A practical experiment where students taste and rate two different brands of cola and do a statistical analysis of the results with an emphasis on creating and comparing box plots.
Before the Activity
Read through the attached activity sheet. Copy sections of the activity sheet for students to complete. Ensure students are competent with data collection processes and entering data onto the TI-83/84 calculators.
During the Activity
Follow the instructions in the worksheet to collect the data using students as the judges.
After the Activity
Complete part 2 of the activity - analysis of supplied data to draw conclusions.