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.
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
("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.
Create your own Infograph with the Web 2.0 tool Piktochart
("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.)
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