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This St. Patrick’s Day, your fifth grader probably isn’t going to fall for those “leprechaun gold” surprises that worked so well in kindergarten. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have some fun—and math learning—on this holiday. In fact, it just so happens that “luck” is not just a folk idea. It is a math question, too! In fifth grade and beyond, one important strand in math standards is a fancy word for luck—“probability.” The concept is a building block for later work in a variety of math and science fields, and now’s a great time to start getting comfortable with it. So here’s a discovery game that puts some “luck” to the test: