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Data and Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Calculator 
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How class interval size influences the look and interpretation of histograms.
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Data and Story Library

Data and Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
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Teachers use examples to illustrate statistics concepts. A good example can make a lesson on a particular statistics method vivid and relevant. DASL is designed to help teachers locate and identify da...
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Snapshots

Data and Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
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"Snapshots" of various statistics and poll results, in news, money, sports, and life sections.
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Links to Data

Data and Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Fathom 
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Key Curriculum Press has organized an area with links to data sets for use with their Fathom software. They are listed under these headings:

Collecting Data (Amsco Integra...

Data and Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
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This minilesson explains statistics and data, including how to collect numerical data to carry out a statistical study.
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The Histogram (Amsco Integrate...

Displaying with Graphs (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
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This minilesson explains histograms and how to draw them.
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Data Games: Markov

Data and Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
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Students play Roshambo against the evil Dr. Markov. If they win, they can save a captive dog. Students can improve their odds of winning by analyzing data in a twoway frequency table and recognizing ...
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Math911

Data and Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
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Tutorial feebased software for PCs that must be downloaded to the user's computer. It covers topics from prealgebra through precalculus, including trigonometry and some statistics. The software pos...
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Quantitative Environmental Lit...

Data and Distributions (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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Lots of realworld data, with descriptions of environmental and mathematical implications; stored in a variety of formats for easy download. Catalogued by mathematical topic and by environmental topi...
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Simplesim

Data and Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
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Simplesim is suited for modelling of nonanalytic relations in systems which are causal in the sense that different courses of events interact in a way that is difficult to see and understand. Exam...
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Statcato

Data and Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
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Statcato is a free Java software application developed for elementary statistical computations. Statcato has two main windows: Log, where outputs of computations are displayed; and Datasheet, which co...
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I See Graphs

Data and Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Computer Algebra System 
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This downloadable software designed by a teacher generates problems suitable for courses in Algebra I, Algebra II, Trigonometry, Probability and Statistics, and 3D graphing. It also creates graphs ...
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MedMed

LeastSquares Regression (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Excel 
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Excel file to accompany an activity in which students construct a medianmedian line for a data set with an outlier. Includes data and colorcoded boxes for formula and discussion entry.
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Random Triangles for Discoveri...

Scatterplots (Probability & Statistics) 
Fathom 
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Paul Myers created this demonstration as he was designing a Fathom project for Discovering Geometry. It shows when a triangle can be formed from the pieces after two random cuts are made in a 2...
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Frequency Diagrams

Displaying with Graphs (Probability & Statistics) 
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This tool introduces students to histograms, frequency polygons and stemandleaf diagrams.
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Furbles

Displaying with Graphs (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Flash 
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Furbles are fun and engaging creatures for use on interactive whiteboards with students of all ages. They were originally designed for statistics, probability and logic to teach students about char...
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Matching Formulas to Data Appl...

Data and Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
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In this applet the user can enter any number of points and any family of functions that contains up to four constants. The constants can be then changed dynamically at a press of an arrow. That allows...
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Mean and Median

Displaying with Graphs (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Flash 
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This flash allows the student to load and modify six existing datasets. The flash calculates the mean, median, and quartiles, and plots a histogram. Students are encouraged to examine the effects of...
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Measures of Spread

Displaying with Graphs (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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Students can load, modify, and plot histograms for six datasets, as well as compute the mean, median, interquartile range, and standard deviation. They can observe the effects of altering the dataset...
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Median and Quartiles

Data and Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
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Investigate averages with this height graph: line the people up by height, mark the quartiles, and use the yellow boxes to read off the heights for lower and upper quartiles, and the median.
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Spinning Spinners

Data and Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
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Select from seven different sets of spinners and set the desired number of spins. The two spinners selected can be spun up to 1 million times. The scores are counted and a bar graph displays the data.
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Standard Deviation Calculator

Normal Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
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Students often experience difficulty with the concepts of variance and standard deviation. This tool presents these concepts both visually and interactively. It provides an example using a given five ...
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Bar Charts

Displaying with Graphs (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Create a bar chart showing quantities or percentages by labeling columns and clicking on values.
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Best Quadratic

LeastSquares Regression (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
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This applet produces a least squares fit of a quadratic function to a set of data points which you generate by clicking the mouse at selected points in the drawing canvas.
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Box Model

Displaying with Graphs (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Using this virtual manipulative you may: add data points to the draw box; simulate random draws from a box; compare actual draws with probability
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