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2004 Asian Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster Project part of Cooperative Learning:Examples
Students are employees of a unit of the United Nations responsible for coordinating disaster relief after a major disaster (the 2004 Asian Earthquake and Tsunami) occurs. The agency needs to understand the ...
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Determining the Geologic History of Rocks from a Gravel Deposit part of Cooperative Learning:Examples
Gravels deposited as a result of continental glaciation are used to teach introductorylevel earthscience students the application of the scientific method in a cooperative learning mode which utilizes handson, ...
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ProblemBased Learning: UV Menace part of Cooperative Learning:Examples
Students work as a team to determine the causes, effects, and solutions to ozone depletion. They work out what they need to know, and split the team up to research different parts of the issue. 
How well can hand size predict height? part of Cooperative Learning:Examples
This activity is deigned to introduce the concepts of bivariate relationships. It is one of the handson activities of the ‘realtime online handson activities’. Students collect their own ...
Statistics and Error Rates in Death Penalty Cases part of Cooperative Learning:Examples

Nature of the chisquare distribution part of Cooperative Learning:Examples
Explaining the chisquare and F distributions in terms of the behavior of variables constructed by generating random samples of normal variates and summing the sqaures of the values. 
Histogram Sorting Using Cooperative Learning part of Cooperative Learning:Examples
Intended as an early lesson in an introductory statistics course, this lesson uses cooperative learning methods to introduce distributions. Students develop awareness of the different versions of particular shapes ...
Body Measures: Exploring Distributions and Graphs Using Cooperative Learning part of Cooperative Learning:Examples
This lesson is intended as an early lesson in an introductory statistics course. The lesson introduces distributions, and the idea that distributions help us understand central tendencies and variability. ...
Understanding the standard deviation: What makes it larger or smaller? part of Cooperative Learning:Examples
Using cooperative learning methods, this activity helps students develop a better intuitive understanding of what is meant by variability in statistics. 
Where Do I Begin? Using ThinkPairShare to Initiate the Problem Solving Process part of Cooperative Learning:Examples
This exercise uses the ThinkPairShare technique to initiate the problemsolving process. It focuses on a common first step in economic problem solving: identifying relevant and irrelevant information. 