Probability and Plinko Lesson Plan

Yeargroups:

TY, 5, 6

Date:

Categories:

Leadership in Learning

Subjects:

Mathematics

Key Skills:

Being Creative, Managing Information & Thinking, Working With Others

Keywords:

Maths; lesson plans; games

Contributor:

Sharon Kearney

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

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