Winning the Race with Data Logging and Statistics


Resource ID#: 128648 Primary Type: Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast
Loading the player...

General Information

Subject(s): Mathematics
Grade Level(s): 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators educators
Keywords: Racecar, Computing Data, test run, data logger, SCCA, Mod Squad garage, comparing sets of data, computer data logger, Rob Ippolito, Ippolito, Robert Lewis, racing, data analysis, compare center, compare variability
Instructional Component Type(s): Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast

Aligned Standards

This vetted resource aligns to concepts or skills in these benchmarks.

Related Videos

Revolutionize Wing Design with Equations and Statistics

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."

Download the CPALMS Perspectives video student note taking guide.

Statistics and Scientific Data

Hear this oceanography student float some ideas about how statistics are used in research.

Download the CPALMS Perspectives video student note taking guide.

Normal? Non-Normal Distributions & Oceanography

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

Download the CPALMS Perspectives video student note taking guide.

Graphs Help Identify Cost-Effective Sea Turtle Conservation Strategies

This marine biologist discusses her use of graphical representations to help determine the most cost-effective management strategies for sea turtle conservation.

Download the CPALMS Perspectives video student note taking guide.

Mathematically Exploring the Wakulla Caves

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?

Download the CPALMS Perspectives video student note taking guide.

Sampling Amphibian Populations to Study Human Impact on Wetlands

Ecologist Rebecca Means discusses the use of statistical sampling and comparative studies in field biology.

Download the CPALMS Perspectives video student note taking guide.

Smile Statistics

This quantitative measurement and statistics activity will allow you to save face.

Download the CPALMS Perspectives video student note taking guide.

Histograms Show Trends in Fisheries Data Over Time

NOAA Fishery management relies on histograms to show patterns and trends over time of fishery data.

Download the CPALMS Perspectives video student note taking guide.

Statistical Art: Four Words

Graphic designer and artist, Drexston Redway infuses statistics into his artwork to show population distribution and overlap of poverty and ethnicity in Tallahassee, FL.

Download the CPALMS Perspectives video student note taking guide.

Nestle Waters & Statistical Analysis

Hydrogeologist from Nestle Waters discusses the importance of statistical tests in monitoring sustainability and in maintaining consistent water quality in bottled water.

Download the CPALMS Perspectives video student note taking guide.

Birdsong Series: Statistical Analysis of Birdsong

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.

Download the CPALMS Perspectives video student note taking guide.

Related Resources

Other vetted resources related to this resource.