Statistics and Probability

Investigate chance processes and develop, use, and evaluate probability models.

7. Develop a probability model and use it to find probabilities of events. Compare probabilities from a model to observed frequencies; if the agreement is not good, explain possible sources of the discrepancy.

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This collection of probability experiments can be completed with one pair of dice. The purpose of each experiment is to determine the theoretical and/or experimental probability of specific outcomes. Each activity includes a PDF document with directions and materials and several also include a java applet. | Activity, Game Grade Level: 4, 5, 6+ | |

This probability activity guides students to discover the law of large numbers by having them consider why flipping a coin multiple times does not always produce equal results. The activity includes a 3 minute video featuring Bianca from Cyberchase, a document for data collection, and two assessment options (rtf format). | Assessment, Activity, Experiment/Lab Activity, Video Grade Level: 4, 5, 6+ |