Data Management and Probability


Be sure to check out the Guide to Effective Instruction Data Management and Probability Grades 4 to 6 to help with planning and instruction.

Visit these sites which will take you to some fun online activities and resources.

Data Management

1. Create Graphs Online!

2. Virtual Bar Graph – create and print

3. Coordinate Grids


1. University of Waterloo Invitations to Mathematics resources – main website (

Investigations in Probability: “Counting on Probability”, Grade 4

Investigations in Probability: “Let’s Play Fair”, Grade 5

Investigations in Probability: “Probability in Action”, Grade 6

2. Turtle Survival: What are the Odds? – this resource integrates math with science. Students examine the survival rates of the at-risk turtle population (produced in collaboration with the Renfrew County Stewardship Council and the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, found at

3. Making a Game of It! and What are the Odds? (both 2001) – Two integrated units for grades 5/6 written by Ontario teachers (note: former curriculum).

4. Make your own game spinner

5. Tree Diagrams – Slideshow with examples

6. Tree Diagrams – Online practice questions


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