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This article explains the importance of combining biology and statistics together to lead to understanding of both. It suggests bringing pond life in to the classroom to illustrate a wide range of concepts and methods. Some of the concepts that can be studied using the classroom pond include descriptive statistics, sample size, sums of random variables, central limit theorem, hypothesis testing, and the Poisson distribution.
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Date Of Record Creation 2005-08-18 10:52:00
Date Last Modified 2013-01-21 19:12:00
Date Of Record Release 2005-08-18 10:52:00
Alternate Title Biology and Statistics in Mutual Support
Source Teaching Statistics
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Author Name A.K. Shahani, P.S. Parsons and S.E. Meacock
Author Organization University of Southampton
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Math Level

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