HSS-IC.A.1

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

 
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What does the Bell Curve SOUND like?

Algebra II » Unit: Statistics: Something for Everyone
Algebra II » Unit: Statistics: Something for Everyone
Jarod Hammel
Huntington, IN
Environment: Suburban
 
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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Intro to Stats

Algebra II » Unit: Statistics
Algebra II » Unit: Statistics
Merrie Rampy
Craigmont, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

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

 
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people on globe
   

An Introduction to Histograms

Algebra II » Unit: Statistics: Something for Everyone
Algebra II » Unit: Statistics: Something for Everyone
Jarod Hammel
Huntington, IN
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Welcome to elementary histograms!

 
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histogram
   

A-Mazing Inferential and Descriptive Statistics!

Algebra II » Unit: Statistics: Something for Everyone
Algebra II » Unit: Statistics: Something for Everyone
Jarod Hammel
Huntington, IN
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

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

 
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maze
   

Using Excel to Create a Histogram

Algebra II » Unit: Statistics: Something for Everyone
Algebra II » Unit: Statistics: Something for Everyone
Jarod Hammel
Huntington, IN
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Technology + Data = 21st Century skills!

 
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histogram
   

Statistical Studies

Algebra II » Unit: Modeling Data with Statistics and Probability
Algebra II » Unit: Modeling Data with Statistics and Probability
Amelia Jamison
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

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

 
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In the Middle

Algebra II » Unit: Statistics
Algebra II » Unit: Statistics
Merrie Rampy
Craigmont, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

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

 
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middle
   

What's Normal

Algebra II » Unit: Statistics
Algebra II » Unit: Statistics
Merrie Rampy
Craigmont, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

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

 
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normal curves
   

Statistics Gone Bad

Algebra II » Unit: Modeling Data with Statistics and Probability
Algebra II » Unit: Modeling Data with Statistics and Probability
Amelia Jamison
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
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
Amelia Jamison
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
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
James Dunseith
Worcester, MA
Environment: Urban
 
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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u4 l2 pennies
   

How's Your Spread

Algebra II » Unit: Statistics
Algebra II » Unit: Statistics
Merrie Rampy
Craigmont, ID
Environment: Rural
 
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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spread
   

Stats Assessment

Algebra II » Unit: Statistics
Algebra II » Unit: Statistics
Merrie Rampy
Craigmont, ID
Environment: Rural
 
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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testing
   

Statistics Performance Assessment

Algebra II » Unit: Modeling Data with Statistics and Probability
Algebra II » Unit: Modeling Data with Statistics and Probability
Amelia Jamison
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
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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Common Core Math
 
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