These questions involve p-values and statistical significance. The student examines the definition of p-value, and why it is a natural and useful method of distinguishing the long-range truth about a population from a coincidence or fluke.
Before the Activity
Download the attached LearningCheck™ file to students' calculators.
During the Activity
This LearningCheck™ appvar can be sent to your class using TI-Navigator™.
After the Activity
Review student results
As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
Re-teach concepts as necessary