The Bell Curve


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This lesson is designed to introduce students to the normal distribution or bell curve. The lesson also discusses controversy behind the interpretation of the bell curve. This lesson provides links to discussions and activities related to the normal distribution as well as suggested ways to integrate them into the lesson. Finally, the lesson provides links to follow-up lessons designed for use in succession with the current one.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 9 to 12, Undergraduate to Graduate

    Topics: Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability, Science, Mathematics, Curriculum Design, Education, Child Development & Family Services, Professional Development, Nature & Method of Science


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    Tool for: Teachers