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Students take a more sophisticated look at using a linear function to model the relationship between two numerical variables. In addition to fitting a line to data, students assess how well the model fits by analyzing residuals.
Shark researcher, Chip Cotton, discusses the use of regression lines, slope, and determining the strength of the models he uses in his research.
Lofty ideas about kites helped power a kayak from California to Hawaii.
Related Resources: KROS Pacific Ocean Kayak Journey: GPS Data Set[.XLSX] KROS Pacific Ocean Kayak Journey: Path Visualization for Google Earth[.KML]
Fishery Scientist from Florida State University discusses his new research in deep sea sharks and the unusual behavior that is found when the data is graphed.
Nick Moore discusses his research behind optimizing wing design using inspiration from animals and how they swim and fly.
Chip Cotton, fishery biologist, discusses his use of mathematical regression modeling and how well the data fits his models based on his deep sea shark research.
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.
How much food do you need to cross the Pacific in a kayak? Get a calculator and a bag of almonds before you watch this.
Food is fuel, especially important when your body is powering a boat across the ocean.
A seafaring teacher filters all the good information you need to understand water purification rates for distance traveling.
Complex problems require complex plans and training. Get in shape to get things done.
Will Ryan describes how linear regression models contribute towards his research on sea anemones.
In this video, fire ecologist Monica Rother describes tree ring research and applications for land management.
COAPS oceanographer Dmitry Dukhovskoy describes the process used to mathematically model eddy shedding in the Gulf of Mexico.
Laws and regulations that affect the public are being formed based on data from a variety of laboratories. How can we be sure that the laboratories are all standardized?
Dr. Bill McShea from the Smithsonian Institution discusses how regression analysis helps in his research.
This video was created in collaboration with the Okaloosa County SCIENCE Partnership, including the Smithsonian Institution and Harvard University.
Statistical analysis played an essential role in using microgravity sensors to determine location of caves in Wakulla County.
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?
In this video, Brad Rosenheim describes how Louisiana sediment cores are used to estimate sea level changes over the last 10,000 years. Video funded by NSF grant #: OCE-1502753.
Watching this video will cause your critical thinking skills to improve. You might also have a great day, but that's just correlation.
A discussion describing ocean currents studied by a physical oceanographer does and how math is involved.
In this video, Eugene Domack explains how past Antarctic ice sheet movement rates allow us to understand sea level changes. Video funded by NSF grant #: OCE-1502753.
Jens Foell discusses the link between correlation and causation in PTSD patients.
Florida State Researcher, Jens Foell, discusses the importance of understanding correlation versus causation when researching personality traits and criminal behavior.
Underwater sampling with cameras has made fishery management more accurate for NOAA scientists.
Jens Foell discusses how statistical noise reduction is used in fMRI brain imaging to be able to determine which specifics parts of the brain are related to certain activities and how this relates to patients that suffer from phantom limb pain.
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