Data and statistics teaching resources: Probability

Resources and ideas for mathematics, data and statistics, probability, written by teachers to support teaching and learning

KS4 Probability-Rescue the princess-adventure game

KS4 Probability-Rescue the princess-adventure game

Featured in the TES Newsletter. Adventure game in which students answer probability questions in order to rescue a princess. PLEASE REVIEW / COMMENT. There are 5 sections, each with 2 topics. They have 4 attempts at each topic, if they get all 4 wrong, the game ends and they will have to start again. The 5 sections are: OR and AND questions, complementary events, combined events (inc. 'exactly' questions and 'at least' questions), conditional probability. Go to my profile page and check out my other games.

By kmbheck

Cash for questions revision activity

Cash for questions revision activity

There are 4 sets of questions (Number, Algebra, Shape, Data) which are mainly A and A* (with some lower grade questions from topics which students struggle with, e.g. percentages, constructions). PLEASE REVIEW / COMMENT. Students work in pairs or small groups to answer the questions. When they finish a question they get it marked and if it is correct they are given cash to the value of the question. There are bank notes which you can put your school name and pictures of your teachers on. The team with the most money at the end could be given a prize.

By kmbheck

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Statistics Revision

Statistics Revision

Over £30 pounds worth of resources a SPECIAL PRICE, TODAY ONLY. The Great ALL Statistics Bundle filled with worksheets and answers, lesson presentation engaging and interactive. Great for whole lesson or quick fire revision.11 Resources, Over 15 Lessons worth of resources. Contains GREAT Animated Graphics / tools to make that teaching easier. Ideal for revision or for whole lessons, very well planned and in detail so ideal for either mode. Data Handling Lessons. Enjoy!

By Shamster

CHANCE AND PROBABILITY: NO PREP PRINT-N-GO SHEETS

CHANCE AND PROBABILITY: NO PREP PRINT-N-GO SHEETS

Use this comprehensive pack of differentiated Print-n-Go Sheets to teach and reinforce conceptual knowledge of Chance and Probability. The hands-on interactive activities will also facilitate practical application and enable students to work with the concrete in order to understand the abstract. Moreover the activities are sure to make the teaching of Theoretical and Experimental probability not just easy but pure fun! ITEMS INCLUDED Cover pages for each section, if compiling sheets into a booklet. 1. The Probability Scale; Words Describing Chance: ♦ Definitions and given scenarios♦ Chance and Data (language of chance); class survey: favourite food; favourite sport2. Theoretical Probability: Manipulatives, spinner numbers, spinner names, spinner colours, marbles, dice numbers, playing cards3.Theoretical Probability: possible outcomes using Tree Diagrams and Grids ♦ two coins ♦ a coin and a dice ♦ a dice and a spinner 4. Theoretical and Experimental Probability: ♦ Rolling a six-sided dice a given number of times.♦ Tossing two coins a given number of times.♦ Spinning a spinner a given number of times.♦ Picking an M&M colour a given number of times.5. Experimental Probability: ♦ Dice roll to find the number of trials and relative frequency of the numbers rolled.♦ Group experiment to toss a coin a given number of times and record the total heads, total tails, total outcomes, and relative frequencies of heads and tails (fractions and decimals) for each group. This is to prove the law of large numbers that indicate that as the number of trials increase, the relative frequencies tend to get closer to the expected value (0.5) of tossing a coin.6. Word Problems for both theoretical and experimental probability outcomes: This section features ‘Work with Teacher’ and ‘Student Practice’ pages. The ‘Work with Teacher’ page will enable you to demonstrate the solution for each problem. I work on the PDF version of the file on the I-pad. This is projected on the interactive whiteboard (via a VGA cable) as I show annotations and working out of the problems. The ‘Student Practice’ pages will enable your students to practise the problem-solving strategies modelled by you in the ‘Work with Teacher’ pages. Problems are the same format with only a change in the numbers. Nature of Problems: ♦ Picking a favourable outcome from given possible outcomes.♦ Problems pertaining to coin tosses and dice rolls♦ Real-life problem: left-handed, right-handed people ♦ Problems involving possible combinations shown via a tree diagram ♦ Problems with Spinner spins→ Also included 18 colourful and meaningful vocabulary cards.

By lauranerae

Statistics for A level Biology

Statistics for A level Biology

This is a very useful and comprehensive resource for students studying A level Biology. A great refresher for the teacher too or someone teaching Biology who may not be so confident when it comes to teaching statistics.The resource is a 22 page booklet which covers all the key aspects of statistics required for Biology at A level.There are worked examples and questions for the students to work through.This booklet has been designed to be fully explanatory so that students can work through it independently.The booklet is fully comprehensive and no other resources are needed; all probability tables are given with the questions.The key topics covered in the booklet are:1.) Why use statistics on data2.) Calculating standard deviation and its meaning3.) The student t-test4.) The Spearman rank correlation coefficient5.) The Chi-squared testThe booklet should take approximately two 1 hour lessons to complete, dependent on how familiar the students are with statistics. Those studying A level Maths and Geography may be more confident working through the calculations and understanding the outcomes.A separate answer booklet is provided with answers to all questions given.

By beckystoke

Collecting and interpreting data on favourite biscuit - Year 3

Collecting and interpreting data on favourite biscuit - Year 3

This is a worksheet where the chn have to discuss what the tally chart is about. LO and SC are included on the worksheet. Then the chn have to write the headings above the columns on the chart. Next the chn have to collect the data themselves, asking their peers which biscuit is their favourite and record it in tallies on the chart. Chn have to complete the chart and then discuss what they have found. Finally I asked the chn to draw a bar graph and then analyse the data in their books.

By vbanks

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Union and Intersection of Sets

Union and Intersection of Sets

Students learn how to calculate the union and intersection of sets using Venn diagrams. As learning progresses students are challenged to use the union and intersection to calculate a probability.At the start of the lesson recaps both collecting like terms and using Venn diagrams to calculate a probability. The plenary challenges students to apply set notation to three independent events within a Venn diagram.Differentiated Learning ObjectivesAll students should be able to identify a union and intersect using set notation.Most students should be able to calculate a probability from a Venn diagram using set notation.Some students should be able to use set notation with probability trees and Venn diagrams.Check out my blog at mr-mathematics.com for:* Fully planned and differentiated maths lessons for KS3 and GCSE grades 1 - 9.* Schemes of work based on pedagogy and teacher support.

By Mr_Mathematics

Maths: Probability Game

Maths: Probability Game

This is a game which demonstrates the different probabilities associated with the score on two dice. The Rules & Lesson Plan tab explain how to play the game and use the resource

By Smeths

Venn Diagrams 9-1 Lesson

Venn Diagrams 9-1 Lesson

A series of lessons on Venn Diagrams which involve drawing information from a Venn Diagram, drawing venn diagrams and calculating probabilities from Venn Diagrams.This lesson can be aimed at middle and high ability and all tasks are differentiated to at least 2 different levels.All tasks have solutions and is ideal to use with a new curriculum topic.Used with year 11 and pupils engaged and being challenged at all levels.

By IanBrennan

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Statistics Bundle

Statistics Bundle

Over £30 pounds worth of resources a bargain price. The Great ALL Statistics Bundle filled with worksheets and answers, lesson presentation engaging and interactive. Great for whole lesson or quick fire revision.11 Resources, Over 15 Lessons worth of resources. Contains GREAT Animated Graphics / tools to make that teaching easier.Data Handling Lessons. Enjoy!

By Shamster

Interpret information in Tables, Graphs and charts - applying problems  KS2 Year 5 6 WORKSHEET ONLY

Interpret information in Tables, Graphs and charts - applying problems KS2 Year 5 6 WORKSHEET ONLY

Learning Objective: LO: I can complete, read and interpret information in tables.This resource is only for the WORKSHEET.It includes: 1x Worksheet - 1x Answer sheet for markingFor WHOLE LESSON, click here**This resource was made taking account of the National Curriculum Framework 2014 ** The SMART Notebook is for teacher input - The Notebook includes a quick starter , warm-up (multiplication wheel) and several questions based on the LO. (Please make sure you have the SMART Notebook software to use this).For any questions: simply email unalolgan@hotmail.com I will try to help if you have any queries.

By trabzonunal

Smarties Fractions Investigation

Smarties Fractions Investigation

A fun activity teaching fractions using smartie tubes which can be extended to work on statistics by using tally charts and bar charts/pictograms/pie charts

By loulibby80

KS3 and KS4 maths revision starters

KS3 and KS4 maths revision starters

Over 300 pages of revision questions on just about every topic at KS3 and KS4. Most are designed as 10-15 minute starters (some take a little longer). PLEASE REVIEW / COMMENT. If you have any comments about topics or individual questions, or anything you could add, please message me.

By kmbheck

Topic a day revision resources

Topic a day revision resources

Revision resources for the new higher 1-9 GCSE. One topic per day each with a worksheet containing skills, apply and problem solving questions. Good for holiday homework. Day 1 - Percentages Day 2 - Quadratics Day 3 - Trigonometry Day 4 - Ratio and proportion Day 5 - Sequences Day 6 - Probability Day 7 - Indices and surds

By sarahjean26

Decoding Bundle 200 Worksheets Verbal Reasoning

Decoding Bundle 200 Worksheets Verbal Reasoning

A bundle of worksheets.200 worksheets on decoding,Plus some great ones on Pythagoras.I have designed 200 worksheets on decoding numbers for the 11+ non verbal reasoning questions. There are 200 worksheets provided on a cd. Decoding is an important aspect of the 11+ exams. Ideal for parents, pupils and tutors. Answer sheets provided. The Decoding worksheet helps to reinforce spelling and problem solving skills for students. The letters of each word are replaced with other letters or numbers based on a pattern.

By auntieannie

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Frequency Tables (Live Data Collection in Class)

Frequency Tables (Live Data Collection in Class)

Make that teaching of Frequency Table interesting, the resource contains 2 tools. TOOL 1 is a frequency table tool, there are 6 data collection questions that you can ask your students such as how do you come to school, and use the live frequency table to collect data and tally it. TOOL 2 is what type of data is it, Continuous or Discrete? There is also an animation on grouped frequency table.NOTE: There is 2 animations on Rolling a dice and Turning over a playing card, could be used for probability and simulation / experimental probability.

By Shamster

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Basic Probability Worksheet

Basic Probability Worksheet

A GCSE foundation-higher resource on basic probabilities. Includes help for those struggling with this topic and many questions to try and do this on their own!Please enjoy and leave a rating!Perhaps look at my other worksheets or bundles of work?

By kmachnik11

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All My Maths Resources Part One

All My Maths Resources Part One

A compilation of every GCSE maths resource I have posted which comes up to 15 separate files and about 20 documents.Save 63% on these by just buying them at once, plus any extra discounts in my shop! I guarantee you will not be disappointed with such a fantastic deal of resources!Fantastic Resources for a very good price!Please leave a review for these afterwards and I hope they come into very good use!

By kmachnik11

Probability KS2

Probability KS2

A Powerpoint to explain Probability. This powerpoint has 10 slides (Including one title and one end slide). Designed for KS2.

By Magictrickster

11+ Maths and English Worksheets

11+ Maths and English Worksheets

With these 9 worksheets, help your child or 11+ student really prepare in both their maths and English 11+ exams! These worksheets explain each topic and provide many questions for the student to try and solve in order to solidify their understanding.You will not be disappointed with this set of worksheets so please enjoy and return to leave a review after you realise what a bargain you've got at 61% off the original price, plus any in-store sales I have!

By kmachnik11

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KS2 Data Bundle

KS2 Data Bundle

This Bundle contains all 10 KS2 Statistics and Data Handling Powerpoints which I have available

By Magictrickster