Make conjectures and predictions based on data. SPI 0606.1.1
Links verified on 7/3/2014
- Analyzing game probabilities - multiple-choice quiz [5 problems]
- Card Sharks - use your knowledge of probability to predict if the next card will be higher or lower
- Data Picking - Students collect data, enter tally marks or numbers and then select which graph is appropriate.
- Grab a Handful - [6 pages] student worksheet - collect and use data to make predictions about how much popcorn would be in a hand full
- Graphing Skittles - [2 pages] student worksheet - collect data to predict how many skittles are in a snack bag of skittles
- How Does Math Help Us Make Predictions? - an article from the Math Worksheets Center site
- How to Make Predictions from a Graph - explanation from eHow - Caution: This site buries sponsored links in the explanation
- Mystery - Estimation - [5 pages] student worksheet - use data from samples to estimate a characteristic found in a population
- Predictions Based on Data - a video lesson
- The Random Ball-Picking Machine - experiment with a random generator at a BBC site to collect data to make decisions about probability.
- After you finish working through the ball-picking activity, take a ten-question probability quiz
- Starfish Probability - interactive game - state the probability of picking up a starfish of the specified color
- Understanding Probability - [designed for 6-8th grades] lesson plan from Discovery Education
- What are Your Chances - What many people refer to as 'good luck' can actually be explained by a little knowledge about probability and statistics. This dice game allows you to see how increasing or decreasing the number of dice rolls effects an outcome.
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