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Finding statistics on the Web

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From: Marielouise (for Teacher2Teacher Service)
Date: Dec 06, 1998 at 13:19:39
Subject: Re: Finding statistics on the Web

I don't know the definitive answer to this problem but I can give you some suggestions. http://www.nctm.org/jrme/ JRME Online is the Web-based version of the Journal for Research in Mathematics Education. It is an official journal of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. The following came from a friend. I have not checked out any of it. Most of it looks like applicable However, I shall pass it along. WEB SITE ADDRESSES Statistics (for the most part)... and a few other perhaps-related sites. ===================== 1. http://it.stlawu.edu/~rlock/tise98/ Robin H. Lock, St.Lawrence Univ....good links 2. http://www.bbns.org/us/math/ap_stats/ BB&N School, Al Coon Lots of good material. 3. http://mathforum.org/epigone/apstat-l Discussion archives for AP Stat ListServe 4. http://www.stat.sc.edu/~west/javahtml/Regression.html (this allows you to place point and watch regression line move) 5. http://www.keypress.com/fathom/ Good source, incl. jokes, quotes. Denise Howald 6. http://www.kinkaid.org/~jburne/ Exams and review sets for AP Statistics. 7. http://www.nctm.org/jrme/info/SITES.HTM Journal for Research in Mathematics Education Links to organizations and sources. 8. http://www.uvm.edu/~dhowell/StatPages/StatHomePage.html David C. Howell's Statistical Home Page Links to data files, examples, lecture and lab ideas, WWW sites 9. http://www.stat.duke.edu/~box/sis/ Statistics in Sports Includes links to published articles dealing with sports statistics and journals with sports related articles 10. http://www.lib.umich.edu/libhome/Documents.center/stats.html University of Michigan Documents Center - Statistics Resources Links to data dealing with cost of living, agriculture, foreign trade, demographics, politics, environment, weather, and Government resources on the WWW 11. http://www.helsinki.fi/~jpuranen/links.html#tips A Few Links Related to Statistics Education 12. http://cq-pan.cqu.edu.au/schools/smad/hot_link.html Secondary School Mathematics Web Resources Links to Mathematics Associations, shareware, freeware Some good stat links 13. http://www.amstat.org/education/STN/ The Statistics Teacher Network A newsletter for teachers of statistics by American Statistical Association and National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 14. http://members.aol.com/johnp71/javastat.html Web Pages That Perform Statistical Calculations! Free software and links to other statistical pages 15. http://www.statsoft.com/textbook/stathome.html Lots of good summaries here. 16. http://www.graphpad.com/www/welcome.html This site has some good articles on topics such as regression, meaning of r^2, etc. Look under "Short Articles." 17. http://www.reed.edu/~jones/statistics.html Links here (primarily to professional organizations) 18. http://www.m-ms.com/ Info about M&M Chocolate Candies. Interesting only because these candies are often used as props in a statistics classroom. 19. http://smard.cqu.edu.au/Uploads/June_1998/index.html Note that the capitalizations in this web address are required. Page created for sharing projects (from AP Stat ListServe) 20. http://www.puzzlemaker.com/ Not necessarily statistical, but a fascinating and interesting page. Among many other things, you can create a word search puzzle 21. http://www.mathmistakes.com Mathematical mistakes glossary.... very interesting site. Lots of good stuff here. 22. http://dimacs.rutgers.edu/~sandsmit/ Home page of Sanderson M. Smith. Some good links. 23. http://www.ed.gov/stats.html A good source for statistical data. 24. http://www.libraryspot.com/ Many, many links to interesting sources. 25. http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/ NASA's Quest Project...a variety of sources than can be explored. 26. http://www.bestfares.com http://previewtravel.com These are sites that provide travel information, fares, etc. 27. http://www.nrich.maths.org.uk Offers extracurricular activities, articles, and ideas that can be used for math clubs. 28. http://kings.k12.ca.us/math/prob.and.stat.html Statistics lessons from Deborah Payne. 29. http://www.cbriansmith.com Internet Literacy site created by C. Brian Smith. 30. http://home.earthlink.net/~barnstormconsulting/pages/sites.htm (Below written by Cate history teacher, Jim Masker.) The address listed below contains links to sites used frequently by teachers. It's unclear how statistically significant the survey was, but the compiler of this site says, "I asked teachers about their favorite sites - the ones that they come back to again and again. The following list include the top sites from teachers across the country." 31. http://www.pitt.edu/~wpilib/statfaq/95varqn.html If you didn't catch Richard Ulrich's message on Degrees of Freedom, look at the message he referenced on his web site. At last an explanation which makes sense! (From John C. Chappelle) 32. http://www.seismo.unr.edu/ftp/pub/louie/class/100/magnitude.html There is a nice web-page on the Richter Scale. (From Daniel J. Teague) -Marielouise, for the Teacher2Teacher service

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