The book Flatland by Edwin Abbott was adapted into a movie. This book is an excellent example of social satire that examines social status and gender. The guided questions and discussion will lead students through recognizing these similarities. The lead protagonist is a square and a member of the caste of gentlemen and professionals. WomenContinue reading “Flatland”
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The United States of America vs. Kristin Gilbert is a fascinating case in hypothesis testing by Gelbach. In the case there was a suspicious numbers of deaths at the Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center, the investigators wanted to know if the number of deaths that occurred when Kristen Gilbert was on duty was so unlikely thatContinue reading “Courtroom Statistics”
Skittles Six Sigma Lean Manufacturing
Take a virtual trip to the Wrigley’s manufacturing facility to see the normal distribution in real life. This activity students will discover how six sigma manufacturing applies to the normal distribution curve. Fun size skittle packet for each student will be needed.
FDA continues investigation into dog heart damage linked to diet
The following questions can guide a class discussion after reading this article. Many students might find this fascinating if they are pet owners. Take a poll of the type of dog food that is given to the animals. 1. What two variables are being compared? 2. What are possible lurking or confounding variables? 3. ThisContinue reading “FDA continues investigation into dog heart damage linked to diet”