesson. They discuss the history of the abacus. Students compare/contrast the abacus to the computer.
5th - 7th Math 9 Views 14 Downloads
Activity: An Experiment with Dice
Roll the dice with this activity and teach young mathematicians about probability. Record outcomes for rolling two number cubes in order to determine what is most likely to happen. Graph the data and investigate patterns in the results,...
3rd - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
The Last Banana: A Thought Experiment in Probability
Your learners will be surprised by the thought-provoking, counterintuitive puzzle presented in this short video that models a fun, fictional situation in which a game is played with two number cubes to decide which of two people wins a...
4 mins 7th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable