# MERLOT Materials

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#### [Shiny App] Hierarchical Models

Hierarchical models are used when there is nesting of observational units in the data and variables are observed on... see more

#### [Shiny App] Heaped Distribution... [Shiny App] Heaped Distribution Estimation

Data often exhibit a heaped distribution in situations when there are either rounding or recall issues. Then, heaping is... see more

#### [Shiny App] Sampling Distributions of... [Shiny App] Sampling Distributions of Various Statistics

This app allows the user to draw repeated samples from a specified population shape (normal, left-skewed, right-skewed,... see more

#### [Shiny App] Random Variable... [Shiny App] Random Variable Generation

The Probability Integral Transform and the Accept-Reject Algorithm are two methods for generating a random variable with... see more

#### [Shiny App] Gambler's Ruin

The Gambler’s Ruin is a well-known problem that can be used to illustrate a variety of probability concepts. Two players... see more

#### [Shiny App] Longest Run of Heads or... [Shiny App] Longest Run of Heads or Tails

One popular class activity to help students understand chance behavior is to observe the runs of consecutive heads or... see more

#### [Shiny App] Chaos Game: Three... [Shiny App] Chaos Game: Three Dimensions

In the three dimensional version of the Chaos Game we start with a regular polyhedron and mark selected points which will... see more

#### [Shiny App] Chaos Game: Two... [Shiny App] Chaos Game: Two Dimensions

In the two dimensional version of the Chaos Game we start with a regular polygon and mark selected points which will... see more

#### [Shiny App] Testing Violation of the... [Shiny App] Testing Violation of the Constant Variance Condition for ANOVA

The ANOVA F-test is used to test for difference in means between groups, and requires the conditions of normality (or... see more

#### [Shiny App] Length/Coverage Optimal... [Shiny App] Length/Coverage Optimal (LCO) Confidence Intervals

In 2014, Schilling and Doi developed a binomial confidence interval procedure that produces coverage probabilities always... see more

#### [Shiny App] Correlation and... [Shiny App] Correlation and Regression Game

Correlation and regression are two closely related topics. Often they are taught to students at about the same time, thus... see more

#### Applet: Errors in Hypothesis Testing

This applet facilitates exploration of type I and type 2 errors and power in hypothesis testing.

#### Spousal Heights Applet

Students record the heights of male and female spouses. Students then use Excel to test for a correlation in heights of... see more

#### Leaf Photosynthesis Applet

Students record the rates of photosynthesis for leaves under different light intensities. Students then use Excel to fit... see more

#### Pupa Weight Applet

Students randomly sample male and female flour beetle pupa grown on three types of media and record the weight and sex of... see more

#### Finch Beaks Applet

Students randomly sample finches from six different islands and record depths of the birds' beaks. Students then use... see more

#### Blood Groups Applet

Students randomly sample individuals from three different ethnic groups and record their ABO blood types. Students then... see more

#### Vital Lung Capacity Applet

Students record vital lung capacity from spirometer charts before and after asthma patients use a bronchodilator.... see more

#### Tree Trunk Applet

Students randomly sample trees in a forest and record the tree trunk circumferences. Students then use Excel to fit a... see more

#### Pollen Collection Applet

Students collect air samples and record the number of pollen grains per sample. Students then use Excel to fit a Poisson... see more

#### Fishing Applet

Students randomly sample fish from a lake and record the length of each fish. Students then use Excel to compute measures... see more

#### Central Limit Theorem Simulator

This site helps with the discovery the Central Limit Theorem.  The user first picks a distribution:  Uniform, Skewed... see more

#### ANOVA applet

This applet displays boxplots of independent random samples drawn from 4 populations and an ANOVA table for the... see more

#### Statcato

Statcato is an open source Java based software for elementary statistics.  It includes just about every chart,... see more