Mystery Spinners

Use the spreadsheet to make your own to print out and laminate. Using a paper clip and pen as a pivot point on the spinners works well with kids. Visiting websites like Shodor will provide comprehensive lesson notes on using Mystery Spinners as a rich mathematical investigation.

Popular 'virtual spinners' can be used for generating long run probabilities for students to explore.


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Using the spreadsheet, it takes just seconds to change the data to generate new extend the investigation.