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 **Statistics Every Writer Should Know This site provides an introduction to basic statistical concepts for journalists and writers with little math background. Key Words: Mean; Median; Percent Changes; Per capita; Rates; Standard... http://www.robertniles.com/stats/
 A Positively Skewed Distribution This assignment asks students to explore a set of data which is positively skewed. The data come from a survey of college students asking how vulnerable they feel about the loss of a parent. http://www.uvm.edu/~dhowell/StatPages/More_Stuff/Mireault.ht...
 An Exhalent Problem for Teaching Statistics The dataset presented in this article contains information on respiratory function and smoking. The data can be used to explore descriptive statistics, graphical analysis, regression, and... http://www.amstat.org/publications/jse/v13n2/datasets.kahn.h...
 Career Records for All Modern Position Players Eligible for the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame The dataset described in this article contains data on retired Major League Baseball players, eligible for the MLB Hall of Fame. The data can be used to illustrate descriptive statistical methods... http://www.amstat.org/publications/jse/secure/v8n2/datasets....
 Cartoon: Meaningless Statistics A cartoon that can be used in teaching about summary statistics. 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=196
 Cartoon: Office Numbers A cartoon for teaching about the interpretation of basic summary statistics. Cartoon by John Landers (www.landers.co.uk) based on an idea from Dennis Pearl (The Ohio State University). Free to use... http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=7
 Comparing distributions This simulation shows recorded response times on a simple motor task under two conditions. Various statistics and graphs used to compare the distributions are presented. http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~lane/stat_sim/compare_dist/index.ht...
 Data from the Television Game Show "Friend or Foe?" This article describes data from the television game show Friend or Foe. The data can be used to determine factors affecting contestants' strategies using descriptive statistics, testing for... http://www.amstat.org/publications/jse/v12n3/datasets.kalist...
 Dataset Archives The datasets on this page are classified by analysis technique (ANOVA, Linear Regression, Markov Chain Monte Carlo, Nonlinear Regression, and Univariate Summary Statistics) and by level of difficulty... http://www.itl.nist.gov/div898/strd/general/dataarchive.html
 Electric Bill Data This article describes a dataset containing monthly household electric billing charges for ten years. The data can be used to illustrate graphing, descriptive statistics, correlation, seasonal... http://www.amstat.org/publications/jse/v11n1/datasets.mclare...