Solar panel statistical tests
In this activity, students will use t-tests and Anova tests to determine whether there is a statistically significant difference in the number of watts of power produced on individual solar panels situated at Bryn Mawr College.
A data set is provided, though students will be encouraged to collect their own data at the Bryn Mawr website.
It will build student skill in analyzing data in mechanisms designed to benefit society.
Students will gain practice in using statistics to demonstrate effectiveness.
Students will be encouraged to design an experiment to compare power from solar panel configurations.
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