Education Technology

Switch or Stick?

Published on 10/17/2008

Activity Overview

In this activity, students will simulate a popular game to find experimental probabilities.

Before the Activity

  • See the attached PDF file for detailed instructions for this activity
  • During the Activity

    Students will:

  • Formulate questions that can be addressed with data and collect, organize, and display relevant data to answer them
  • Formulate questions, design studies, and collect data about a characteristic shared by two populations or different characteristics within one population
  • After the Activity

  • Review student answers
  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary