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- HSS-IC.A.1Understand statistics as a process for making inferences about population parameters based on a random sample from that population.*
- HSS-IC.A.2Decide if a specified model is consistent with results from a given data-generating process, e.g., using simulation. For example, a model says a spinning coin falls heads up with probability 0. 5. Would a result of 5 tails in a row cause you to question the model?

What does the Bell Curve SOUND like?

Algebra II

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Statistics: Something for Everyone

Big Idea:This lesson uses a microwave and popcorn to show the students what the Bell Curve SOUNDS like! Delicious and fun!

Intro to Stats

Algebra II

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Statistics

Big Idea:Liars, Darn Liars, and Statisticians…but stats don’t really lie, they’re just easily manipulated.

An Introduction to Histograms

Algebra II

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Statistics: Something for Everyone

Big Idea:Welcome to elementary histograms!

A-Mazing Inferential and Descriptive Statistics!

Algebra II

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Statistics: Something for Everyone

Big Idea:This is an A-Mazing opportunity for the students to learn about descriptive and inferential statistics!

Using Excel to Create a Histogram

Algebra II

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Statistics: Something for Everyone

Big Idea:Technology + Data = 21st Century skills!

Algebra II Jeopardy

Algebra II

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Games

Big Idea:Play Jeopardy to fill those odd days before break or during homecoming week with meaningful mathematical activities like this Jeopardy game.

Statistical Studies

Algebra II

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Modeling Data with Statistics and Probability

Big Idea:Class generated scenarios provide the context for discussions about statistical population, sample, and type of study.

In the Middle

Algebra II

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Statistics

Big Idea: Too much data! Too many numbers! Use a frequency distribution to find the mean.

What's Normal

Algebra II

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Statistics

Big Idea:What's normal, anyway? How does being normal have anything to do with mathematics?

Statistics Gone Bad

Algebra II

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Modeling Data with Statistics and Probability

Big Idea:No one likes to be tricked. Students explore the methods used in statistics to trick people.

A New Way To Measure Spread- Standard Deviation

Algebra II

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Modeling Data with Statistics and Probability

Big Idea:Students move away from quartiles as a measure of spread and develop an intuitive approach to standard deviation.

Flipping Coins and Exponential Decay

12th Grade Math

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Statistics: Using Probability to Make Decisions

Big Idea:Sometimes running multiple trials can help us get a better idea of what we don't know. Other times, multiple trials can help us get real data that is closer to what we expected in the first place.

How's Your Spread

Algebra II

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Statistics

Big Idea:You want me to subtract and square how many numbers?!? Make the process of managing data less crazy using a frequency distribution.

Statistics Performance Assessment

Algebra II

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Modeling Data with Statistics and Probability

Big Idea:This unit assessment includes both a quiz and a performance task looking at the occurrence of cheating with cellphones in a mathematics class room.

Stats Assessment

Algebra II

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Statistics

Big Idea:Did they really get it? What do you need to continue to build? This assessment helps you identify each student's strengths and weaknesses.

HSS-IC.A.1

Understand statistics as a process for making inferences about population parameters based on a random sample from that population.*

HSS-IC.A.2

Decide if a specified model is consistent with results from a given data-generating process, e.g., using simulation. For example, a model says a spinning coin falls heads up with probability 0. 5. Would a result of 5 tails in a row cause you to question the model?