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View Resource Cartoon: The Simple Experiment

A cartoon that might be used when presenting a coin flip as a canonic example of a simple experiment in introducing probability concepts. The cartoon is #16 in the "Life in Research" series at www.vadio.com. Free to use with attribution in the classroom or on course websites.

http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=375
View Resource Cartoon: Conditional Risk

A cartoon suitable for use in teaching ideas about independence and conditional probability. The cartoon is number 795 from the webcomic series at xkcd.com created by Randall Munroe. Free to use in the classroom and on course web sites under a creative commons attribution-non-commercial 2.5 license.

http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=403
View Resource Cartoon: Meaning of Random

A cartoon suitable for use in teaching the difference between how the word random is used in probability compared to some uses in everyday parlance. The cartoon is number 1210 from the webcomic series at xkcd.com created by Randall Munroe. Free to use in the classroom and on course web sites under a creative commons attribution-non-commercial 2.5 license

http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=468
View Resource Song: 1 in 2

A song to help students confront the "equiprobability bias". Lyrics and music were written by Lawrence Mark Lesser of University of Texas at El Paso. The song won an honorable mention in the 2013 CAUSE A-Mu-sing competition. Free for use in non-profit education settings.

http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=506
View Resource Quote: Plum on Probability

"I failed math twice, never fully grasping probability theory. I mean, first off, who cares if you pick a black ball or a white ball out of the bag? And second, if you're bent over about the color, don't leave it to chance. Look in the damn bag and pick the color you want." is a quote by the fictional bounty hunter Stephanie Plum; a character of American novelist Janet Evanovich (1943-). The...

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