Normal Distribution

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In this activity, students adjust the standard deviation and sample size of a normal distribution to see how it will affect a histogram of that distribution. This activity allows students to explore the effect of changing the sample size in an experiment and the effect of changing the standard deviation of a normal distribution. This activity includes supplemental materials, including background information about the topics covered, a description of how to use the application, and exploration questions for use with the java applet. Less

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    Grade: PS/Pre-K to 12, Undergraduate to Graduate

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

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    Tool for: Teachers, Students

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