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201 resources with the concept correlation

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Exploring Energy: Designing a Brighter Future

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Coal soot and gas fumes, smog and pollution, acid rain and nuclear radiation may become passe as scientists search for innovative, sustainable energy sources. Engage young environmentalists in the quest with a collection of resources...
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Heart Rate and Exercise: Is There a Correlation?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Does exercise cause heart rates to be different? Given data regarding the number of hours of exercise per week and heart rates, pupils determine the correlation between the two. The data includes two types of heart rates to associate...
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Pic Me!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Finally! Math and Instagram have come together to discuss the correlation between likes and followers. High schoolers can't help but want to discover what makes one account more popular than another by developing a line of best fit and...
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Guidance Counselors: Working with Scatter Plots

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Scatter plots are a great way to connect data with a visual model. Learners look at wages earned depending on education level and determine if there is a correlation between the two. The worksheet includes short answers they must discuss...
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Correlation of Variables by Graphing

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Middle and high schoolers use a spreadsheet to graph data. In this graphing lesson, learners determine how two parameters are correlated. They create a scatter plot graph using a computer spreadsheet.
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Graphs and More

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Young statisticians create and interpret various types of graphs from data gathered. The focus here is on interpreting the data and drawing appropriate conclusions. Box-and-whisker plots, frequency distributions, scatterplots, and lines...
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Just the Facts

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Statisticians work with a partner to design their own study, collect and analyze data, and present it to the class. To begin the lesson plan, they create a set of data that meet each criteria point provided. then they evaluate data,...
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How Dense is Salt Water?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young schoolers explore the concept of linear regression. They determine the mass and density of salt water. Pupils add salt to water and record the density as salinity increases, and perform a linear regression on the data to model the...
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Connecting Scatter Plots and Correlation Coefficients Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewCollect a variety of bivariate data. Groups determine sets of data that would provide a positive, negative, and no correlation. Team members gather their data through out the week. Scholars plot the data and determine the relationship...
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At the Gas Pump

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewGiven the price of crude oil, gasoline, and diesel for the past several years, pupils plot the data to determine whether a correlation exists. Learners determine a regression line and predict the price of gasoline and diesel in the...
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Introductory Statistics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Statistically speaking, the content covers several grades. Featuring all of the statistics typically covered in a college-level Statistics course, the expansive content spans from sixth grade on up to high school. Material comes from a...
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Least-Squares Regression

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Less is best when looking at residuals. Scholars use an interactive to informally fit a linear regression line to data on a scatter plot. The interactive provides a correct best fit line with residuals and correlation coefficient to...
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2000 AP® Psychology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
The New York City police chief wants to know if teens commit more crimes after watching violent television shows. What kind of study helps answer the question? Learners must describe a successful study. They also examine the...
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2013 AP® Psychology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
A school district is trying to get its learners to read more, but what is the best way to motivate them? A scenario investigates whether the district should use pizza coupons to encourage literacy. Other practice questions from College...
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AP® Psychology: Teaching Statistics and Research Methodology

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Psychologists use statistics? Scholars investigate the research behind the methodology of statistical analysis. Using hands-on practice, case-studies, and scatterplots, they complete various tasks to understand the very roots of high...
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Gestation and Longevity

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Is the gestation length of an animal a predictor of the average life expectancy of that animal? Learners analyze similar data for more than 50 different animals. They choose a data display and draw conclusions from their graphs.
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The Heat is On: Cause and Effect and Climate

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
The higher the number of letters in the final word for the National Spelling Bee, the higher the number of people killed by venomous spiders. Obviously, those two facts correlate, but no causation exists. Scholars view data based on...
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EllipSeeIt: Visualizing Strength and Direction of Correlation

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Seeing is believing. Given several bivariate data sets, learners make scatter plots using the online SeeIt program to visualize the correlation. To get a more complete picture of the topic, they research their own data set and perform an...
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Scatter Graphs: Correlation

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
How does understanding correlate with instruction? A systematic lesson describes the different types of correlation as well as how to determine the strength of the correlation. After watching the video, learners complete practice...
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Scatter Graphs

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
No scatter brains here—only graphs! A thorough video lesson begins by describing the process of plotting data to create a scatter plot. The instructor goes on to explain how to draw a line of best fit and then use it to make some...
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Correlation Coefficient

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Of course, there might be a correlation! Young mathematicians investigate several different data sets, create scatter plots, and determine any correlation. They consider whether a causation exists between any of the variables in question.
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Correlation Doesn't Equal Causation: Crash Course Statistics #8

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
There's likely a strong correlation between watching the video and learning about causation. Scholars hear about different types of correlation and correlation coefficients through the informative YouTube video. They also see how...
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Least Squares Linear Regression in R

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The task? Determine the how effective hospitals are at reducing the rate of hospital-acquired infections. The method? Data analysis! Using an open source software program, individuals use provided data and create scatterplots to look for...
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Climate Change Impacts

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Turn up the heat! Young mathematicians develop models to represent different climates and collect temperature data. They analyze the data with regression and residual applications. Using that information, they make conclusions about...