Education Technology

Fun with P(Geo), Parts 1 - 3, and quiz

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

Using Cabri Jr. and various "areas" to explore using P(Geo).

Before the Activity

  • Review the concept of Geometric Probability.
  • Make sure that the concept of "need versus have" is reinforced.
  • Download the worksheets and needed calculator files.
  • Make sure students have Cabri Jr.™ on their calculators.

  • During the Activity

    Follow the procedures outlines in the attached document. You can use Part 1 as an introduction, then Part 2 builds on the concept, and Part 3 includes a quiz to evaluate student understanding.

    After the Activity

  • Grade the quizzes and see where, if any, misconceptions are still held.
  • Assign additional work if needed.