Some events may or may not happen. See if students can describe the chances that an event will occur!
Taking It FurtherCreate an interactive bulletin board based on this activity. Divide the space into six regions: certain, very likely, likely, somewhat likely, unlikely, impossible. Ask students to write statements on index cards and post them in the appropriate regions. Encourage them to read each other’s statements and rearrange any they believe are misplaced.This activity corresponds to the following NCTM standards:• Data Analysis & Probability• Reasoning & Proof• Communication• Connections