Applying Statistics to Nano-Circuit Dimensions in Fabrication

Do flexible circuits change dimensions during fabrication? Groups use GeoGebra software to measure the length of pictures of flexible nano-circuits. To determine if the circuits change dimensions, future engineers use Microsoft Excel to perform hypothesis testing on the data.

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CCSS: Designed
NGSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Conduct a cross-curricular activity with the technology and math departments
Classroom Considerations

  • The activity is intended for the last few weeks of the AP Statistics course
  • Individuals should have access to Microsoft Excel and GeoGebra
Pros

  • Provides a variety of worksheets in both Word and PDF form
  • Includes a list of additional multimedia and troubleshooting tips
Cons

  • Definition list is very similar to the one given in the associated lesson
Common Core

NGSS