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Other

Description:

In this cooperative learning activity students conduct an experiment in probability. For this lesson, students work in groups to pull items one at a time from mystery boxes, answering questions, and predicting outcomes for eight different boxes. Throughout this activity students learn to use the terms: possible, event, predict, probability, impossible, unlikely, equally likely, likely, certain, least likely, most likely, and as likely as. This lesson plan includes a data recording sheet and an assessment sheet in PDF format.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Grade 3,Statistics,NSDL,Grade 4,Grade 5,Visual representation,Mathematics,Arithmetic,Concept formation,Process skills,Number and operations,Upper Elementary,Mathematical language,Model with mathematics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728161120560T,Data collection,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Comparison of numbers,Practice Standards,Elementary School,Modeling,Representation,Probability,Communication,General,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Writing in mathematics,Education,Construct arguments

Language:

English

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