(Grades 6–12+) Originally published in February 2017, this lesson focuses on correlation as a way of measuring the strength and direction of a linear association between two numerical variables.
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(Grades 9-12+) Originally published November 2015, this lesson engages students in an exploration activity and a class discussion. After completing this lesson, students will be able to determine when events are mutually exclusive, and then use the Addition Principle to calculate the probability of mutually exclusive and non-mutually exclusive events.
(Grades 9-12+) Originally published in May 2014, students will have the opportunity to collect and explore real data using two brands of fortune cookies.
(Grades 6-12+) Originally published in May 2014, this lesson has two goals: have students generate data and calculate descriptive statistics to describe the distribution of a sample drawn from a random process and compare trials from different experiments and use them to make some judgment about the underlying processes.
(Grades 9-12+) Originally published in October 2016, this lesson introduces students to bootstrapping methods for making inferences about a population parameter using a randomly selected sample from the population.