Exploring Whether a Difference Is a Meaningful Difference
Tim Jacobbe, Southern Methodist University; Chris Franklin, University of Georgia; Gary Kader, Appalachian State University; Kaycie Maddox, Northeast Georgia Regional Educational Service Agency
Overview of Lesson
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. This lesson explores what might be considered a meaningful difference when comparing two groups.