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Other

Description:

Statistics play a vital role in the scientific enterprise. This activity provides background information and tutorials on basic statistics (mean, median, standard deviation, etc.) used in science. Topics include descriptive statistics (measures of central tendency and dispersion) and presenting data (tables, figures, and graphs). Sample datasets from actual scientific experiments are used to illustrate points. Links to an online statisitical tool and an online graphing application are also provided.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
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  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Scatter plot,NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Dispersion,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003062145016T,Space sciences,Physical sciences,Mathematics,Social Sciences,Graduate/Professional,Space Science,Environmental science,Astronomy,Higher Education,Science,NSDL_SetSpec_2634352,Range,Mode,Bar graph,Variance,Chemistry,Physics,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Central tendency,High School,Geoscience,Earth science

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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