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Lesson Plan: Lesson plans were written by Maryland mathematics educators and could be used when teaching the concepts.

Goal 3 Data Analysis And Probability

Expectation 3.1 The student will collect, organize, analyze, and present data.

Indicator 3.1.1 The student will design and/or conduct an investigation that uses statistical methods to analyze data and communicate results.

Lesson Plan

Designing Models to Simulate Actual Events
Objectives:
  • The student will design models to simulate actual events using various random devices.
  • The student will estimate the likelihood of a particular outcome using results of simulation.

Lesson Plan

Designing Models to Simulate Actual Events Using a Random Number Generator on a Graphing Calculator
Objectives:
  • The student will design models to simulate actual events using a random number generator on a calculator.
  • The student will estimate the likelihood of a particular outcome using results of simulations.

Lesson Plan

Designing Models to Simulate Actual Events Using a Table of Random Digits
Objectives:
  • The student will design models to simulate actual events using a table of random digits.
  • The student will estimate the likelihood of a particular outcome using results of simulation.

Lesson Plan

Designing Samples/Simple Random Samples
Objectives:
  • The student will consider the advantages and disadvantages of various sampling techniques.
  • The student will define a Simple Random Sample and identify possible sources of bias in other types of samples.
Resources for 3.1.1:
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