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Students explore averages by completing a data analysis activity. In this bell curve lesson, students measure different food items and plot their measurements on a X and Y axis. Students create bell curves around the average weight or length of the specific food item and explain averages occur in all types of statistics.
3rd - 5th Math 3 Views 5 Downloads
The Bell Curve
Learners explore the concept of the bell curve. In this bell curve instructional activity, students discuss the controversy associated with the bell curve. Learners use an applet to explore a normal distribution. Students discuss mean, median, mode, and standard deviation in relation to skewness using an applet.
9th - 12th Math 5 Views 32 Downloads
Expected Value of Binomial Distribution
After watching Sal lead up to the finer points of probability in the previous videos, students get a chance to see him grapple with some truly complex problems. He shows viewers how to see these problems as "intuitive" by giving the answer first, and then demonstrating how he arrived there.
17 mins 7th - 11th Math 3 Views 6 Downloads
Average Orange ID: 10280
Young scholars investigate normal probability distribution. In this Algebra II/Statistics and Probability instructional activity, students explore the area under the normal curve between various x-values and determine what percent of the area lies within 1, 2, and 3 standard deviations of the mean.
11th - 12th Math 3 Views 23 Downloads
Statisticians investigate normal distribution in this lesson as they examine the area under a normal curve and use a model to find what percent of the area lies within 1,2, and 3 standard deviations of the mean. Using the TI-Nspire, they investigate an application of the normal distribution relating to the weight of each orange in a crop.
10th - 12th Math 3 Views 37 Downloads
Self-Fulfilling Prophecy in African American Students: Exploring African American Achievers
Fifth graders are introduced to ways to increase their self-esteem. As a class, they share their specific talents under three categories. In groups, they use the internet to research the lives of various African Americans making sure to note their struggles and behaviors.
5th 21st Century Skills 5 Views 25 Downloads
The Statistical Nature of Test Data
Students investigate the properties of various metals. They conduct an experiment and gather the data by putting into the proper statistical graphs. The data is analyzed and conclusions are formed according to the properties of the metals.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Cruise Conditions Graphing & Statistics
Young scholars monitor weather conditions for an eighteen day period at a specific location. The temperature of both air and water is taken and the mean, median, and mode calculated. Differences between the highest and lowest recordings are made.
8th - 10th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
What does $29,000,000 buy you?
You have been hired by a local newspaper to analyze the salaries for baseball players. How would you describe the data including the shape, center, and spread in the context of the problem? Interpret the differences including possible effects of outliers.
8th - 12th Math 12 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Outdoor Action Leadership & Group Dynamics Workshop
Students practice tools of observation and action to become a more effective leaders and facilitators. They engage in group exercises, one-on-one, and journal writing. In addition, they create base groups that to experience group development and process.
12th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 11 Views 66 Downloads
Carbohydrates-Simple and Complex
Grain products are staple foods and sources of simple and complex carbohydrates that provide energy for the body. Define simple and complex carbohydrates Identify function and sources of simple and complex carbohydrates Describe how carbohydrates ar
All All 11 Views 29 Downloads
Binomial Distribution 2
Using graphs and colorful annotations, Sal makes probability a thrill to behold in this video about binomial distribution. He takes students through additional practice so that they can "get the hang of the binomial distribution" before he begins to teach about normal distribution.
11 mins 8th - 11th Math 3 Views 11 Downloads
Suited for Space
A fantastic lesson on survival in outer space should excite your learners! Pupils explore the challenges that living, working, and surviving in space elicit. They focus on the spacesuit itself; how it protects astronauts, and enables them to meet the challenges of being in space.
5th - 8th Science 31 Views 127 Downloads