# MERLOT Materials

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#### 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

#### Bayesian Calculator

This page, created by Michael H. Birnbaum of Fullerton University, uses Bayes' Theorem to calculate the probability of a... see more

#### Internal Validity Tutorial

This tutorial, by David Polson of Athabasca University, introduces 9 sources of threat to internal validity in Part 1 and... see more

#### Can You Beat Randomness: The Lottery... Can You Beat Randomness: The Lottery Game

This is the description and instructions for the Can You Beat Randomness? : The Lottery Game applet. It is a simulation... see more

#### The Self-Avoiding Random Walk

This site provides the description and instructions for as well as the link to "The Self-Avoiding Random Walk" applet. In... see more

#### The Anthill and Molecular Motion

This website, created by Paul Trunfio and Gary McGath of Boston University's Center for Polymer Studies, provides the... see more

#### The Two-Dimensional Random Walk

This is the description and instructions for the Two-Dimensional Random Walk applet. This applet, presented by Boston... see more

#### Mathematical Statistics

Created by Richard Dudley of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, this lesson, Mathematical Statistics, is a... see more

#### Statistics for Applications

Dmitry Panchenko of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is an undergraduate course in Statistics for Applications.... see more

#### Linear Regression and Best Fit

This lesson, created by Amar Patel of the University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign, introduces simple linear regression... see more