Skip Navigation

CAUSEweb.org

Home Browse Resources About Help Advanced Search

Browse Resources

Fun

Resources
View Resource Another Hans Rosling TED Talk

In this 20 minute video, doctor and researcher Hans Rosling uses his fascinating data-bubble software to burst myths about the developing world. The video includes new analysis on China and the...

http://www.ted.com/talks/hans_rosling_at_state.html
View Resource Arthur Benjamin TED Talk

In this short 3 minute video, mathematician and magician Arthur Benjamin offers a bold proposal on how to make math education relevant in the digital age.

http://www.ted.com/talks/arthur_benjamin_s_formula_for_chang...
View Resource Cartoon: Beethoven's unfinished work

A cartoon that can be used in teaching about pie charts. Cartoon by John Landers (www.landers.co.uk) based on an idea from Dennis Pearl (The Ohio State University). Free to use in the classroom and...

http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=198
View Resource Cartoon: Multiple Testing Animation

A three slide animation dealing with the multiple testing issue of getting false positives when a large number of tests are conducted. The cartoon animation was drawn by John Landers...

http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=333
View Resource Cartoon: Probability 101

Cartoon to be used in talking about probability models (the process of drawing objects from an urn as a basic probability model goes back at least to Jacob Bernoulli's 1713 paper Ars conjectandi). ...

http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=421
View Resource Cartoon: Raking the Lawn

A cartoon that can be used in teaching about the efficiency of using simulation in statistics. Cartoon by John Landers (www.landers.co.uk) based on an idea from Dennis Pearl (The Ohio State...

http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=197
View Resource Cartoon: The Four-Caster

A cartoon to use in teaching about the dangers of extrapolation in the context of predicting the future. Cartoon by John Landers (www.landers.co.uk) based on an idea from Dennis Pearl (The Ohio...

http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=420
View Resource Cartoon: The UMP Test

A cartoon for use in discussing Uniformly Most Powerful Tests. Cartoon by John Landers (www.landers.co.uk) based on an idea from Dennis Pearl (The Ohio State University). Free to use in the...

http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=422
View Resource Cartoon: A Fruitful Example

A cartoon suitable for use in teaching about scatterplots and correlation. The cartoon is number 388 from the webcomic series at xkcd.com created by Randall Munroe. Free to use in the classroom and...

http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=268
View Resource Cartoon: Airport Security

Cartoon by John Landers (www.landers.co.uk) based on a joke popularized on the internet in 2003 soon after the start of the Iraq war (usage of this pun was rare before Jeff Gabbage's October 12, 2003...

http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=14
Next →

Log In: