Games leading to ideas on probability
This link is to Probability and Statistics, a Nuffield Foundation book available to download from the National STEM Centre eLibrary. The relevant section is Games leading to ideas on probability on pages 16-25. The games include: (i) ‘Galton’s Quincunx’, in which ball-bearings can be dropped through a maze of pins, resulting in a distribution based on Pascal’s triangle; and (ii) throwing a single die or a pair of dice with various numbers of sides. The resource includes a case study. Other possible games are mentioned on page 26. Go to Probability and Statistics on the National STEM Centre eLibrary >> [2] |
See also
ChanceMaker [3]
Using probability computer games [4]
Evaluating probability statements [5]
Which Spinners? [7]
Rabbits [8]
Deborah's Dilemma [10]