Probability and Plinko Lesson Plan
TY, 5, 6
Leadership in Learning
Being Creative, Managing Information & Thinking, Working With Others
Maths; lesson plans; games
Curriculum content: This activity reinforces students’ ability to identify pattern, in particular, Pascal’s Triangle. The basic rules of probability will be addressed, with the opportunity to explore AND/OR rules, depending on the abilities of the students.
By the end of this activity students will be able to: • Identify Pascal’s triangle • determine simple probabilities • use some rules of probability • tabulate data in a spreadsheet • create a histogram using a spreadsheet