Activity
American Psychological Association

#### A Tasty Sample(r): Teaching about Sampling Using M&M’s

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Here's a sweet activity! As part of a study of psychological research methods and statistic gathering, individuals develop a hypothesis about the number of each color of M&Ms in a fun-size package. They then count the number of each...
Lesson Plan
American Statistical Association

#### The Gumball Machine

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Chew on an activity for probability. Given information on the number of gumballs in a gumball machine, scholars consider how likely it is to randomly draw a blue gumball and how many of each color they would draw in 10 trials if the...
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Flipped Math

#### Sampling Methods

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils watch a video to learn about different types of sample design and how to use technology to create a random sample. They discover different types of bias that may happen due to the sampling design or the questions. Learners use...
Assessment
Bowland

#### Counting Trees

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Let's find a way to determine how many there are. Given a diagram of trees on a plantation, pupils devise a way to estimate the number of old and new trees. Using their methods, learners create estimates for the number of the two types...
Activity
US Department of Commerce

#### Exploring Sampling Variability - Higher Education Attainment Across The United States

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
More education in statistics is always beneficial. Given cards that provide the proportion of adults with bachelor's degrees in 10 random US states, scholars individually determine the sample percentage of states in which more than 30...
Performance

#### Statistical Study

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Put your knowledge of sample surveys to good use. Pupils begin by conducting a survey of class members. They identify an appropriate topic and sampling technique; collect and organize their data; compute and analyze statistical measures;...
Performance

#### PHamily PHeud: An Exploration in Surveys

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Get to know the class much better. Scholars brainstorm a topic of interest and then design and conduct a class survey. Using the top responses, they create a game similar to Family Feud and take part in a class competition.
Lesson Plan
National Wildlife Federation

#### How Many Bison?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Math and science to the rescue! Some basic math concepts help scientists predict wildlife populations. Using tokens, groups simulate tagging a wildlife population. They then use proportions to estimate the population of the wildlife.
Interactive
Learning Games Lab

#### Water Sampling

For Students 9th - 12th
Scientific procedures ensure valid data and valid results. Use a water sampling interactive to teach learners the procedures for collecting water samples. The interactive takes users through the process step-by-step with notes of...
Interactive
Learning Games Lab

#### Bacteria Sampling

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars explore the procedure for bacteria sampling in a virtual lab by first walking through a detailed step-by-step procedure of preparing the samples of raw milk and pasteurized milk, growing the bacteria, and comparing results....
eBook
Rice University

#### Introductory Statistics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Statistically speaking, the content covers several grades. Featuring all of the statistics typically covered in a college-level Statistics course, the expansive content spans from sixth grade on up to high school. Material comes from a...
AP Test Prep
College Board

#### 2005 AP® Statistics Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th
Here's another great way to learn from the past. Released free-response questions provide a look into how concepts measured on the 2005 AP® Statistics Exam on Form B. Teachers and pupils review questions that cover concepts such as...
AP Test Prep
College Board

#### 2008 AP® Statistics Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
To know what is on the test would be great. The six free-response question from the second form of the 2008 AP® Statistics gives pupils an insight into the format and general content of the exam. Each question requires the test taker to...
AP Test Prep
College Board

#### 1998 AP® Statistics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Free-response questions form the 1998 AP® Statistics exam allow class members to analyze data from real-life situations. The situations include tracking defective parts, tracking butterflies, evaluating weed killers and determining...
AP Test Prep
College Board

#### 2005 AP® Statistics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
A little context will go a long way. The six released free-response questions from the 2005 exam, show how AP® Statistics uses context within their problems. Pupils use the questions to practice their statistics skills within real-world...
AP Test Prep
College Board

#### 2004 AP® Statistics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Provide some practice showing the work. Pupils work through six free-response questions that require them to show their work. They use their knowledge of statistics to develop solutions to problems within context. Scenarios range from...
AP Test Prep
College Board

#### 2008 AP® Statistics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Is your knowledge of statistics at an AP® level? Scholars try out the 2008 AP® Statistics free-response questions. The questions cover box plots, scatter plots, distributions, probability distributions, experiments, statistical tests,...
AP Test Prep
College Board

#### 2009 AP® Statistics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Preparing for a high-stakes test can be highly nerve-wracking, but understanding the test content and format helps ease the anxiety. The 2009 AP® Statistics free-response questions are available for reference. Several topics under...
AP Test Prep
College Board

#### 2010 AP® Statistics Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Form a good familiarity with the AP® test using Form B of the 2010 AP® Statistics free-response questions. Pupils use a test from a previous administration to prepare for their exams. A set of six questions assesses box plots,...
AP Test Prep
College Board

#### 2011 AP® Statistics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Familiarize yourself with the AP® exam by looking at past tests. A PDF file provides the 2011 AP® Statistics free-response questions. The questions include topics such as mean, standard deviation, conditional probability, sampling...
AP Test Prep
College Board

#### 2012 AP® Statistics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
There's no better way to prepare your class for the AP® test format than previous exams. Instructors and scholars use the 2012 AP® Statistics free-response questions to familiarize themselves with the test. Topics covered in the exam...
AP Test Prep
College Board

#### 2013 AP® Statistics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
AP® exams don't need to be shrouded in mystery. The 2013 AP® Statistics free-response questions are available for instructors to reference. It includes questions on mean, standard deviation, normal distribution, confidence intervals,...
AP Test Prep
College Board

#### Sampling Distributions

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
The validity of data depends on the strength of the sample. A collection of instruction and activities focuses on sampling distributions and the analysis of that data. Scholars learn about distribution tests such and Central Limit...
Unit Plan
Mathematics Vision Project

#### Module 8: Probability

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's probably a good idea to use the unit. Young mathematicians learn about conditional probability using Venn diagrams, tree diagrams, and two-way tables. They also take into consideration independence and the addition rules.