In this lesson, students explore nonlinear regression models to explain fish weight by using fish length. They will use both transformation of the response variable and polynomial regression.
When 2020 pitched its curveball at educators, one of the largest challenges we faced was finding equitable, meaningful assessments that could be delivered remotely. In other words, could we write exam questions we thought students would find authentic and still allow us to feel confident we were learning about students’ individual achievements?
The Sampling Bag Task showcases important statistical ideas, encourages conjecture and statistical argument, and illustrates the complexity and promise of seemingly simple tasks to generate productive discourse and expand understanding of statistical ideas.
The ability to read, write, and evaluate statistical arguments are crucial to the development of statistical literacy. Here are some tools for facilitating that development.
In this module, students will develop, analyze, and redesign population projection models using past and present population totals by age groups to estimate future population estimates of various countries.