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Title: How Random is Random?
Url: http://www.learner.org/interactives/statistics/howrandom.html
Publisher: Annenberg Media
Description: Created by Annenberg Media, this site is a tutorial that takes students through a mayoral election process while discussing the concept of randomness. Topics include margin of error and confidence levels. This is a fairly basic lesson, but it does provide a good example of applied statistical theory. Aside from simply addressing the statistics behind the process, the resource also discusses the actual physical process of taking political polls.
LC Classification: Political science -- Political science (General) -- Political science (General) -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics
Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics -- Tolerance regions. Confidence intervals
Science -- Mathematics -- Probabilities
Science -- Mathematics -- Theory of errors. Least squares
GEM Subject: Mathematics -- Statistics
Mathematics -- Probability
Social studies -- Civics
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Confidence intervals
Mathematics -- Probability
Mathematics -- Statistical errors
Mathematics -- Statistics
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2009
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Mathematics Materials
Reference
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Annenberg Media
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-03-02 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-06-09 09:08:38 (W3C-DTF)
Source: CAUSEweb
Full Record Views: 87
Resource URL Clicks: 10
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