The Pirate’s Chance Cards game is a fun card game that is played to gain commodities and assets for the Pirate’s Chance game. Players can play it safe and quit the round while they’re ahead (keeping all their gained assets) or risk all and keep playing. Keep playing and either gain more assets and commodities or lose all assets with the draw of a Pirate card. The game can also be played as a stand- alone probability game.
There are a total of 306 Pirate Chance cards with 18 different pirates, 25 different assets and commodities, chance, obstacles and specialty cards. The 306 cards are divided into two digital card decks (The Ship deck and the Port deck). All materials are original and created with professional graphic design software. There are two probability spinners and six different digital pirate dice. A digital Treasure Chest is also included along with Asset Ledgers and an Island Dock Fees chart.
One of five games in the Pirate’s Chance Probability game series, Pirate Chance Cards Game is a basic, yet fun and addictive card game. The game gets kids acquainted with the concepts of risk and probability. Students also become familiar with the Pirate’s Chance assets, commodities, obstacles, rules and the game board.
Students will discover the probability of selecting assets and commodities and the risks of losing booty, while playing the Pirate Chance Cards game. Older students will calculate the probability of selecting commodities, assets and pirate specialty cards. For example, compare the probability frequencies of playing with 9 versus 18 pirate cards.
Common Core Math Standards
Statistics and Probability 6.SP
Develop understanding of statistical variability 6.SP.1, 6.SP.2.
Summarize and describe distributions 6.SP.5.a, 6.SP.5.c
Statistics and Probability 7.SP
Use random sampling to draw inferences about a population 7.SP.1, 7.SP.2
Draw informal comparative inferences about two populations 7.SP.3. 7.SP.4
Investigate chance processes and develop, use, and evaluate probability models 7.SP.5, 7.SP.6, 7.SP.7.b, 7.SP.8.a, 7.SP.8.b