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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2338The WISE Bootstrapping Applet can be used to demonstrate bootstrapping by creating a confidence interval for a population mean or median. The user can manipulate the population distribution, sample size, and number of resamples. An associated guide gives suggestions for teaching bootstrapping.Sun, 3 Feb 2013 09:56:23 -0500Confidence Interval Game
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2339This applet is meant to test a student's ability to estimate p values from confidence intervals.Sun, 3 Feb 2013 09:55:54 -0500Johns Hopkins School of Public Health videos on Statistical Reasoning
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2335This YouTube channel includes a series of video interviews between John McGready and some of his colleagues from Johns Hopkins University. The videos are meant to highlight the importance of biostatistics as a core driver of public health discovery, the importance of statistical reasoning in the research process, and how the fundamentals that are covered in an introductory biostatistics course are the framework for more advanced methodology.Tue, 27 Nov 2012 04:29:25 -0500StatKey
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2334StatKey is the analysis package to accompany the textbook "Statistics: Unlocking the Power of Data." StatKey includes interactive applets to describe and graph data, engage in bootstrapping and randomization tests, and explore sampling distributions and theoretical distributions.Sat, 4 Aug 2012 06:09:13 -0400**Least Squares Demo
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2332This simulation illustrates least squares regression and how the least squares solution minimizes the sum of the squared residuals. The applet demonstrates, in a visual manner, various concepts related to least squares regression. These include residuals, sum of squares, the mean line, how the line of best fit is determined, and how the line of least squares solution minimizes the sum of the squared residuals.Mon, 2 Apr 2012 02:25:37 -0400**Java Demos for Probability and Statistics
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2329The applet demonstrates, in a visual manner, the following probability and statistical concepts (and there is also a random number generator): Introduction to Probability Models (Using dice rolls), Hypergeometric Distribution, Poisson Distribution, Normal Distribution, Hypothesis Testing for Proportions, Confidence Intervals for Means, The Central Limit Theorem, Bivariate Normal Distribution, and Linear Regression.Sun, 1 Apr 2012 10:21:14 -0400Confidence Interval Creation Applet
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2328The interactive Confidence Interval Creation Applet allows instructors to demonstrate how sample size, alpha level, population shape, and variance affect confidence intervals.Sun, 1 Apr 2012 10:13:35 -0400Confidence Interval Overlap Applet
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2327Researchers and students alike often mistake any overlap among 95% confidence intervals to denote a statistically non-significant p value. However, confidence intervals can overlap and still correspond to a statistically significant p value for an independent sample t test. The confidence interval (CI) applet will help learners understand the relationship between confidence interval overlap and statistical significance.Sun, 1 Apr 2012 10:08:50 -0400**Probability Histograms
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2324This simulation allows you to roll two dice and compare empirical and probability histograms for the sum or product of the two outcomes.Mon, 16 May 2011 01:40:27 -0400The Joy of Stats YouTube video
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2248This is short clip from a longer documentary shown on BBC. The BBC documentary takes viewers on a rollercoaster ride through the wonderful world of statistics to explore the remarkable power thay have to change our understanding of the world, presented by superstar boffin Professor Hans Rosling, whose eye-opening, mind-expanding and funny online lectures have made him an international internet legend.Rosling is a man who revels in the glorious nerdiness of statistics, and here he entertainingly explores their history, how they work mathematically and how they can be used in today's computer age to see the world as it really is, not just as we imagine it to be.Rosling's lectures use huge quantities of public data to reveal the story of the world's past, present and future development. Now he tells the story of the world in 200 countries over 200 years using 120,000 numbers - in just four minutes.Thu, 16 Dec 2010 02:40:37 -0500**Confidence Intervals Applet
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2239This applet builds confidence intervals for the percentage of orange candies in box with two colors of candies. A smaller box visualizes the sample, and a graph keeps track of the location of the confidence interval. Students can take one sample (producing one CI) repeatedly, or take 100 random samples at once. The population percentage is hidden from view unless the student asks to see it, in which case it is displayed on the graph of confidence intervals. This allows the students to see whether each interval "hits" or "misses". Several parameters can be varied: sample size, confidence level and number of samples. A set of questions alongside the applet guides students.Sun, 5 Dec 2010 02:50:54 -0500**Statistics Online Computational Resource (SOCR) Modeler
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2220The SOCR Modeler allows the user to compare data with typical statistical models such as the beta distribution, exponential, gamma, Poisson, etc. The user can adjust the bin ranges for the data comparison.Mon, 22 Nov 2010 03:29:36 -0500Radiolab Stochasticity Broadcast
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2171This hour long radio podcast focuses on stochasticity, or randomness. According the website: "Stochasticity (a wonderfully slippery and smarty-pants word for randomness), may be at the very foundation of our lives. To understand how big a role it plays, we look at chance and patterns in sports, lottery tickets, and even the cells in our own body. Along the way, we talk to a woman suddenly consumed by a frenzied gambling addiction, meet two friends whose meeting seems to defy pure chance, and take a close look at some very noisy bacteria." Several guests appear in this radio podcast, including Deborah Nolan.Sat, 13 Nov 2010 12:25:04 -0500Mathematica Overiews
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2125This site contains several videos about how to use Mathematica and how to teach with Mathematica.Wed, 1 Sep 2010 08:08:06 -0400Minitab Theater
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2124This site contains a small collection of videos about how to use Minitab.Wed, 1 Sep 2010 08:04:27 -0400**CETL Reusable Learning Objects: Probability
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2109This is a collection of cases to demonstrate concepts of inferential statistics. Many materials are flash based, which is specifically interesting for young and beginning learners. This resource provides a simple introduction to probability and to Type I and II errors.Sat, 17 Jul 2010 02:31:45 -0400**Many Eyes
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2082Many Eyes is a beta site created by IBM that encourages users to explore its featured set of tools that can be used to explore data visually. This site has an area for featured data sets and is constantly be updated by its users. In its About Us section Many Eyes proclaims that it "is a bet on the power of human visual intelligence to find patterns. Our goal is to "democratize" visualization and to enable a new social kind of data analysis. Jump right to our visualizations now, take a tour, or read on for a leisurely explanation of the project. " While its use is free Many Eyes does require "an alphaWorks Services Use Agreement" that spells our terms of use,copy right, liability, etc. Users must agree to terms and conditions.Wed, 16 Jun 2010 01:23:12 -0400**Measures of Central Tendency and Outliers
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2080Share with your students why the presence of an outlier affects which measure of central tendency to report. Feel free to modify this Powerpoint presentation to fit the needs of your students. Included at the end are additional online resources to further engage your students in their learning about the mean, median, and mode. The presentation is covered by a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License.Sun, 13 Jun 2010 03:58:21 -0400Stat-Attic Statistics Applets for Teaching Topics in Introductory Courses
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2059This site contains links to and descriptions of over 600 applets that can be used for demonstrations or analysis of topics commonly covered in introductory statistics courses.Sat, 22 May 2010 10:38:41 -0400Excel Graphical Simulations for Statistics and Probability
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2056This extensive collection of Excel simulations includes simulations related to flipping coins, tossing die, hypothesis tests, understanding different types of distributions (including sampling distributions), regression, and chi-square. There is even a simulation of the famous birthday problem.Mon, 17 May 2010 09:50:20 -0400Another Hans Rosling TED Talk
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2052In 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 post-bailout world, mixed with classic data shows.Sun, 9 May 2010 04:55:35 -0400Arthur Benjamin TED Talk
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2051In 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.Sat, 8 May 2010 02:52:48 -0400Peter Donnelly TED Talk
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2050In this video (which lasts a little over 21 minutes), Oxford mathematician Peter Donnelly reveals the common mistakes humans make in interpreting statistics -- and the devastating impact these errors can have on the outcome of criminal trials.Sat, 8 May 2010 02:49:50 -0400Hans Rosling TED Talk
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2049In this video (which lasts almost 20 minutes), statistics guru Hans Rosling debunks myths about the so-called "developing world."Sat, 8 May 2010 02:47:15 -0400**Stat2Labs
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2047As mentioned on the home page of this resource "This site presents workbook-style, project-based material that emphasizes real world applications and conceptual understanding. This material is designed to give students a sense of the importance and allure of statistics early in their college career. By incorporating many of the successful reforms of the introductory statistics course into a wide range of more advanced topics we hope that students in any discipline can realize the intellectual content and broad applicability of statistics."Wed, 28 Apr 2010 11:29:41 -0400