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Activities (for students)
Activities for Students: Teaching Probability and Statistics Using Game Shows

Matthew Carlton, Mary Mortlock 

April 2005, Volume 98, Issue 8, Page 564

Abstract:
An activity about game shows focused on teaching probability and statistics. Worksheets are included with calculator and math theory connections. Activities are hands-on, open-ended activities that encourage problem solving, reasoning, communication, and mathematical connections. Activities is a regular feature of Mathematics Teacher and highlights activities that develop conceptual understanding of mathematics topics.

Keywords:
Article
Data Collection
Grades 9-12
Games / Puzzles
Permutations / Combinations / Counting Problems
Curriculum
Randomness
Lesson Plans
Teacher