Normal? Non-Normal Distributions & Oceanography

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What does it mean to be normally distributed?  What do oceanographers do when the collected data is not normally distributed? 

Subject(s): Science, Mathematics
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators
Keywords: Oceanographer, statistical tests, Non-Normal Distributions, chi-squared, normal distribution, non normal, skewed, data, COAPS, statistics, Dmitry DUKHOVSKOY, ocean models, histogram, Empirical Rule, standard deviations
Instructional Component Type(s): Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast