# MERLOT Materials

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#### The Binomial, Normal, and Poisson... The Binomial, Normal, and Poisson Distributions Compared

This applet graphs the Poisson and normal approximations to a specified binomial distribution. The user may select the... see more

#### StaTable for Java

StaTable for Java provides immediate access to the twenty-five most commonly used statistical distributions. With just a... see more

#### Buffon's Needle

This applet provides a simulation of Buffon's Needle experiement.Â Â A needle of length 1 being dropped at random on a... see more

#### Making Sense of Understanding: The... Making Sense of Understanding: The Three Doors of Serendip

A discussion of what is meant by "understanding" using a simulation of the "Monty Hall" or "Three Doors" problem to... see more

This site contains an interactive applet illustarting Monty Hall problem as well as a page describing the history of... see more

#### Histogram Explorer

Histogram Explorer is a tool for understanding histograms and their statistics

#### Simulating Binomial Distribution

This applet simulates drawing samples from a binomial distribution.Â  Users set the population proportion, sample size,... see more

#### A small effect size can make a large... A small effect size can make a large difference

This applet demonstrates that even a "small" effect can be important under some circumstances. Applicants from two groups... see more

#### Binomial Distribution

Marbles bounce down an array of pegs. The resulting binomial distribution is displayed graphically in real time. A... see more

#### Buffon's Problems

This resource introduces Buffonâ€™s Coin Problem and Buffonâ€™s Need Problem and provides applets to help illustrate the... see more

#### 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.

#### Lottery Game (Mathematics,... Lottery Game (Mathematics, Statistics)

Flip coins to see if you can beat the odds.

#### The Gambler's Ruin Problem

Do simulations for the glamber's ruin problem.

#### The Gauss Distribution

The applet shows the histogram of N replications of the sum of n random variables from a uniform (0,1) distribution. It... see more

#### The Central Limit Theorem: How to... The Central Limit Theorem: How to Tame Wild Populations

Using a parameter it's possible to represent a property of an entire population with a single number instead of millions... see more

#### Ozone Plant Growth Applet

Students record biomass of plants grown with and without exposure to ozone. Students then use Excel to test for a... see more

#### Introduction to Probability Models

This applet from Java Demos for Probability and Statistics introduces the concept ofÂ the random variable andÂ its... see more

#### The Gamma Distribution

This resource introduces the gamma distribution and provides an applet to help illustrate the concept.

#### Monte Carlo

Shockwave simulation illustrates the relationship between chance and probability/statistics by rolling dice and tracking... see more

#### 2D Random Walk (Statistics,... 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.

#### Ant Hill (Probability, Statistics,... Ant Hill (Probability, Statistics, Mathematics)

Ants running out of an anthill moving randomly create a series of patterns.

#### Polymer (Probability, Mathematics,... Polymer (Probability, Mathematics, Fractals)

2D Random Walk with no cut-backs and trap avoidance heuristic.

#### The Normal Distribution II

An Illustration of Basic Probability

#### Pachinko

Explore probablility and normal distribution. Built in Ristretto