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"I Don't Think So!"


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    Children's Museum Of Houston

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"I Don't Think So!"

In this math activity, learners explore probability as they play a game. Learners will categorize everyday events as either impossible, possible or certain. This activity guide contains a material list, black line masters for the game board, game instructions, sample questions to ask, literary connections, extensions, and alignment to local and national standards.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Learning Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
1 cent - $1 per group of students

Age Range:
Ages 8 - 11

Resource Types:
Activity, Game, Lesson/Lesson Plan

Language:
English

Materials List (per group of students)


Subjects


  • Mathematics
    • Data Analysis and Probability
      • Data Analysis
      • Probability
    • Problem Solving
    • Reasoning and Proof

Informal Categories


  • Games

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • read
  • touch

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

Other


Includes alignment to state and/or national standards

This resource is part of:

Access Rights:

  • Free access

By:

Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, Children's Museum of Houston, ©2004

Funding Source:

  • ExxonMobil

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