Introduction to Descriptive Statistics: Using Mean, Median, and Standard Deviation
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - learning modules for generating descriptive statistics for National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) data.
The doctrine of chances: A method of calculating the probabilities of events in play by de Moivre
Translation of Gauss' Theoria motus corporum coelestium in sectionibus conicis solem ambientium
Theory of the motion of the heavenly bodies moving about the sun in conic sections: A translation of Gauss's "Theoria motus corporum coelestium in sectionibus conicis solem ambientium."
News & Events
Statistics is the fastest-growing undergraduate STEM degree
Phys.org - a look at U.S. education data reveals that Statistics is the fastest growing STEM degree.
Science is heroic, with a tragic (statistical) flaw
ScienceNews - Discussion of how the misuse of statistical information erodes confidence in research.
Can This Treatment Help Me? There’s a Statistic for That
NY Times - a look at the "number needed to treat" or N.N.T., a statistical look at how many people must be treated for one person to receive a benefit.
Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.
This applet allows the user to investigate the mean, median, and box-and-whisker plot for a set of data that they create. From the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States
National Academies Press: A Framework for K-12 Science Education