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National Library of Virtual... National Library of Virtual Manipulatives: Scatterplot

An interactive scatterplot applet that allows users to put in their own data that is part of a large collection of... see more

Binomial Distribution

This tutorial is designed to give students practice in calculating basic probabilities using the binomial distribution.... see more

Buffon's Needle

This applet provides a simulation of Buffon's Needle experiement.  A needle of length 1 being dropped at random on a... see more

Confidence Intervals

This applet generates confidence intervals for means.  Users can set the confidence level to .8, .9, .95, or .99 and can... see more

Histogram Applet

This applet is designed to teach students how bin widths (or the number of bins) affect a histogram. The histogram is for... see more

Making Sense of Understanding: The... Making Sense of Understanding: The Three Doors of Serendip

A discussion of what is meant by "understanding" using a simulation of the "Monty Hall" or "Three Doors" problem to... see more

Maximum Likelihood

This resource introduces maximum likelihood estimation and provides several applets to illustrate this concept.

This site contains an interactive applet illustarting Monty Hall problem as well as a page describing the history of... see more

Sampling from a Real Estate Database

This document is an assignment which gives students practice in sampling through the use of an online real estate... see more

Statistics in Schools

The U.S. Census Bureau Statistics in Schools program provides resourcs for teaching and learning with real life data. The... see more

VassarStats: Website for Statistical... VassarStats: Website for Statistical Computation

This website is a useful and user-friendly tool for performing statistical computation. Each of the links will show an... see more

Probability/Statis... Probability/Statistics Object Library

The Probability/Statistics Object Library is a virtual library of objects for use by teachers and students of probability... see more

ANOVA Simulation

Instructions appear on the first tab of the Excel file. The two worksheets that follow enable instructors to demonstrate... see more

Type I and Type II Errors - Making... Type I and Type II Errors - Making Mistakes in the Justice System

This webpage uses the criminal trials in the US Justice system to illustrate hypothesis testing. An applet allows the... see more

An Introduction to Statistical Power

This tutorial illustrates the relationship between statistical power and four features of the test situation. An applet... see more

Histogram Explorer

Histogram Explorer is a tool for understanding histograms and their statistics

Inference for Means Activity

This activity enables students to learn about confidence intervals and hypothesis tests for a population mean. It focuses... see more

Measures of Central Tendency &... Measures of Central Tendency & Outliers

Share with your students why the presence of an outlier affects which measure of central tendency to report.  Feel free... see more

Practice Classifying Statistics... Practice Classifying Statistics Problems

On this site, students can practice classifying statistics problems.  They first click to check the statistical methods... see more

Reese's Pieces Samples

This applet allows users to simulate sampling from a bag of Reese's Pieces.  The computer keeps track of each sample and... see more

Risk Analysis Teaching and Learning... Risk Analysis Teaching and Learning Website

Contains a variety of materials for environmental, health, and technological risk analysis teachers and students. Thes... see more

Simulating Binomial Distribution

This applet simulates drawing samples from a binomial distribution.  Users set the population proportion, sample size,... see more

Statistics Online Computational... Statistics Online Computational Resource (SOCR)

This site contains an elaborate collection of online, interactive and dynamic tutorials, demonstrations and tools for... see more

Normal Approximation to the Binomial... Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution

This Java applet demonstrates the use of a normal distribution to approximate a binomial distribution. Correction for... see more