# Descriptive Statistics Teacher Resources

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#### Algebra I Unit 4: Descriptive Statistics

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Four lessons on descriptive statistics comprise the Algebra 1, Unit 4 module. The unit begins with young mathematicians learning how to calculate the mean, median, mode, range, and standard deviation of data sets. They progress to...
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Virginia Department of Education

#### Exploring Statistics

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Collect and analyze data to find out something interesting about classmates. Groups devise a statistical question and collect data from their group members. Individuals then create a display of their data and calculate descriptive...
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#### Statistics: Decisions Through Data: Unit 1 What Is Statistics

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Introduce your class to the value and practical applications of statistics. This is the first unit in a series completely focused on describing the three main activities involved with statistics. This video provides an overview of data...
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Statistics Education Web

#### Saga of Survival (Using Data about Donner Party to Illustrate Descriptive Statistics)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What did gender have to do with the survival rates of the Donner Party? Using comparative box plots, classes compare the ages of the survivors and nonsurvivors. Using the same method, individuals make conclusions about the gender and...
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#### The Shape of Data: Distributions: Crash Course Statistics #7

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Keep your knowledge of distributions in shape. An informative YouTube video describes how to analyze data using the shape of the data distribution. The seventh installment of the Crash Course Statistics series looks at normal...
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Crash Course

#### Intro to Big Data: Crash Course Statistics #38

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What makes data big? The 38th installment in the series Crash Course Statistics provides a definition of big data and its origins. It shows various methods and resources on how to collect big data and how companies use big data for a...
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#### 2002 AP® Statistics Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Develop a deeper understanding of statistics. The six released free-response items from the 2002 AP® Statistics Form B involve several concepts that are currently in the regular statistics standards. Teachers see how AP® assessed the...
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#### 2006 AP® Statistics Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th
Test a significant review of statistical questions. The resource provides pupils and teachers with insight into the way the exam assesses statistical concepts. Half of the released questions from the 2006 AP® Statistics Form B questions...
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#### 2003 AP® Statistics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Hypothetically, knowing the structure of a test should help. Pupils use the released free-response questions from the 2003 AP® Statistics exam to become aware of the structure of questions on the test. Half the questions in the set...
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Virginia Department of Education

#### Analyzing and Interpreting Statistics

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Use measures of variance to compare and analyze data sets. Pupils match histograms of data sets to their respective statistical measures. They then use calculated statistics to further analyze groups of data and use the results to make...
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#### Random Statistics

For Students 7th - 8th
Seventh and eighth graders solve and complete 20 various types of short answer problems. First, they write a brief description of themselves including those as stated. Then, learners categorize the type of sampling used in various...
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#### Capture/Recapture

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use proportions to estimate the size of populations. They describe the data with using a graph or table of the estimate. Students use descriptive statistics to calculate mean, median, and mode. They also compare and contrast an...
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#### Big Data Problems: Crash Course Statistics #39

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The big, the bad, and the ugly of data. The resource picks up from the description of big data and discusses the possible problems. Using examples, the 39th video in the series of Crash Course statistics explains how some use big data...
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Los Angeles Unified School District

#### Statistical Measurements

For Students 6th Standards
What was your age the first time you lost a tooth, broke a bone, or learned to ride a bike? Young mathematicians choose a set of data to examine with an educational lesson on statistical measurements. After they collect data and...
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Mathematics Vision Project

#### Module 8: Statistics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What does it mean to be normal in the world of statistics? Pupils first explore the meaning of a normal distribution in the eight-lesson module. They then apply the statistics related to normal distributions such as mean, standard...
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#### Sampling Methods and Bias with Surveys: Crash Course Statistics #10

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How many of you found the video to be useful? Young statisticians learn about surveys in the 10th installment of the Crash Course Statistics playlist. An informative video describes different sampling methods and possible sources of bias.
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#### 1998 AP® Statistics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Free-response questions form the 1998 AP® Statistics exam allow class members to analyze data from real-life situations. The situations include tracking defective parts, tracking butterflies, evaluating weed killers and determining...
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College Board

#### 2005 AP® Statistics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
A little context will go a long way. The six released free-response questions from the 2005 exam, show how AP® Statistics uses context within their problems. Pupils use the questions to practice their statistics skills within real-world...
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College Board

#### 2007 AP® Statistics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Knowing the questions ahead of time should be beneficial. Free-response questions released from the 2007 AP® Statistics tests provide teachers and pupils insight into the types of questions on the exam. The six open-ended questions show...
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College Board

#### 2001 AP® Statistics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Develop a complete understanding of the course. Pupils and teachers use the six free-response questions to gather information about aspects of the AP® Statistics course. The resource and test section show how items cover the content. A...
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#### Descriptive Attributes

For Teachers 4th - 8th
There is more to descriptive writing that just adjectives. Try out this model to help your writers develop their work. The presentation is designed for teachers and provides student writing samples as well as an exercise to practice...
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#### Did Voters Turn Out -- or Are They Turned Off?

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
What was the voter turnout at your last state election? Examine voter turnout statistics from the most recent election to learn which ten states have the best turnout record. This instructional activity offers election data, handouts,...
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#### Raisin the Statistical Roof

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Use a box of raisins to help introduce the concept of data analysis. Learners collect, analyze and display their data using a variety of methods. The included worksheet takes them through a step-by-step analysis process and graphing.
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#### Statistics for Science

For Students 9th - 12th
A scientific video first describes the idea of Big Data and its importance to realm of science. It goes on to describe sample size, mean, median, range, and degrees of freedom.