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In grades 6 – 8, students describe center and spread in a data distribution. Here they choose a summary statistic appropriate to the characteristics of the data distribution, such as the shape of the distribution or the existence of extreme data points.
Brandon Reese, a PhD candidate in the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, discusses the significance of both Bernoulli's equation and statistical analysis for the design of a "smart wing."
A science teacher demonstrates stepwise calculations involving multiple variables for designing robots with desired characteristics.
Have a need for speed? Get out your spreadsheet! Race car drivers use algebraic formulas and spreadsheets to optimize car performance.
What happens when math models go wrong in forecasting hurricanes?
It's important to stay inside the lines of your project constraints to finish in time and under budget. This NASA systems engineer explains how constraints can actually promote creativity and help him solve problems!
Angela Dial discusses how she solves systems of equations to determine how the composition of ocean floor sediment has changed over 65 million years to help reveal more information regarding climate change.
Hear this oceanography student float some ideas about how statistics are used in research.
What does it mean to be normally distributed? What do oceanographers do when the collected data is not normally distributed?
This marine biologist discusses her use of graphical representations to help determine the most cost-effective management strategies for sea turtle conservation.
Data logging has transformed competitive racing! These SCCA drivers discuss how they use computers to compare multiple sets of data after test runs.
The tide is high! How can we statistically prove there is a relationship between the tides on the Gulf Coast and in a fresh water spring 20 miles from each other?
Ecologist Rebecca Means discusses the use of statistical sampling and comparative studies in field biology.
This quantitative measurement and statistics activity will allow you to save face.
NOAA Fishery management relies on histograms to show patterns and trends over time of fishery data.
Graphic designer and artist, Drexston Redway infuses statistics into his artwork to show population distribution and overlap of poverty and ethnicity in Tallahassee, FL.
Hydrogeologist from Nestle Waters discusses the importance of statistical tests in monitoring sustainability and in maintaining consistent water quality in bottled water.
Wei Wu discusses his statistical contributions to the Birdsong project which help to quantify the differences in the changes of the zebra finch's song.
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