Adjustable Spinners - This tool allows students to create their own spinners and examine the outcomes given a specified number of spins.
Coin Toss - Explore probability concepts by simulating repeated coin tosses
Let's Make a Deal - a java applet based on the TV show: use the applet to see if the odds of winning increase by switching the door
Marbles - simulates an experiment where you remove red, green and blue marbles with or without replacement
Racing Game - One Die - Work in pairs to experiment with the applet's parameters to "see" the effects of each variable on race results.
Racing Game - Two Dice - Similar to the "one die" race; fairly complex
Spinner - A java applet with a spinner shose sector sizes and colors can be adjusted.
Stick or Switch – Investigate probabilities of sticking with a decision, or switching.
Understanding Experimental Probability - Experiment with experimental probability using a fixed size section spinner, a variable section spinner, 2 regular 6-sided number cubes or design your own number cubes.
Collecting Data - tutorial and practice; emphasis on vocabulary of data collection
Create a Graph - use this on-line graph maker to produce a graph in a couple of minute; the resulting graph can be saved as an image to be put into a document or other project
Drawing and Interpreting Graphs - a nine-page tutorial for teachers and advanced students
Interpreting Graphs - a pdf file from Oxford Press; a vocabulary-building exercise.
Quattro Pro 10 Tutorials - a series of tutorials and help sheets
Reading and Interpreting Graphs - tutorial and practice
Tinkerplots - data and information about Tinkerplots
A one-page histogram tutorial using Corel Quattro Pro (assumes one already knows how to use Quattro Pro)
Histogram Tool - Create a customized histogram
help on how to format text