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The Marble Experiment

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Students determine, by examining a graph, if a data set has a positive or negative correlation coefficient.
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Roll the Dice

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Students compute sample spaces for coin flips, find the various probabilities associated, and graph the probabilities using the calculator.
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Are There Any Seats Left

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This activity allows students to use a simulation to understand why airline companies routinely overbook flights.
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Breathtaking Scatter Plots

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In this activity, students will gather data by recording estimates of how long they think they can hold their breath and the actual amount of time. Then, they will create scatter plots and box plots to analyze the data.

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Drawing Conclusions

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This activity introduces students to the concept of collecting and analyzing data and using conjectures to formulate new questions.
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Regressions of Olympic Proportions

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Students use the Manual-Fit and Linear Regression commands to find lines of best fit to model Olympic data.
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Statistical Plots

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This activity gives students an opportunity to select and create the most appropriate graph to represent a given data set.
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Box Plots and Histograms

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Students create and explore a box plot and histogram for a data set. They then compare the two data displays by viewing them together and use the comparison to draw conclusions about the data.
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We Have the Same Birthday

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In this activity, students use simulations to answer a popular question involving probabilities. They will use the randInt and mean commands to determine the average number of people that need to be in a room to share a birthday.
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Working Hard or Hardly Working?

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Students analyze univariate and bivariate data.
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