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Exploring Sunspots

Checking Assumptions (Probability & Statistics) 
Excel 
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In this activity, students will analyze historical sunspot data and discuss the cyclic pattern in the data. Students will analyze scientific data demonstrating a periodic cycle, interpret a graph of t...
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Interpreting Data of AlcoholR...

Checking Assumptions (Probability & Statistics) 
Fathom 
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In this activity students are given data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on the number of alcoholrelated accidents in Washington DC and are asked to graph, interpret, and a...
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The Correlation Between Shoe S...

Checking Assumptions (Probability & Statistics) 
Fathom 
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In this lesson, students will fit the line through the data, show and define the residuals on the graph, find the leastsquares regression line make a prediction based on the model, and discuss the ap...
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Cast Your Vote

Estimating with Confidence (Probability & Statistics) 
Computer 
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This interactive lesson on survey results... students answers a survey, then reads lessons about margin of error and confidence level; references are wellexplained, and external links are provided.
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Airstrike

Estimating with Confidence (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
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Activity simulates the planning of an airstrike mission on a facility defended by surfacetoair missiles (SAM's). Students are asked to determine the minimum number of aircraft needed to destroy the...
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Furbles

Estimating with Confidence (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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Statistics Applet

Estimating with Confidence (Probability & Statistics) 
JavaScript 
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Enter up to thirty pieces of data and have this applet calculate the sample mean, standard deviation, and confidence interval for the sample mean. Also, read a brief explanation of the mathematics in...
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Fifty Fathoms: Statistics Demo...

Inference (Probability & Statistics) 
Fathom 
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Fifty Fathoms is a collection of fifty demonstrations that try to get at some of the tough ideas in an introductory statistics course. The book comes with a CDROM of Fathom Dynamic Statistics ...
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Probability by surprise

Inference (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Great collection of java applets that allow students to discover probability through experiments. It also includes all course notes from a Stanford Stats course. Applets include "The Birthday Proble...
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Counting Event Occurrences in ...

Inference (Probability & Statistics) 
TI83/TI84 
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It is common in Monte Carlo statistical simulations to have the need to count the frequency of the occurrence of a particular event in a list of outcomes. Here is a really nice way to accomplish that ...
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Probability and Geometry

Inference (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Students learn about how probability can be represented using geometry.
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Probability and Sports

Inference (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Considers probability concepts on the basis of statistics in professional sports.
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Tree Diagrams and Probability

Inference (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Introduces the concept of tree diagrams as a way to compute probability of a multistep event.
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Data and Story Library

Inference (Probability & Statistics) 
Computer 
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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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Simplesim

Inference (Probability & Statistics) 
Computer 
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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

Inference (Probability & Statistics) 
Computer 
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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

Inference (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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Type 1 and Type 2 Errors

Inference (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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This explanation of Type 1 and Type 2 errors in hypothesis testing uses a criminal justice context; a builtin applet illustrates the relationship among significance level, power of the test, and prob...
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Statistics Table Calculator

Inference (Probability & Statistics) 
JavaScript 
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This is a statistics table calculator that allows you to compute probabilities from zscores and tscores and vice versa. There is also a chisquared calculator. It's much faster and more accurate tha...
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powerOne^{TM} Graph v4

Inference (Probability & Statistics) 
Palm OS 
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powerOne(r) Graph supports computation & graphing in the mathematics classroom. The following tasks can be done with this software on a handheld computer including: 
Strategies for the Prevention ...

Inference and Models (Probability & Statistics) 
JavaScript 
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Simulation of the spread of influenza in a day care, an office building, and a city. Variable parameters include population size, vaccination, quarantine, rates of survival, and more.
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Exploring Sunspots

Inference and Predictions (Probability & Statistics) 
Excel 
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In this activity, students will analyze historical sunspot data and discuss the cyclic pattern in the data. Students will analyze scientific data demonstrating a periodic cycle, interpret a graph of t...
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Sunspots and Geomagnetic Distu...

Inference and Predictions (Probability & Statistics) 
Excel 
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In this activity, students will analyze two sets of scientific data and discuss possible relationships between them. Students will compare two data sets demonstrating periodic cycles, compare the cycl...
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The Correlation Between Shoe S...

Inference and Predictions (Probability & Statistics) 
Fathom 
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In this lesson, students will fit the line through the data, show and define the residuals on the graph, find the leastsquares regression line make a prediction based on the model, and discuss the ap...
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Type 1 and Type 2 Errors

Inference as a Decision (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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This applet demonstrates Type I and Type II errors, as well as the power of the test, in onesided hypothesis testing.
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