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Coastline (Mathematics, Fractals)

Includes teacher generated activities. A section of the coast line is randomly given an angle (two lines), resulting in a... see more
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Sergy Buldyrev, Anna Umansky
Date Added: Jun 29, 1997 Date Modified: Mar 07, 2011
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Forest Fires and Percolation

Grow trees (green dots), then start fire (red dots), and watch destroyed trees (black dots) form a trail behind the fire.
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Author: Sergy Buldyrev, Anna Umansky
Date Added: Jun 29, 1997 Date Modified: Aug 23, 2012
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Lottery Game (Mathematics, Statistics)

Flip coins to see if you can beat the odds.
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Paul Trunfio
Date Added: Jun 29, 1997 Date Modified: Jun 06, 2011
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Monte Carlo Estimate of Pi (Mathematics)

Throw darts at a circle, get the ratio inside to outside circle, and estimate pi.
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Author: Paul Trunfio, Gary McGathThis lesson was prepared by Paul Trunfio and the JAVA applet was written by Gary McGath
Date Added: Jun 29, 1997 Date Modified: Jul 08, 2011
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1D Random Walk (Statistics, Mathematics)

Take random steps left or right and see how far you get. You won't go far very often.
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Author: Paul Trunfio, Gary McGath
Date Added: Jun 29, 1997 Date Modified: Apr 13, 2009
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Buffon's Needle Estimate of Pi (Mathematics)

Discussion of a technique for estimating pi, by dropping a needle between parallel lines.
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Author: George Reese
Date Added: Jun 29, 1997 Date Modified: May 10, 2011
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Ant Hill (Probability, Statistics, Mathematics)

Ants running out of an anthill moving randomly create a series of patterns.
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Author: Paul Trunfio, Gary McGath
Date Added: Jun 29, 1997 Date Modified: May 13, 2015
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Diffusion Limited Aggregation (Probability, Mathematics, Fractals)

A particle moves randomly in 2D, and leaves a particle when it touches the central aggregation complex.
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Author: Anna Umansky
Date Added: Jun 29, 1997 Date Modified: Oct 19, 2005
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Polymer (Probability, Mathematics, Fractals)

2D Random Walk with no cut-backs and trap avoidance heuristic.
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Author: Sergy Buldyrev, Anna Umansky
Date Added: Jun 29, 1997 Date Modified: Dec 18, 2008
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2D Random Walk (Statistics, Mathematics)

Take random steps left or right or up or down and see how far you get. You won't go far very often.
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Author: Paul Trunfio, Gary McGath
Date Added: Jun 29, 1997 Date Modified: Jan 03, 2003
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