# Who Would Have Figured? (Probability)

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### General Information

Subject(s): Mathematics
Intended Audience: Educators
Instructional Time: 1 Hour(s)
Keywords: probability, experimental, coin tossing
Instructional Component Type(s):
Instructional Design Framework(s): Confirmation Inquiry (Level 1)
Resource Collection: General Collection

## Aligned Standards

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## 1 Lesson Plan

M & M Candy: I Want Green "Students compare mathematical expectations and experimental probability; then explain any difference in the two numbers. Students use colored candy pieces (such as M & M's) for their data collection, comparisons, and explanations." from Beacon Learning Center.

## Related Resources

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## Lesson Plans

Marble Mania:

In this lesson, "by flipping coins and pulling marbles out of a bag, students begin to develop a basic understanding of probabilities, how they are determined, and how the outcome of an experiment can be affected by the number of times it is conducted." (from Science NetLinks)

Type: Lesson Plan

M & M Candy: I Want Green:

"Students compare mathematical expectations and experimental probability; then explain any difference in the two numbers. Students use colored candy pieces (such as M & M's) for their data collection, comparisons, and explanations." from Beacon Learning Center.

Type: Lesson Plan