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• PBS
In this math lesson, learners identify the likelihood of an event by using a walk-on probability scale. Learners are encouraged to evaluate the chance of given events occurring and assigning the...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
• PBS
In this math lesson, learners apply the Monte Carlo method of simulation to determine a reasonable estimate. Learners are introduced to the problem of determining a reasonable number of packs of...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
• PBS
In this math lesson, learners extend their understanding of basic probability concepts as they learn to name all of the possible outcomes of an event as well as ways to express the likelihood of...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
• Children's Museum of Indianapolis
In this activity, learners explore the potential of interchangeable standard parts to create a large number of unique creations in different combinations. Learners use math skills to determine the...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
• University of Utah
To discover the risk and protective factors involved in substance addiction, learners play a game of chance to determine whether a fictitious child is likely or unlikely to abuse drugs. Learners...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
• Computer Science Unplugged
This activity introduces the idea that computer scientists measure information by how "surprising" a message is. Learners play the game "20 Questions" and use the number of...

free Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
• PBS
In this math lesson, learners measure, predict and determine the frequency of an event as it relates to how close Whirlybirds land to a target. In this simulation of a parachute jump competition,...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
• PBS
In this math lesson, learners are given 15 chips and a number line labeled from 2-12. They are instructed to place their 15 chips on the numbers which they think will represent the sums when two...

free Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
• BioEd
In this activity, learners estimate risks associated with different events and compare their estimates to the real possibilities. Use this activity to investigate how chemicals influence the...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
• The Exploratorium
In this calculus activity, learners use a classic problem of geometrical probability to find an important mathematical constant (pi). Learners explore Buffon’s needle problem (which asks the...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 14 - 18 10 to 30 minutes