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Beer Consumption Demographics

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Fathom 
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This activity on beer consumption explores the idea that 20to24yearolds account for variations over time in amount of beer consumed.
The data for this activity is included with Fathom...
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Beer Consumption Demographics ...

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Fathom 
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This activity (in French) on beer consumption explores the idea that 20to24yearolds account for variations over time in amount of beer consumed.
The data for this activity is included...
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Education Level and Smoking

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Fathom 
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An activity looking at the relationship between education level and smoking courtesy of Joel Yan of Statistics Canada. There are instructions for downloading from StatCan, or use the Fathom file wi...
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Educational Attainment and Inc...

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Fathom 
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An activity using the ESTAT web site’s access to census data, looking at the correlation between educational attainment and income.
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Educational Attainment and Inc...

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Fathom 
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An activity (French version) using the ESTAT web site’s access to census data, looking at the correlation between educational attainment and income.
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Exploring Relationships betwee...

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Fathom 
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What are the advantages of staying in school? From time to time, students wonder whether their academic efforts will be useful to them in the long term. Students will attempt to determine if there ...
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Linear Languages: Ontario's Mo...

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Fathom 
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This activity involves looking at the numbers of speakers of English, French, and (the ubiquitous category) Other Languages in each area of Ontario, Canada. Can you predict relationships between to...
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L’utilisation des Technologies...

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Fathom 
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This (French version) is from a Technology Use dataset in Fathom which contains 82 attributes for 1,000 randomly selected Canadians of 15 and over. The data were extracted from the General Social S...
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Quadratic Power Baby Boom Acti...

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Fathom 
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This activity shows the steps for transferring births data from Statistics Canada's huge ESTAT database into Fathom and fitting a quadratic curve for the baby boom time period.
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Technology Use in Canada: Who ...

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Fathom 
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This is from a Technology Use dataset in Fathom which contains 82 attributes for 1,000 randomly selected Canadians of 15 and over. The data were extracted from the General Social Survey cycle 14 on...
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Technology Use in Canada: Who ...

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Fathom 
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This is from a Technology Use dataset in Fathom which contains 82 attributes for 1,000 randomly selected Canadians of 15 and over. The data were extracted from the General Social Survey cycle 14 on...
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Youth Survey

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Fathom 
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This activity involves looking at the results of the Canadian National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth (NLSCY), which asked Canadians ages 10 to 13 about their attitudes toward and experi...
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Youth Survey (French version)

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Fathom 
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This activity (in French) involves looking at the results of the Canadian National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth (NLSCY), which asked Canadians ages 10 to 13 about their attitudes towar...
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Central Limit Theorem Activity

Designing Samples (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
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This activity represents a very general demonstration of the effects of the Central Limit Theorem (CLT). The activity is based on the SOCR Sampling Distribution CLT Experiment and provides the capabil...
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Forest Fires and Percolation

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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This activity explains and helps students understand probability and chaos by having them work with the Blaze applet.
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Probability by surprise

Samples and Experiments (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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Random Number Generation

Designing Samples (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
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This activity describes the need, the general methods and the SOCR utilities for random number generation and simulation. SOCR Modeler allows interactive sampling from any SOCR Distribution. The simu...
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Mathematica and the Birthday P...

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Mathematica 
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This explains how to use Mathematica to do Monte Carlo simulations of the Birthday Probability problem. (If there are N people in a room, what is the probability that two of them share a birthday?)
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Wait for a Date

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
Sketchpad 
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Students use Sketchpad to simulate a probability problem and then calculate a precise probability by reasoning about their model. The link to the activity itself is to a zip file that contains bo...
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Exploring the Birthday Paradox...

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
TI Calculator 
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This lesson plan presents an activity which demonstrates the birthday paradox, using it as a springboard into a unit on probability. Explanation on the difficulty with probability; Use of the TI83 gr...
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Counting Event Occurrences in ...

Simulating Experiments (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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Exploring Mathematics with the...

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
TI83/TI84 
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This book includes activities that ask students to predict the results of the planned simulation. Students will carry out numerous trials of the simulation using the Probability Simulation Applicat...
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Sampling without Replacement

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
TI83/TI84 
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A common area of probability experiments is related to "shuffling" the order of a set, or sampling from a set without replacement. In the Ti82/83 series calculator, both can be done with a similar ap...
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How Random!

Simulating Experiments (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?

Simulating Experiments (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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