Back to Basics
1. Play your cards right What is it? A simple PowerPoint slide using the example of a pack of cards to teach probability
What users say "Simplicity is everything sometimes - excellent!"
2. To die for
What is it? A simulated game of dice that relies on players' abilities to calculate chance
What users say "Great filler, very engaging."
3. Take a chance
What is it? A range of worksheets and activities on the topic of probability
What users say "Love it! Very useful for all curriculums."
4. Beat the bookie
What is it? A fun plane race simulation that lets you update the odds for each participant winning at any stage
What users say "Really good resource. Nice functional skills element. My students love it."
5. Right or wrong
What is it? A set of true or false probability cards on PowerPoint slides
What users say "Great resource, I will be using this tomorrow as a revision activity."
6. The main event
What is it? Notes and a worksheet on single-event probabilities
What users say "Informative and easy-to-understand, with broad applications."
7. Customised cubes
What is it? Virtual dice for the interactive whiteboard with 6, 8, 10 or 12 faces
What users say "Very useful tool to have if, like me, you never have dice available."
8. Profit prophets
What is it? Instructions for creating a probability game involving a die or spinner, designed to promote thinking about probability and profit
What users say "Fabulous idea... I will be trying it with my middle set."
9. Another throw
What is it? Student-friendly revision notes ideal for those aged 14-16
What users say "As a non-specialist maths teacher, this is simple and gives time to plan."
10. Take your cue
What is it? Numerical investigation into the chances of winning a game of snooker What users say "A nice task for higher-ability students. Leads towards binomial distribution."