In November 2013, the FBI released the Hate Crime Statistics, 2012, a report that has been compiled every year since the early 1990s. This lesson provides an opportunity for students to learn more about hate crimes, the annual report and background on the 2009 Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act (HCPA). Students will also explore possible actions they can take to prevent hate crimes.
Students practice setting up research questions and discussing observational studies about wastewater discrimination in Alabama. This activity has students first work alone, then come together as a group, before turning in their answers as a group. The class was an online introductory statistics class.
This example addresses perceptions of equity and covers multiple introductory statistical concepts.
This example asks questions based on a table that summarizes data on three categorical variables. It provides information on relationships among race, level of support for the police, and willingness to report a crime.