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Lesson 3: Conducting an Experiment with a Die

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 die.

Builds Upon
Student Book pages 344–346


Instructions for Use

Pin the Tail allows students to learn about probability and do an experiment involving a die.

Follow the instructions and answer the questions about probability and standard die.


Racing Games with One Die allows students to play a game where two players each roll a die in order to move their car one step at a time to the finish line.

Click “Roll Die.” The die will be rolled and the lucky player’s car will move one step toward the finish line. Is the game fair? Change the “Red car moves on” and “Blue car moves on” options to make the game unfair. Play the game to test your prediction.