This activity provides an opportunity to collect data from the internet, and perform data analysis employing capabilities of the TI-83/84.
Before the Activity
Download the attached activity: Introduction, Teacher Notes, and Student Work-sheet. Review mean, median, histograms and box plots.
During the Activity
Discuss data collection and review expectations for the analysis assignment.
After the Activity
Students present and discuss results and conclusions. Discuss art and science of hypothesis testing and opinion polls.