# MERLOT Materials

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#### Inference for Proportions Activity

This activity provides practice for constructing confidence intervals and performing hypothesis tests. In addition, it... see more

#### Inferences about the Means Activity

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

#### Observational Studies and Experiments... Observational Studies and Experiments Activity

This activity will allow students to learn the difference between observational studies and experiments, with emphasis on... see more

#### Categorical Data Activity

This activity will allow students to familiarize themselves with technology and its use in calculating marginal,... see more

#### Race and Changing Household Structure

The textbook for this course discusses cross-cultural variations in household structure, as well as changes across time... see more

#### Immigration in the United States

In this module you will explore some of the impacts of this immigration by examining the characteristics of the... see more

#### Count the F's: Why a Sample instead... Count the F's: Why a Sample instead of a Census?

This interactive lecture activity, created by Carolyn Cuff of Westminster College, motivates the need for sampling. "Why... see more

#### Psychic Test

This activity, created by Webster West of Texas A&M Univesity, illustrates the convergence of long run relative frequency... see more

#### Using an Applet to Demonstrate... Using an Applet to Demonstrate Sampling Distributions of Regression Coefficients

This visualization activity combines student data collection with the use of an applet to enhance the understanding of... see more

#### Correlation Guessing Game

In this game activity, students match correlation values with plots generated by the applet. Competition in this game... see more

#### Simulating Size and Power Using a... Simulating Size and Power Using a 10-Sided Die

This group activity illustrates the concepts of size and power of a test through simulation. Students simulate binomial... see more

#### How Well Can Hand Size Predict... How Well Can Hand Size Predict Height?

This activity uses student's own data to introduce bivariate relationship using hand size to predict height. Students... see more

#### Nature of the Chi-Square Distribution

In this activity, students learn the true nature of the chi-square and F distributions in lecture notes (PowerPoint file)... see more

#### Understanding the Standard Deviation:... Understanding the Standard Deviation: What Makes it Larger or Smaller?

Using cooperative learning methods, this activity helps students develop a better intuitive understanding of what is... see more

#### Body Measures: Exploring... Body Measures: Exploring Distributions and Graphs Using Cooperative Learning

Using cooperative learning methods, this lesson introduces distributions for univariate data, emphasizing how... see more

#### Independent Samples t-Test: Chips... Independent Samples t-Test: Chips AhoyÂ® vs. Supermarket Brand

In this hands-on activity, created by Dex Whittinghill of Rowan University, students count the number of chips in cookies... see more

#### Using Your Hair to Understand... Using Your Hair to Understand Descriptive Statistics

The purpose of this activity is to enhance students' understanding of various descriptive measures. In particular, by... see more

#### A Duck's Story - Introducing the Idea... A Duck's Story - Introducing the Idea of Testing (Statistical) Hypotheses

Created by Edith Seier of East Tennessee State University, this lesson by means of a simple story and a worksheet with... see more

#### Investigating the Modernity of the... Investigating the Modernity of the University Library

This activity makes use of a campus-based resource to develop a "capstone" project for a survey sampling course. Students... see more

#### Using an Applet to Demonstrate a... Using an Applet to Demonstrate a Sampling Distribution

This in-class demonstration combines real world data collection with the use of the applet to enhance the understanding... see more

#### Influence of Outliers on Correlation

This activity begins with an instructor demonstration followed by a student out-of-class assignment. Students will... see more

#### Instructors Notes for the... Instructors Notes for the t-Distribution Activity

The t-distribution activity is a student-based in-class activity to illustrate the conceptual reason for the... see more

#### Rational Number Project: Fraction... Rational Number Project: Fraction Operations and Initial Decimal Ideas

Twenty-eight lesson plans make up this research-based fourth- through sixth-grade fraction and decimal curriculum,... see more

#### Rational Number Project: Initial... Rational Number Project: Initial Fraction Ideas

Twenty-eight lesson plans make up this research-based fourth and fifth grade fraction curriculum. It includes a teacher... see more