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Explaining Seismic Hazard Probabilities part of Examples
This activity asks students to explain earthquake hazard probabilities to a lay audience of citizens, government officials and others.
Computer Security with Windows XP part of Examples
Class in America--2008 part of Examples
This is a writing assignment for first-year composition. Students have a sample essay that uses statistics and case studies as evidence. Students are asked to use statistics persuasively.
Creating and Reading Two-Way Tables - Pendulum and Sobriety Testing part of Examples
This activity involves students actively to create and understand two-way tables.
Introducing Introductory Psychology Students to Quantitative Analysis part of Examples
An assignment that involves introductory psychology students in the analysis a data set on personality traits and their relationship to measures of happiness and well-being.
Demographic Data in Community Assessment part of Examples
As part of a community assessment, students research demographic data for a local community. The data of the community are compared to the state and the US. This information is used to help identify needs in the community.
How to Teach to be Statistically Literate part of Examples
Finding Your 'Perfect Partner': Evaluating matchmaker profiles usings ratings and cutoff methods part of Examples
In this activity, students informally explore how the rating systems might be set up in a simple setting which uses the "profile" of eight candidates who have responded to an online dating service. The activity also employs the cut-off method as another decision making method on the same problem.
Final Quantitative Reasoning Project: Planning a Sesquicentennial Celebration part of Examples
This final project gives students the opportunity to apply unit conversions, geometry, estimation, and personal finance modeling in one cohesive, real world analysis.
The Science of Sugaring part of Examples