Testing a Claim
case study
Do You Have a Fever?
Sometimes when youre sick, your forehead feels really warm. You might have a fever. How can you find
out whether you do? By taking your temperature, of course. But what temperature should the thermometer
sho
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Chapter 8: Estimating with Confidence
Section 8.1
Confidence Intervals: The Basics
The Practice of Statistics, 4th edition For AP*
STARNES, YATES, MOORE
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Chapter 8
Estimating with Confidence
8.1
Confidence Intervals: The Basics
8.2
Estimating a Popul
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Illicit Use of Prescription ADHD Medications on a College Campus:
A Multi-Methodological Approach
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Alan D. DeSantis, Elizabeth Webb, & Seth Noar
University of Kentucky
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(Accepted for publication in the Journal of American College Health)
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Chapter 10: Comparing Two Populations or Groups
Section 10.1
Comparing Two Proportions
What if we want to compare the effectiveness of
Treatment 1 and Treatment 2 in a completely
randomized experiment? This time, the parameters p1
and p2 that we want to c
Consider making the following changes to the 4-step process in Chapters 9-12:
Emphasize the evidence vs. convincing evidence framework to help students understand the purpose and
interpretation of the P-value.
STATE: After stating hypotheses, ask student
Chapter 10: Comparing Two Populations or Groups
Section 10.2
Comparing Two Means
In the previous section, we developed methods for comparing two proportions.
What if we want to compare the mean of some quantitative variable for the
individuals in Populati
Chapter 10: Comparing Two Populations or
Groups
Section 10.2
Comparing Two Means
In the previous section, we developed methods for comparing two proportions.
What if we want to compare the mean of some quantitative variable for the
individuals in Populati
This list is from another school, so
not all the options or comments
apply to us. It is intended to help
students find ideas.
SeniorProjectTopicList
Heresalistofsomeprojectideastohelpyouthinkaboutanddecideonyourownproject.Youareencouragedto
comeupwithorig
The Practice of Statistics 10.1 examples
Yummy Goldfish! (page 615)
Describing the sampling distribution of
p 1 p 2
Your teacher brings two bags of colored goldfish crackers to class. Bag 1 has 25% red crackers and Bag 2 has 35% red
crackers. Each bag con
APES
A Green Light for CFLs?
Read the article and answer the questions below;
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What are some of the reasons that Alessandro first wanted to buy a CFL instead of an incandescent bulb?
Explain why Judy is not in favor of CFLs.
Explain Carmelas
APES
Reading Guide: Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
1. What were some aspects of Rachel Carsons career besides writing Silent Spring?
2. Describe the different reactions that Silent Spring received after it was published in The New Yorker.
A Fable for Tomo
APES
Bingham Mine:
Part 1: http:/www.youtube.com/watch?v=IEL7Vwm1PXU
Part 2: http:/www.youtube.com/watch?v=ye8xcEOJuzQ
1. Where is the Bingham mine?
2. What is mined there?
3. How much copper has been mined there since 1906?
4. What are some of the useful
*Please complete the following tasks*
1. Research the following Nuclear Disasters and record some notes: (Make sure to cite your
sources videos are great)
a. 3 Mile Island 1979
b. Chernobyl 1986
c. Fukushima Daiichi 2011
*Make sure that you take some deta
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Things to know for midterm:
Resources: Perpetual, Renewable, Nonrenewable
Population Growth: Developing vs Developed Countries
Calculate: Doubling time and Growth rate
Point and non-point source pollution
I = PxAxT
The Scientific Method
Laws of Therm
AP Statistics Fall Project (2015-2016)
BIAS IN SURVEYS
The Purpose: To investigate how bias can affect the results of a survey.
The Project: You will design and carry out an experiment about surveys and report your results. -The
project must be done in gr
APES
Go to the following website and watch the video on Water Resources. Then answer the questions below.
Introduction to Water Resources: http:/www.learner.org/courses/envsci/unit/text.php?unit=8&secNum=1
Questions:
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Energy Units Background Information
USCS: United States Customary System
vs. SI: System International
Symbol
M
k
h
da
d
c
m
Prefix
Mega
kilo
hecto
deka
deci
centi
milli
micro
Energy Units
1 Newton = 1 kg-m/s2
1 calorie = 4.186 joules
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Chapter 9 Vocabulary
Term
Parameter
Statistic
Mean of a Population
Mean of a Sample
Sampling Variability
Population proportion
Sample proportion
Sampling Distribution
Bias
Unbiased statistic/
Unbiased estimator
Variability of a Statistic
Sampling Distribu
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Lab: Groundwater
Introduction:
Class Set
An aquifer is an underground layer of water-bearing permeable rock or unconsolidated material from which water can be
extracted. An aquifer is often underlain by an aquiclude. An aquiclude is a layer of rock u