Problems

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Are Canadians Religious?
Document / 1–2 hours / Confidence Intervals, Proportions, Sampling / Confidence Intervals, Sampling / Spirituality / Religion

In this activity, students step into the shoes of a researcher of Religion who uses sample statistics to estimate...

Assessment of Success
Document / 1–2 hours / Average, Correlation, Excel / Correlation / Education, Psychology

In this activity, students will use past grades in an Introduction to Psychological Statistics university course...

Daily Stressors
Document / 1–2 hours / Confidence Intervals, Excel / Confidence Intervals, Inferential Statistics, Means, Standard Deviation / Mental Health / Psychology

In this activity, students will step into the shoes of a Psychology teacher/researcher to assess levels of stress...

Factors Associated with Contracting Malaria
Document / 2-3 hours+ / Chi-square, Crosstabulations, Descriptive Statistics, Excel, Frequency Distribution, Graphs, Measures of Central Tendency, Measures of Dispersion / Chi-square, Crosstabulation, Descriptive Statistics, Frequency Distribution, Graphs, Measures of Central Tendency, Measures of Dispersion / Social Health / Geography, Medicine, Sociology

In this activity, students will produce descriptive and inferential statistics and write a report in order to...

Financial Health Index: Profile of Southern Quebec
Document / 2–3 hours+ / Correlation, Crosstabulations, Descriptive Statistics, Excel, Frequency Distribution, Graphs, Measures of Central Tendency, Measures of Dispersion / Correlation, Crosstabulation, Descriptive Statistics, Frequency Distribution, Graphs, Measures of Central Tendency, Measures of Dispersion / Inequality, Social Health / Geography, Sociology

In this activity, students will produce descriptive statistics and write a report in order to assess and compare...

Global Regional Inequalities
Document / 1–2 hours / Average, Excel, Measures of Central Tendency, Measures of Dispersion, Standard Deviation / Average, Descriptive Statistics, Measures of Central Tendency, Measures of Dispersion, Standard Deviation / Inequality / Geography, Sociology

In this activity, students are given World Bank data to determine if global regional inequalities exist. This...

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Document / 30 min – 1h30 / Crosstabulations, Frequency Distribution, Graphs, Tables / Graphs, Tables / Inequality, Population Change, Power / Geography, Sociology

In this activity, students are given Statistics Canada data related to the educational attainment of Canadians presented in table format, which...

Reporting on Gender Diversity
Document / 2–3 hours+ / Chi-square, Proportions, Research Process, Tables / Chi-square, Proportions, Research Process / Gender / Business

In this activity students will step into the shoes of a Business researcher hired to prepare a report on gender diversity for a Canadian company...

Reporting on the Spanish Flu in Conwy,	Labrador
Document / 30 min–1h30 / Excel, Measures of Central Tendency, Proportions / Measures of Central Tendency, Proportions / Health / History

In this activity, students will step into the shoes of an historian by analyzing data and writing a popular news article about the impact of the...

Residential Schools in Canada
Document / 30 min – 1h30 / Tables / Tables / Indigenous People, Injustice / History, Religion

In this activity, students are given a hypothetical scenario that will require them to select their RM teacher for the next semester based on...

Searching for Happiness
Document / 2–3 hours+ / Correlation / Correlation / Well-being / Philosophy, Psychology

In this activity, students will prepare a newspaper article on happiness, based on correlation data and current...

Using the	Descriptive Statistics to Select your Teacher
Document / 30 min – 1h30 / Mean, Skew, Standard Deviation / Descriptive Statistics, Means, Median, Mode, Normal Curve, Skew, Standard Deviation, Z Scores / Inequality / Psychology

In this activity, students are given a hypothetical scenario that will require them to select their RM teacher for the next semester based on...

Visualizing the Normal Curve
Document / 30 min – 1h30 / Normal Curve / Graphs, Inferential Statistics, Normal Curve, Probability Distributions / Education, Psychology

In this activity, students are expected to explain the concept of the normal curve in their own words and produce a visual representation of the...

Witches on Trial in Scotland
Document / 1–2 hours / Chi-square, Crosstabulations, Excel, Proportions / Chi-square, Excel, Proportions / Gender, Injustice / History

In this activity, students prepare a blog post about the early modern witch trials for the National Museum of Scotland, based on quantitative data...

Women in Federal Elections
Document / 30 min – 1h30 / Excel, Graphs, Proportions, Tables / Excel, Graphs / Gender / Education, Psychology

In this activity, students will step into the shoes of an historian to determine whether Canadian women have made gains over time in terms of...

Working in Domestic Service
Document / 1–2 hours / Confidence Intervals, Hypothesis testing, Measures of Dispersion / Hypothesis Testing / Gender / History

In this activity, students will step into the shoes of an historian aiming to better understand the experience of...