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Other

Description:

Students will play Sticks and Stones, a game based on the Apache game "Throw Sticks," which was played at multi-nation celebrations. Students will collect data, investigate the likelihood of various moves, and use basic ideas of expected value to determine the average number of turns needed to win a game. Students work with tree diagrams to see the probabilities in a new way. All teaching steps and game rules are illustrated.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > 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:

Vocational/Professional Development Education,Data collection,Middle School,NSDL,Probability,High School,Data presentation,Grade 8,Grade 9,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184358294T,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,General,Data analysis,Statistics,Bar graph,Mathematics,Grade 7

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

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