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211 resources with the concept correlation

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Danger! – An Analysis of the Death Toll of Natural Disasters

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Decipher the danger of natural disasters. Using researched data, scholars work in groups to create data displays on the number of deaths from different types of natural disasters. They share their graphical representations with the class...
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Mathematical Modeling: Lessons 2-3

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Not all functions are created equal. Pupils apply regression analysis using polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic functions to investigate the relationship between variables and to decide which function would be best to model the...
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Mathematical Modeling: Lesson 1

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Will more deer result in more big game licenses? Scholars first research data on the number of deer and the number of big game licenses in Virginia between 1990 to 2009. They apply polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic regression to...
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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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Heights and Weights

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Height is dependent on weight—or is it the other way around? Given data from a physicians handbook, individuals compare the height and weight of males and females at different areas. They calculate differences and ratios to assist with...
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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...
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Key Terms Traffic Lights

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How much does your class know about psychology? What about empirical evidence? If they could use some time to learn the essentials of psychology, use a quick reference sheet to note what they know before the test, after the unit, and at...
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Snakes in the Everglades

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The Burmese python is on the loose ... and he's hungry! Illustrate the differences between causative and correlative relationships through an inquiry lesson. Pupils examine several sources of information to determine if there is a...
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Regression

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How good is the fit? Using an interactive, classmates create a scatter plot of bivariate data and fit their own lines of best fit. The applet allows pupils to display the regression line along with the correlation coefficient. As a final...
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How Technology Can Make My Life Easier When

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Just how does this all correlate? Building upon the knowledge of associations, the lesson introduces the correlation coefficient, R, to the class. Teams of pupils collect two measurements and graph them on a scatter plot. They estimate...
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Height vs. Shoe Size

For Teachers 9th Standards
Does getting taller lead to larger feet? A lesson provides an opportunity for the class to explore causal relationships. Using the shoe size and height of class members, pupils learn about correlation and estimates of the correlation...
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Hand Me Your Data

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is it possible to predict your height based upon another measurement? Teachers introduce the instructional activity by comparing shoe size to height and finding the line of best fit. The class gathers data about their hand sizes and plot...