A Program of The Actuarial Foundation. Aligned with Common Core State and NCTM Standards.
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What is an actuary? An actuary is an expert in statistics who works with businesses, governments, and organizations to help them plan for the future. Actuarial science is the discipline that applies math and statistical methods to assess risk.

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Digital Interactive Tools

EXPRESSIONS AND EQUATIONS:

dataNEW! Launching Into Expressions and Equations
Launch your students into writing mathematical expressions and equations with an interactive learning tool on space exploration!
• Ties in with "Exploring Expressions and Equations" materials.

RATIOS AND PROPORTIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

dataNEW! Ratio Design Challenge: Students will apply ratio and unit rate calculations to construct scale designs of real-world architectural venues, as well as answer critical-thinking questions.
• Ties in with "Designing RATIOnally: Ratios and Unit Rate" materials.

DATA ANALYSIS AND PROBABILITY:

dataData Sampling—Representing Many by Sampling Some: Students construct and compare samples as "intern to the mayor," using this flexible and customizable tool to gauge public opinion.
• Ties in with "Data Sampling: Making Effective Inferences" materials.
dataData Displayer: Students calculate and display data, using themed or custom data sets. Includes mean, median, mode, and standard deviation, as well as box-and-whisker plots and scatterplots with lines of best fit.
• Ties in with "Cultivating Data" lessons and printables.
prob tourProbabilities Tour Online Game: Students are challenged to use probability skills to help plan a summer concert tour.
• Ties in with "The Power of Probability" lessons and printables.
• Connections to "Shake, Rattle, & Roll" lessons and printables.
labOnline Probability Lab: Students experiment with and learn about probability as they enter values and generate numbers in this online lab.
• Ties in with "The Power of Probability" lessons and printables.
• Connections to "Shake, Rattle, & Roll" lessons and printables.
FINANCIAL LITERACY:
prob tourPlan, Save, Succeed! Online Game: This fun online game challenges students to achieve one of four career goals by making decisions about how to earn and spend money as they pursue their chosen goal. 
• Ties in with "Plan, Save, Succeed" lessons and printables.
prob tour

Plan, Save, Succeed! Challenge: Students race against the clock to answer financial literacy questions.
• Ties in with "Plan, Save, Succeed" lessons and printables.

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