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  • Scary Pumpkin Statistics

    Scary Pumpkin Statistics

    Students predict the number of seeds in a pumpkin and then count the seeds. They use chi square analysis to accept or reject the null hypothesis.

  • Investigation: Oreo Cookie Lab with Stats

    Investigation: Oreo Cookie Lab with Stats

    Introductory lab introduces students to hypothesis testing. Students determine if “double stuff” Oreo cookies really do contain double the amount of stuffing.

  • Chi Square Analysis

    Chi Square Analysis

    The new Advanced Placement Biology curriculum includes a few topics on statistical analysis under the section on Science Practices: “Students can use mathematics appropriately.”  Most introductory level biology classes (freshman) do not include these lessons because it can be difficult with students who haven’t advanced very far in algebra.   Seniors in  AP Biology should…