HSS-IC.A.1

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- HSS-IC.A.1Understand statistics as a process for making inferences about population parameters based on a random sample from that population.*
- HSS-IC.A.2Decide if a specified model is consistent with results from a given data-generating process, e.g., using simulation. For example, a model says a spinning coin falls heads up with probability 0. 5. Would a result of 5 tails in a row cause you to question the model?

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## HSS-IC.A.1

## Understand statistics as a process for making inferences about population parameters based on a random sample from that population.*

30 Lesson(s)

### What does the Bell Curve SOUND like?

Algebra II »
Unit: Statistics: Something for Everyone

Algebra II »
Unit: Statistics: Something for Everyone

Big Idea:

#### This lesson uses a microwave and popcorn to show the students what the Bell Curve SOUNDS like! Delicious and fun!

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Big Idea:

#### Liars, Darn Liars, and Statisticians…but stats don’t really lie, they’re just easily manipulated.

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### An Introduction to Histograms

Algebra II »
Unit: Statistics: Something for Everyone

Algebra II »
Unit: Statistics: Something for Everyone

Big Idea:

#### Welcome to elementary histograms!

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### A-Mazing Inferential and Descriptive Statistics!

Algebra II »
Unit: Statistics: Something for Everyone

Algebra II »
Unit: Statistics: Something for Everyone

Big Idea:

#### This is an A-Mazing opportunity for the students to learn about descriptive and inferential statistics!

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### Using Excel to Create a Histogram

Algebra II »
Unit: Statistics: Something for Everyone

Algebra II »
Unit: Statistics: Something for Everyone

Big Idea:

#### Technology + Data = 21st Century skills!

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Big Idea:

#### Play Jeopardy to fill those odd days before break or during homecoming week with meaningful mathematical activities like this Jeopardy game.

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HSN-CN.A.1
HSN-CN.A.2
HSA-SSE.A.2
HSA-CED.A.1
HSA-CED.A.2
HSA-CED.A.3
HSA-CED.A.4
HSA-REI.A.2
HSA-REI.D.11
HSF-IF.B.4
HSF-IF.B.5
HSF-IF.B.6
HSF-IF.C.7
HSF-IF.C.8
HSF-BF.B.3
HSF-BF.B.4
HSF-LE.A.4
HSF-TF.A.1
HSF-TF.A.2
HSF-TF.B.5
HSF-TF.C.8
HSS-ID.A.4
HSS-IC.A.1
HSS-IC.A.2
HSS-IC.B.3
HSS-IC.B.4
HSS-IC.B.5
HSS-IC.B.6
HSS-MD.B.6
HSS-MD.B.7
MP1
MP2
MP6

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### Statistical Studies

Algebra II »
Unit: Modeling Data with Statistics and Probability

Algebra II »
Unit: Modeling Data with Statistics and Probability

Big Idea:

#### Class generated scenarios provide the context for discussions about statistical population, sample, and type of study.

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Big Idea:

#### Too much data! Too many numbers! Use a frequency distribution to find the mean.

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Big Idea:

#### What's normal, anyway? How does being normal have anything to do with mathematics?

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### Statistics Gone Bad

Algebra II »
Unit: Modeling Data with Statistics and Probability

Algebra II »
Unit: Modeling Data with Statistics and Probability

Big Idea:

#### No one likes to be tricked. Students explore the methods used in statistics to trick people.

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### A New Way To Measure Spread- Standard Deviation

Algebra II »
Unit: Modeling Data with Statistics and Probability

Algebra II »
Unit: Modeling Data with Statistics and Probability

Big Idea:

#### Students move away from quartiles as a measure of spread and develop an intuitive approach to standard deviation.

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### Flipping Coins and Exponential Decay

12th Grade Math »
Unit: Statistics: Using Probability to Make Decisions

12th Grade Math »
Unit: Statistics: Using Probability to Make Decisions

Big Idea:

#### Sometimes running multiple trials can help us get a better idea of what we don't know. Other times, multiple trials can help us get real data that is closer to what we expected in the first place.

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Big Idea:

#### You want me to subtract and square how many numbers?!? Make the process of managing data less crazy using a frequency distribution.

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Big Idea:

#### Did they really get it? What do you need to continue to build? This assessment helps you identify each student's strengths and weaknesses.

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### Statistics Performance Assessment

Algebra II »
Unit: Modeling Data with Statistics and Probability

Algebra II »
Unit: Modeling Data with Statistics and Probability

Big Idea:

#### This unit assessment includes both a quiz and a performance task looking at the occurrence of cheating with cellphones in a mathematics class room.

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