Using Standard Deviation, part 2
Young scholars explain and learn the practical application of standard deviation. They compare cities in the U.S. and discover whether cities closer to the ocean have more consistent temperatures. Useful resources are given.
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Interpreting the Standard Deviation
Does standard deviation work for non-symmetrical distributions, and what does it mean? Through the use of examples, high schoolers determine the standard deviation of a variety of distributions and interpret its meaning. Problems require...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Close to the Crossbar with Standard Deviation
Who is more accurate, boys or girls? Scholars kick a ball in a goal and record makes and misses. They then analyze the data using standard deviation and variance. Their final task is to make a comparison between the data from boys and...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
How to Calculate Margin of Error and Standard Deviation
Examine the relationship between the standard deviation and margin of error with a video that begins by calculating the margin of errors given different standard deviations. Through the calculations, learners recognize that increasing...
7 mins 11th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Using Math to Analyze Data
No one wants to be average, so mathematicians use the term mean instead of average. The video explains how to calculate the mean, how to calculate the percent error, and why this information is important. Finally, the video considers the...
4 mins 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
How to Calculate Standard Deviation and Variance
What if math teachers are really pirates and they want us to find x so they can get the buried treasure? A short video explains how to calculate standard deviation and variance with a step-by-step guided practice problem. The formula is...
5 mins 10th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding the Concept of Standard Deviation
It's getting hot out there! The last installment of an 11-part Math in Science video series, standard deviation and normal distributions to analyze data. Viewers learn how to apply this method to temperature data from past decades to...
4 mins 9th - 12th Math
Computing Probabilities for the Standard Normal Distribution: The FDA and Food Safety
To recall or not to recall, that is the question. Using provided data, pupils calculate the percent of people that may fall ill on average. The scholars determine the standard deviation based upon the mean and the empirical rule, then...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable