**Title:** What are the odds?

**Digital Tool:**
Marble Mania

**Web Address URL:**
http://sciencenetlinks.com/interactives/marble/marblemania.html

**Standard(s): **

[MA2013] (6) 26: Understand that a set of data collected to answer a statistical question has a distribution which can be described by its center, spread, and overall shape. [6-SP2]

**Digital Tool Description:** This is an interactive activity where students can engage in the process of probability. Marbles are "pulled" out of a bag. Students will notice with more trials, the more accurate the probability. Results can be shown in a bar graph or pie graph. The class/teacher will have the ability to control how many and what color marbles to pull and the number of trials.
(By holding the mouse over the bar or pie graph, the students will be able see the exact numbers.)