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Final Project for Mrs. Miller's Statistics Course
Last Updated: Mar 18, 2015 URL: http://prhs.sau48.libguides.com/content.php?pid=318520 Print Guide RSS Updates

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World Statistics

UNESCO Institute for Statistics

OFFSTATS Official Statistics on the web

United Nations Global Statistics

The World Bank Data free and open access to data about development in countries around the globe

     

    U.S. Statistics

    American Fact Finder create tables from U.S. Census and other surveys

    USA.gov general statistics

    Statistical Abstract of the United States  U.S. Statistical information dating back to 1878

    General Social Survey Surveys on societal,behavioral, and demographic trends in the U.S.

       

      Education Statistics

      National Center for Education Statistics by the U.S. Department of Education

      World Bank EDStats education statistics for developing countries

      OCED Education Statistics education statistics for industrialized countries

         

        Health Statistics

        World Health Organization delivers access to many databases on international health profiles, indicators, diseases

        US National Center for Health Statistics resource for US health statistics

          Content

          This guide has been designed to help students within Mrs. Miller's statistics class to inquire, make real-world connections, evaluate appropriate sources, use strategies and further investigations, draw conclusions and apply critical thinking skills while creating their final Statistics project.

          Students will:

          1. Choose a topic of interest or question to investigate

          2. Design an appropriate study or experiment

          3. Collect good data;

          4. Describe data using appropriate terminology, graphical displays, and summary statistics

          5. Use a sample to make inferences about a population

          6. Justify methods and state conclusions

          7. Present final research at the Stats Fair

          8. Submit a complete written report.

          Online Data Visualization Tools

          ("Online Charts Builder." Hohli., 2011. Author's screenshot. 1 March 2014.)

          HOHLI Online Charts Builder can interpret your data in a chart.

          (Site Administrator. "World Map." HD Wallpaper, Download HD Wallpapers. 4 March 2014. Photograph. 15 April 2014.)

          Map a List creates and manages customized Google maps of address lists.

              
             

            Looking for Inspiration? Check out some Infographics

            Cool Infographics displays amazing examples of infographics and data visualitaions found in the media.

            ("Infographic of Infrographics." Cool Infographics, 2013. Photograph. 2 March 2014.)

            Cool Infographics displays outstanding examples of infographics and data visualizations found in media.

            Daily Infographic presents on infographic a day, on a variety of topics.

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            Create  your own Infograph with the Web 2.0 tool Piktochart

             

              Charts

              ("Time use on an average weekday for full-time university and college students." Bureau of Labor Statistics, n.d. Photograph. 2 March 2014.)

              ("Percent of university and college students who did ecucational activities, by hour of day on weekdays." Bureau of Labor Statistics, n.d. Photograph. 2 March 2014.)

              ("Average hours per weekday spent by high school students in various activities." Bureau of Labor Statistics, n.d. Photograph. 2 March 2014.)

               

              Transportation Statistics

               

              Energy Statistics

              International Energy Agency Statistics Statistics on energy use and energy sources for developed and deveolping countries

              US Energy Information Administration U.S. energy statistics

               

                 

                Environmental Statistics

                EPA Databases and Software Databases on U.S. environmental topics

                Earth Trends Statistics, maps, and profiles of environmental topics

                UN Environment Statistics Statistics on environmental indictators for UN member countries 

                  General Reference

                  All of our library databases are password protected. Find the passwords.

                  • Global Issues  
                      
                    Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues.
                  • Newsbank & America's Historical Newspapers  
                      
                    Find news articles covering topics in government, politics, social issues, culture, literature, discoveries, inventions and more from hundreds of primary sources.
                  • Issues & Controversies  
                      
                    In depth investigations of today's top issues. Perfect for research on debate or pro/con topics.
                   

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