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View Resource Song: Old Time Random Poll

A song to be used in discussions of the problems and challenges with modern polling (e.g. the use of Robo calling contact methods and the very low response rates making weighting to avoid bias more crucial than sampling variability issues). The lyrics were written in 2016 by Dennis Pearl from Penn State University and Lawrence Lesser from University of Texas at El Paso. The song may be sung to...

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View Resource Quote: Heisenberg on Observing Nature

"We have to remember that what we observe is not nature herself, but nature exposed to our method of questioning." is a quote by German Physicist Werner Heisenberg (1901-1976) that can be used in discussing the validity of measurements. The quote arose in a series of lectures delivered at University of St. Andrews, Scotland in the 1955-1956 academic year and published in Physics and Philosophy:...

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View Resource Joke: Locker Security

A joke to be used in discussing permutations and combinations in a probability course. The Joke was written in 2016 by Judah Lesser an AP statistics student from El Paso, Texas.

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View Resource Joke: Mutually Exclusive

A joke to be used in discussing the meaning of mutually exclusive events.

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View Resource Joke: The Cost of a Bigger n

A joke for use with discussions about the relationship between sample size and power or in discussing the large sample caution in significance testing.

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