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#### Statistical Applets: Central Limit... Statistical Applets: Central Limit Theorem Sample Mean

Created by authors Duckworth, McCabe, Moore and Sclove for the W.H. Freeman Co., this applet is designed to help students... see more

#### Statistical Applets: One Variable... Statistical Applets: One Variable Statistical Calculator

This applet graphs histograms and stemplots. It additionally calculates measures of center and measures of spread for... see more

#### Star Library: Which Paper Towel is... Star Library: Which Paper Towel is More Absorbent?

This group activity focuses on conducting an experiment to determine which of two brands of paper towels are more... see more

#### Star Library: What Makes the Standard... Star Library: What Makes the Standard Deviation Larger or Smaller?

The activity is designed to help students develop a better intuitive understanding of what is meant by variability in... see more

#### Star Library: Counting Eights: A... Star Library: Counting Eights: A First Activity in the Study and Interpretation of Probability

Students explore the definition and interpretations of the probability of an event by investigating the long run... see more

#### Star Library: Breaking the Code -- A... Star Library: Breaking the Code -- A Graphical Exploration Using Bar Charts

The Caesar Shift is a translation of the alphabet; for example, a five-letter shift would code the letter a as f, b as g,... see more

#### Star Library: What is the... Star Library: What is the Significance of a Kiss?

This article describes an interactive activity illustrating general properties of hypothesis testing and hypothesis tests... see more

#### Star Library: What is the Shelf... Star Library: What is the Shelf Life?

The Food and Drug Administration requires pharmaceutical companies to establish a shelf life for all new drug products... see more

#### Star Library: The Role of... Star Library: The Role of Probability in Discrimination Cases

An important objective in hiring is to ensure diversity in the workforce. The race or gender of individuals hired by an... see more

#### Star Library: Simulating Size and... Star Library: 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

#### Star Library: Sampling Distributions... Star Library: Sampling Distributions of the Sample Mean and Sample Proportion

In these activities designed to introduce sampling distributions and the Central Limit Theorem, students generate several... see more

#### Star Library: Regression - Residuals... Star Library: Regression - Residuals - Why?

Residual plots and other diagnostics are important to deciding whether or not linear regression is appropriate for a set... see more

#### Star Library: Rectangularity

Created by faculty at Grand Valley State University, this article describes an interactive activity illustrating sampling... see more

#### Star Library: Random Rendezvous

This activity leads students to appreciate the usefulness of simulations for approximating probabilities. It also... see more

#### Star Library: Histogram Sorting

Created by Joan Garfield of the University of Minnesota, this activity provides students with 24 histograms representing... see more

#### Star Library: An Unusual Episode

Created by Mary Richardson of Grand Valley State University, this article describes an activity that illustrates... see more

#### Standardizing

This page, created by Statisical Literacy.com, contains a short article on Simpson'Â€Â™s Paradox with an example of how... see more

#### Standard Error of the Difference... Standard Error of the Difference Between the Means of Two Samples

Richard Lowry of Vassar College has created this page to display the sampling distribution and the standard error of the... see more

#### Standard Deviation

This resource, by journalist Robert Niles, defines and explains standard deviation and the normal distribution. Graphs... see more

#### SPSS Tutorial for t-tests.

This tutorial, created by Laura Little of the University of Washington, exposes students to conducting t-tests in SPSS.... see more

#### SPSS Class Notes

Authored by the University of California, Los Angeles, this page provides class notes and online movie lectures for... see more

#### Spinning Wheel

This activity, created by faculty members at the University of Virginia, uses a computer program to explore probability... see more

#### Spearman's Rank-Difference... Spearman's Rank-Difference Coefficient of Correlation

This tutorial, created by Thomas W. MacFarland of Nova Southeastern University, explains the theory and use of the... see more

#### Some Student Ideas on the Median and... Some Student Ideas on the Median and the Mode

This article, created by G.V. Barr, proposes to make a "tentative contribution to the knowledge of students'... see more