Crash Course: Statistics #7 - Distribution
Crash Course

When collecting data to make observations about the world it usually just isn’t possible to collect ALL THE DATA.

Mathalicious: Golden Gatekeepers
Mathalicious

In this lesson, students use frequency tables and conditional probability to explore Simpson’s Paradox and try to settle the discrimination case once and for all.

youcubed: World Wealth (9-12)
youcubed (Stanford University)

In this activity students will experience mathematics as a powerful tool for understanding the world and making sense of data.

youcubed: What’s Going On Outside Your Window? (K-12)
youcubed (Stanford University)

This activity encourages students of all ages to take a deeper look at a familiar view: right outside their window.

youcubed: Leo The Rabbit (3-12)
youcubed (Stanford University)

This problem asks how many ways can a bunny called Leo can hop up 10 steps but, perhaps surprisingly, there is much to explore in this question!

Real World Math: Project Based Learning - Typhoon Project
Real World Math

Included is an example of how Google Earth can be used to graph historic events, such as a typhoon or hurricane.

Illuminations: Freckle Face
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

This lesson initiates the development of skills in collecting and recording data.

Illuminations: The Eyes Have It
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

Students collect data about the eye color of class members.

Illuminations: Multiple Patterns
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

Students explore patterns which involve doubling.

Illuminations: National Population Projections
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

In this activity, students examine the United States Census Bureau Web site to investigate population projections from 1990-2100.

Illuminations: State Population Projections
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

In this activity, students  examine the United States Census Bureau Web site to investigate projections of the total population of states from 1995-2025.

Illuminations: Eye to Eye
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

Students learn to pose mathematical questions about themselves and their surroundings through class.