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Exploring Normal Distributions

Normal Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Fathom 
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Suppose you have a population of normally distributed values with a known mean and standard deviation. When you sample, you will get a new mean and standard deviation, different from those of the popu...
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Exploring Normal Distributions

Normal Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Fathom 
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Suppose you have a population of normally distributed values with a known mean and standard deviation. When you sample, you will get a new mean and standard deviation, different from those of the popu...
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How Random!

Normal Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
TINspire 
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In this activity, students use simulations and graphs to explore the commonsense notion that repeatedly ﬂipping a coin results in “heads up” about half of the time. First, students simulate an...
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What's Normal, Anyway?

Normal Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
TINspire 
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In this activity, students explore the normal distribution and several of its most interesting properties. First, they use a histogram of data from a binomial experiment to examine the general shape o...
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Was Leonardo Correct? (continu...

Normal Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Fathom 
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This activity builds on “LeastSquares Lines and Correlation – Was Leonardo Correct?” from Exploring Statistics with Fathom, which examines the accuracy of various ideal ratios between body ...
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Bell Curve

Normal Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Introduces the normal distribution and looks at the bell curve controversy.
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Bell Curve Revisited Discussio...

Normal Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Calculator 
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Finishes up the discussion of the book as well as exploring individual differences versus group expected values.
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Normal Distribution and the Be...

Normal Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Calculator 
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An introduction to the normal distribution and the debate over the 1994 book, "The Bell Curve."
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Standard Deviation Dialogue

Normal Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Calculator 
Support Material 

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Introduces standard deviaton and describes how to compute it.
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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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Interactive Distributions

Normal Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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This resource contains the largest collection of interactive distributions which is available on the Internet. The SOCR Distribution resource allows manual manipulations of density functions, calculat...
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Introduction to Probability Mo...

Normal Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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In the following applet, the sample histogram for the random variable X, the sum of the values showing on the dice, is plotted. The red plot shows the expected number of occurences of X, calculated as...
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Quincunx

Normal Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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A quincunx board starts with 1 pin on the frist row, 2 pins on the second rows, 3 pins on the third row, and so on. Multiple balls are then dropped onto the top pin. As the balls fall to the bottom, t...
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Standard Normal Distribution

Normal Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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This application is designed to enhance your understanding of standard scores, areas under the normal curve, and probability as applied to inferential statisitics. With this application you can: scal...
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Dice Sums

Normal Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Predict how often the sums of two dice occur after 100 rolls.
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