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Lesson 2: Conducting Spinner Experiments

Use these interactive activities to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about probability. Students can try these activities on their own or in pairs.

Conduct probability experiments using a spinner

Builds Upon
Student Book pages 340–343


Instructions for Use

Why Can't I Win? allows students to learn about probability using spinners and bags of coloured blocks.

Follow the instructions and answer the questions to predict the likelihood of some events.


Experimental Probability allows students to experiment with probability using various spinners.

Choose the Number of Spins and then click “Spin.” Also click on “New Spinner” and select a different spinner to use.