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The slushy sludger: questions

TLF ID L115

Use a vending machine to squirt coloured 'slushies' into ice-cream cones. Work out which 'sludge events' are possible and then choose a matching probability word.




Educational details

Educational value
  • Enables students to investigate data and explore probability concepts.
  • Uses the probability words, ‘Yes’, ‘no’, and ‘maybe’ as possible answers for eight data-oriented questions.
  • Compares a predicted result against the actual outcome.
  • Requires students to fill dispensers to match a given criterion.
Year level

1

Learning area
  • Mathematics

Other details

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  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
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