Statistics with Technology

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Required Materials
  • Binder: 3 ring, graph paper preferred, dividers for notes, homework, classwork, tests and projects. If a student prefers to use spiral or otherwise bound notebooks, than the student must have a separate binder for notes so that notes can be used while solving problems.
  • Pencils and eraser
  • Blue pen and red pen (or 4 color pen, see optional materials below)
  • Fresh print cartridge for home printer and ream of printer paper (you will be printing out section reading guides every week)
  • Graphing Calculator (see notes below)

Optional but Desirable Materials

Textbook Resources

AP Statistics Exam Resources

Internet Resources (tutorials, reference)

Data Sources

Case Studies

Make Your Own Polls

Graphing Calculator

A graphing calculator is highly recommended for this course
Calculators recommended for AP Statistics exam
The calculator that will be used most often in demonstrations will be the TI-83, so it is strongly recommended that you purchase a TI-83, TI-83+ or TI-84 calculator (silver editions are fine also)
These calculators can be found on sale at a variety of walk-in locations and online including: Best Buy, Radio Shack, Target, Staples, etc.
There are also many used TI-83 calculators for sale at http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?TI%2520Model=TI%252D83%2520Plus&LH_BIN=1&_nkw=ti-83%2B&_dmpt=Calculators&_fln=1&_sc=1&_sop=15&_ssov=1&_trksid=p3286.c0.m282&_mPrRngCbx=1&_udlo=45&_udhi= for between $40 and $50. Amazon.com also has many in the $50 range

TI-83 Programs and Guides

Casio Manual and Programming Guides

Simulation Stuff

Randomness

The Bible Code Debunked

Videos (free)

Videos (that cost money)

Statistics Software (used in industry)

Statistics Software (for education)

Fathom ($39.95)

Statistics Software (free)

Data Visualization Software

Normal Distributions

MathIsFun Normal Distributions in a Nutshell page

Sampling Distributions

Here are some things that are fun to play with regarding sampling distributions:

Confidence Intervals

Here are some fun things for confidence intervals:

Graphs and Plots

Hypothesis and Significance Testing

Miscellaneous Resources

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