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  • Users can test their "psychic ability" to predict the future by guessing the outcome of a coin toss before it occurs. Enter your predictions by clicking the "heads" or "tails" button. When you enter your guess, the coin is tossed and the result is displayed. As you continue guessing, the applet keeps track of the total number of guesses and the total number of correct guesses, plotting it above. If you are truly psychic, you should be able to beat the odds in the long run. You can "weight" the coin by changing the probability of it landing heads.
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  • This applet allows the user to simulate a race where the results are based on the roll of a die. The user can determine which player moves forward for a given roll, and can then experiment with the race by determining which player will win more often based on the rules that they specify.
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  • This applet is designed to teach an application of probability. This java applet works by simulating a situation where a three stage rocket is about to be launched. In order for a successful launch to occur all three stages of the rocket must successfully pass their pre-takeoff tests. By default, each stage has a 50% chance of success, however, this can be altered by dragging the bar next to each stage.
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  • In this applet, we simulate a series of hypothesis of tests for the value of the parameter p in a Bernoulli random variable. Each column of red and green marks represents a sample of 30 observations. "Successes'' are coded by green marks and "failures'' by red marks.
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  • This applet simulates rolling dice to illustrate the central limit theorem. The user can choose between 1, 2, 6, or 9 dice to roll 1, 5, 20, or 100 times. The distribution is graphically displayed. This applet needs to be resized for optimal viewing.
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  • This activity allows the user to simulate pulling red and green balls out of three boxes. The boxes are pre-arranged so that there are two red balls in one box, two green balls in another, and one green and one red ball in the third. The user can shuffle the order of the boxes and the order of the balls in the boxes. To run in single trial mode, click on one of the box to see if the first ball is green. If it is, click on the box again to see if the second ball is green also. A count will be kept of the results. To run in multiple trial mode, enter the number of trials desired in the box and click on the run multiple trials button. This activity would work well in groups of two to three for about twenty minutes if you use the exploration questions provided and ten minutes otherwise.
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  • In this applet, A and B are subsets of a universal set S. The list is given of the 16 different subsets of S that can be constructed from A and B using the basic set operations of union, intersection, and complement. The selected subset is colored red in the Venn diagram on the right.
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  • Gives an overview of variables, classifications, measurements, relations, and other basic statistical concepts. Also contains two animated graphs.
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  • This site discusses the issues of reliability and vailidity as related to research.
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  • This tutorial introduces 9 sources of threat to internal vailidity and asks the user to classify hypothetical experiments as either internally valid or invalid and identify the source of threat if invalid.
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