In this lesson, students will practice data collection through simulation, performing estimation, and providing support for or against a claim.
Exploring the Sampling Distribution of the Sample Proportion with a Study of Fingerprint Types in the US
In this lesson, students will draw simple random samples; calculate sample proportions; construct histograms; and compare sampling distributions' shape, mean, and variability.
Beth Chance, Elsa Medina, and Jacquelyn Silverbush share a series of activities used with students in grades 4–6 to introduce statistical inference. The article is structured based on the amount of time to devote to the topic.
This investigation focuses on students conducting a comparative experiment to explore whether there are meaningful differences between the number of times people can write their name with their dominant hand and the number of times people can write their name with their non-dominant hand.
Kevin Reese’s department was asked by district administration to create a new math course that would help their most credit-deficient students fulfill their state-required three credits of math. Learn about the class Reese created.
After drawing simple random samples, students will calculate sample proportions; construct dotplots; and identify a population, parameter, sample, and statistic.