Reflection: Student Led Inquiry Unit Assessment: One-Variable Statistics - Section 1: Unit Assessment: One Variable Statistics


Statistics presents numerous opportunities for students to self-direct and pursue mathematics that is interesting to them. Several websites like Statistic Brain ( are clearinghouses for statistical data presented as lists of fun and interesting facts. Encourage students to explore some links that interest them and ask a statistical question. They can use the time after the unit test to research and identify something that is personally intriguing to them. Then you can either create an assignment or offer extra credit for a poster project that uses the skills learned in class to present, analyze, and answer their own statistical questions. Just make sure you require them have their questions pre-approved by you!

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Unit Assessment: One-Variable Statistics

Unit 6: Statistics: Single-Variable
Lesson 13 of 13

Objective: SWBAT demonstrate the ability to describe one-variable data sets, apply the normal model, simulation to establish statistical significance, and develop a confidence interval using repeated sampling.

Big Idea: One-variable distributions can be used to infer unknown characteristics of populations.

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Statistics, Math, Statistical methods, histograms, box plots, outlier (Stats), percentiles, Statistical Inference, confidence intervals, Margin of Error, Algebra 2, box and whisker plots, standard deviation, normal distribution, Dot Plot, population percentages, statistical model, statistical significance
  90 minutes
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