Learning and Teaching for Mathematical Literacy

Supporting materials – 13E

Monte Carlo Simulations

reSolve & The Concord Consortium

Lesson unit on Monte Carlo Simulations from reSolve – the activity on estimating the size of an oil spill can be tackled using the CODAP online tool from The Concord Consortium.

Estimating the oil spill area using the CODAP tool

Image showing area of irregular shape being estimated by sampling random points

Monte Carlo Simulations materials © 2023 Australian Academy of Science, available under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 3.0 license. The CODAP tool is © 2018 The Concord Consortium and is available undewr a free, open source license.

Supporting material for the book Learning and Teaching for Mathematical Literacy by Hugh Burkhardt, Daniel Pead and Kaye Stacey (ISBN 9781032301174).

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