Without data Suspicious Observers If you ignore the data If Facts Alarm You

Enrichment: What story does the data tell?
COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters for Young Adults: A Risk-Benefit Assessment and Five Ethical Arguments against Mandates at Universities

Key Concepts: Ch.1-6, Ch.7-9, Ch. 11-13

11/29,30 Day 29) Discover the General Addition Rule and conditional probability leading to General Multiplication Rule.
A29:
A) Upload the completed class notes for Day 29
B) Pg. 361-365 / Using Venn Diagrams when possible 2,4,5,6,10,14,15,19. (Make Venn                    Diagrams for 2,4,19)
C) Read Ch.15 up to page 352.

11/28 Day 28M) Chapter 14 From Randomness to Probability continued.
28M:
B) pg. 338-341 / 3,4,5,6,7,19,21,23,25,27,35,36. (probability answers in decimals not %s)
C) Read Ch. 14 and review the Step By Step example.

11/23 Day 28W) Chapter 14 From Randomness to Probability. Challenger Space Shuttle - redundancy is not a replacement for independence.
28W:
A) Watch the Edpuzzle and submit the completed class notes

11/21,22 Day 27) Test on Ch.11,12,13
A27:
A) None

11/17,18 Day 26) Review for Test next class (Mon/Tue) on Chapters 11-13.
Review experimental design: Polio vaccines and keeping deer of highways.

26A:
A) Complete and submit Keeping Deer Off Highways.
B) Pg. 317-322 / 1,2,3,4,16,17,18,19 (simulation w/10 trials each w/5 games), 22,25,31,33 (time to finish these last 4 problems in class on Wed.)
C) Study for the test on Ch. 11,12,13 this Mon/Tue
D) Work on Extra Credit Vocabulary Review Crossword Puzzle (due before Test Mon/Tue)
FYI: Compare and contrast polio from 70 years ago with COVID-19 today
The Biggest Public Health Experiment Ever: The 1954 Field Trial of the Salk Vaccine
6 Month Safety and Efficacy of the Pfizer Vaccine
CDC: How Schools and Early Care and Education (ECE) Programs Can Support COVID-19 Vaccination
(See Schoology for Peter Doshi comments on critically assessing biomedical studies)
Harm-benefit analysis of vaccine-related CAEs in relation to COVID-19 hospitalization risk
Subclinical Myocarditis - NEW Report from Switzerland - Vital Findings

11/15,16 Day 25) Experimental Design Ethics. Review experimental design, fish tank problem. Infromed consent in medical experiments. Review Ch. 11,12 Quiz.
25A:
B) Pg. 312-315 / 11,16,17,18, 34, 35.
C) Finish Reading Ch. 13 and begin studing for Ch. 11-13 Test 11/21,22
D) Work on Extra Credit Vocabulary Review Crossword Puzzle
Enrichment: Ethics
The Tuskegee Experiment: Summary, Government Apology, CDC, Tuskegee Univ., Tuskegee Univ., Photos
a) When did it begin and what disease was the Tuskegee experiment tying to learn more about?
b) What aspects of experimental design were employed in the Tuskegee experiment?
c) What aspects were omitted?
d) When did the Tuskegee experiment become unethical?
e) When and why was it ended?
f) How did Tuskegee change research practices?
More interesting links:
Standford cancer breakthrough using mice
Parkinson’s Study – Active Placebo, holes drilled in head.
The Ethics of Placebo Controlled Trials
Ethical, Scientific, and Regulatory Perspectives Regarding the Use of Placebos in Cancer Clinical Trials
Nonconsensual Medical Experiments on Human Beings
Enrichment: Informed Consent
https://www.fda.gov/patients/clinical-trials-what-patients-need-know/informed-consent-clinical-trials and https://www.fda.gov/media/88915/download
Informed Consent - It's Your Right

11/14 Day 25M) Lurking vs Counfounding.
25M:
A) Submit the class notes for pages 1 & 2.
Get started on 25A_B) (due Wed/Th night) Pg. 312-315 / 11,16,17,18, 34, 35.
C) Finish Reading Ch. 13

11/09,10 Day 24) Chapter 13 Experiments. Retro-Observational study is like detective work.
24A:
A)
Complete and submit the Day 24 class notes.
B) Pg. 312-315 / 7,8,10,12,29,32,33,36 (33b & 36d- Sketch the experimental design).
Enrichment:
Clinical Profile of First 1000 COVID-19 Cases: An Indian Experience

The Miracle Not-Heard Around The World: The Success of Uttar Pradesh Part 1, 2, 3.
The Incidence of Myocarditis and Pericarditis in Post COVID-19 Unvaccinated Patients

11/07,08 Day 23) Quiz on Chapters 11 & 12. 
Begin Chapter 13 Observational Studies and Experiments.
23:
A)
Complete the 2 Edpuzzles and submit both pages of the class notes.
Babies smoking Babies not smoking
Enrichment:
Ribavirin scandal inappropriate treatment assignment from the Edpuzzle.

11/03,04 Day 22) Review response bias (induced bias due to question wording or interviewer influence). Review all biases. Review Sampling Strategies - explained with Random Rectangles.
A22: Input your random Rectangle Part 3 Data
A) Submit Random Rectangles Part 3 pages 1,2, and 4.
B) Pg. 288-291 / 10,17,19,27,32,35.
C) Prepare for quiz Mon/Tue on Chapters 11 & 12. Know your vocab and make sure you know how to conduct a simulation (Who's your buddy?, Biases I hope to . . .).

11/01,02 Day 21) Continue study design - Sample Surveys and Bias. Sampling Strategies.
A21:
A) Complete the Edpuzzle and submit class notes page 2 and the random rectangle analysis.
B) Pg. 288-291 / 7, 8, 20, 22, 23, 25, 26.
C) Read Chapter 12.

10/31 Day 21M) Begin study design - Sample Surveys and Bias.
21M:
A) Complete the Edpuzzle and submit the class notes for page 1.
B) Begin reading chapter 12.
Biases I hope to N V R C U.
Fatal Bias

10/27,28 Day 20) Introduction to Randomness.  
Random Rectangles and Simulation using randint( ).
A20:
A) Turn in the completed class notes pages 1-3 as a 1 file pdf.
Input your Random Rectangles answers into the GoogleForm using your FUHSD account:
B) Pg. 265-267 / 1, 2, 4, 11, 13, 15, 19, 25, 34 ( 19 & 25 use Pg. A-73 Appendix G for a list of random numbers, 34 use Randint(1,6,2) for rolling two dice.  For all 3 be sure to define SCOTR for each then do 15 trails for each.)
C) Read Chapter 11
Enrichment: Check out www.random.org for more info about random numbers.
Random number generators. Random numbers with your calculator. True random vs. pseudorandom numbers

10/25,26 Day 19) Test on Chapters 7-9
19A:
Start reading chaper 11.

Enrichment:
Check out www.random.org for more info about random numbers.
Using radioactive material to generate random numbers

10/24 Day 19M) Review for Test on Chapters 7-9 next class. What is Ch. 10 about and Intro to Randomness.
19MA:
A) Classwork:  complete the class notes
B) Make corrections to 18A_B book problems
C) Study for the test next class on Chapters 7-9.
*Make sure you bring a computer to our next class.

Enrichment:
Chapter 10 resources: Solving exponential and log equations, Ladder of Powers
Interesting boxplots incorporating data - UC Viral Load Study
Dual Scatterplot, extrapolation in the title!, How confident?, Vit. D corr. with Covid mortality

10/20,21 Day 18)  Review for 10/25,26 Test on Chapters 7-9.
18A:
A) Turn in Day 18 pages 1 & 2 of YOUR notes. (your Long Jump with
     classmates evaluation)
B) Pg. 243-244 / 30 and pg. 245-252 /1, 8, 9, 24, 26, 27, 30, 31
C) Study for the 10/25,26 Test on Chapters 7-9.
(optional) Review the Kahoot practice questions.

10/18,19 Day 17)  What can go wrong with regression continued.
17A:
A) Turn in the completed class notes – pages 1 and 2.
B) Pg. 214-221 / 1, 6, 29.
C) Study for 10/25,26 Test on Chapters 7-9. If you want, get a head start on 18A_B.
FYI: Climate Change, you now have tools to help critically evaluate all sides of the issue.
USGCRP Indicators Heat Wave Overlay Suspicious Observers If you ignore the datahttps://data.globalchange.gov/indicator?current=1,
https://www.globalchange.gov/browse/indicators/us-heat-waves,
Princeton's William Happer rebuts myth of carbon pollution.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tul07hx8V8w Could the sun be the major contributor?

10/07,08 Day 16) What can go wrong with regression (continued). Using linear regression to investigate the FL 2000 U.S. Presedential Election and the infamous butterfly ballot. Take a trip to the dentist, amalgams vs. fecal mercury.
16A: Assignment 16
A) By the end of class complete 16D notes pages 1 & 2 + 17D page 2 (we will do 17D page 1 next week)
B) Make corrections to 15A_B Book Problems
C) Read Chapter 9
FYI:
FL Election Results (
Excel 97-03) (Excel 2007) (PDF)
View the infamous Butterfly Ballot.
David Quig, PhD - IAOMT presentation: mercury derived from amalgam fillings
(minutes 8:55 - 20:00 pertain to the investigation we did in class.)
Amalgams and Fecal Mercury

10/11,12 Day 15) What can go wrong with regression.
Learn how leverage and residual produce three flavors of outliers.
Enrichment: Evaluate real life examples of linear regression and outliers
...................(Gun violence paper 1 & 2 and Covid outbreaks). 
15A:
A) Complete page 1 of the Day 16 notes in class (we will finish page 2 on Th/Fri)
B) Pg. 214-221 / 11, 13, 14, 25, 27, 15.
FYI: mix your own flavor of outlier with the Correlation Regression Demo (be sure to click on the mean-mean line and regression line).
Outlier Flowchart
Enrichment:Use your knowledge of linear regression to evaluate the paper (and supplement) out of the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies that finds, "At the country-level, there appears to be no discernable relationship between percentage of population fully vaccinated and new COVID-19 cases in the last 7 days (Fig. 1)."

10/10 Day 15M) Quiz on Correlation and Regression Ch. 7 & 8
15M: (after the quiz)
A) complete the handout activity - The Wayward Point

10/06,07 Day 14) Clarify the role of R^2, visual, proof challenge. Check out this R^2 Animation (I made this to animate the information in the blue box on page 183 of our book). Discuss the success of the model vs. the appropriateness of the model. Learn to utilize residual plots. Learn to do it on your calculator.
We can calculate the mean of skewed data, but is it appropriate?
We can calculate the R^2 of non-linear associations, but is it appropriate?

Answering - How Confident are you in your prediction?
14A:
A) Turn in the completed class notes – pages 1 and 2.
B) Complete the problems pg.192-199 / 8,11,27,29,31,54.
C) Study for the quiz on chapters 7 and 8 next class (Days 12-14)
R Squared Visual
Enrichment:
R^2 Hurricanes
Acumulated Cyclone Energy, Global Warming and Hurricanes.

10/04,05 Day 13) How can we use the correlation coefficient to estimate the y value for a given x value?  How to write the equation for the line of best fit and other interesting discoveries from doing a BIG proof.
13A:
A) Turn in the completed class notes including problems 1,3,5,7 we did on page 3.
B) Complete the problems pg.192-199 / 14,15,17,19,21,37,42.
C)  Read Ch. 8

10/03 Monday Day 12M) Review Answers to Test Ch 1-6
12M:
A)
Use the key in DAy 12M folder to make corrections to 12A_B book problems.

09/29,30 Day 12) Discover a numerical summary for the strength of the association between two quantitative variables (the spread of points about the form). Be able to calculate correlation coefficients on your calculator.
12A:
A) Turn in the completed class notes.
B) Complete the problems 164-170 / 1, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 20, 23, 24, 25, 29, 34, 35, 38.
C)  Read Ch. 7
Enrichment: Four Square Multiple Choice _ Plot your own points
Causation?
Screen time might boost depression, suicide behaviors in teens .
Lurking Variable

09/27,28 Day 11) Big Test on everything so far this year - Chapters 1-6.  
11A - Assignment 11:
A) None. 

09/26 Day 11M) Introduction to Part 2
Classwork 11M:
A)
finish and submit the handout (available in Schoology)
B) Make correcdtions to A10_A (Key is in the Day 10 Folder)
C) Study for BIG TEST on Ch. 1-6 next class.

09/22,23 Day 10) Review for Big Test next Tue/Wed.
10A:
A) pg. 135-143 / 10, 20, 33, 36, 38. 5, 8 (draw the entire normal model), 14, 25, 27
B) Review for Big Test next Tue/Wed. Review your class notes and assignments from Days 1-10, Chapters 1-6 of your book, as well as the Key Concepts.

9/20,21 Day 9) Small Quiz on Ch. 6. History of Normal Models. Normal Probability Plot.
9A - Assignment 9:
A) Submit completed class notes for 9D pages 1 and 2.
B) get a head start on A10 (Due Sunday night)
C) Review for BIG TEST nexst Tue/Wed
Enrichment: In 1733 Abraham de Moivre, drawing on the work of Jacob and Nicolaus Bernoulli, calculus, and the underlying structure of Pascal's Triangle, demonstrated how a set of random drawings would distribute themselves around their average value. De Moivre's distribution is know today as a normal curve. It makes it possible to evaluate the probability that a given number of observations will fall within some specified bound around a true ratio.

9/19 Monday Day 9M) Drawing Normal Models and the Empirical Rule.
Ch. 6 Quiz next class (primarily Ch.6)
9M - Assignment 9M:
A) Complete page 2 of the class notes (we will finish page 1 next class).
B) pg. 131-133 / 25, 26 (25,26 draw the entire model), 31, 32, 44 (draw individual curves and show z score calculations).
C) Read Ch.6 to prepare for a small quiz on Ch. 6 Tue./Wed.

09/15,16 Day 8) Journey to Mathmagic Land to discover the power of the Normal Model. Know the cereal example pages 121-123.
8A - Assignment 8:
A) Complete and submit the class notes.
B) p.129-133 / 7, 9, 10, 38, 40, 45 (draw Normal curves for each part of 38,40,45)
Remember N(100, 16) means the mean = 100 and standard deviation = 16 for your z-score calculations.
C) Read pages 116-123.
D) Begin preparing for a quiz on Ch. 6 next Tue/Wed.
Z scores to Percents
Enrichment:
Denmark: No More COVID Vaccines Offered for Under-50

9/13,14 Day 7) Quiz Chapters 4 and 5. You can compare apples n oranges!
If you use the standard deviation as a ruler.
Begin Ch. 6 Measuring with Standard Deviations. Z-score practice.
7A - Assignment 7:
A) Complete and submit the class notes.
B) p.129-130 / 3, 6, 11, 12, 16, 18, 22.
C) Read pages 104-111.
FYI: Check out the official decathlon scoring tables and the theory behind them.
Who is the taller person

09/12 Mon. Day 6M) Review for Quiz next class (Primarily on Chapters 4 and 5).
6M - Assignment 6M: Warm Up: Make corrections to A5_B,
A) Complete the in class problems.
B) Complete the Exit Ticket Vocabulary Review. 
C) Complete the Decathlon Investigation handout – both sides
D) Review for Tue/Wed Quiz. Study your class notes (concepts/vocab), assignments, and review Chapters 4 and 5 of our book (you can ignore Re-expressing Data pgs 89-91). The quiz will focus primarily on displaying quantitative data and describing distributions numerically but everything covered so far is fair game.
Enrichment: It isn't a solution if it's more detrimental than the problem.
COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters for Young Adults: A Risk-Benefit Assessment and Five Ethical Arguments against Mandates at Universities
Serious adverse events of special interest following mRNA COVID-19 vaccination in randomized trials in adults

09/08,09 Day 6) Investigate a measure of spread to complement the mean.
Decide when to use which measure of center and spread.  Calculators are for calculating aren't they? Learn to find all or our summary statistics with the calculator! Review for Quiz next Tue/Wed. (Primarily on Chapters 4 and 5).
6A - Assignment 6:
A) Edpuzzle – Standard Deviation Theory
B) pages 75-78 / 48,50 (no reports, just write a few sentences) pages 95-100 / #7, 28, 30.
C) Complete the Decathlon Investigation handout –side 1
D) Review for Quiz next Tue/Wed. Study your class notes (concepts/vocab), assignments, and review Chapters 4 and 5 of our book (you can ignore Re-expressing 8Data pgs 89-91). The quiz will focus primarily on displaying quantitative data and describing distributions numerically but everything covered so far this year is fair game.
for newer TI84 users: If your 1-Var Stats input asks for Frequency and you want it to be 1. Then just hit clear and enter.
Enrichment: Advantages of the mean deviation, standard deviation proof, and
Why divide by n-1
What does Pfizer's data on 8 mice say about risk/reward of the Bivalent Omicron Booster?
UCSF Dr. & Professor Vinay Prasad discusses risk/reward for bivalent (Omicron) boosters.
Part 1 and Part 2

09/06,07 Day 5)  Figure out how to describe the distribution of quantitative data numerically. Be able to calculate 5-number summaries and create boxplots. What can a time plot tell you that a histogram cannot? Investigate the El Nino Southern Oscillation. 
5A - Assignment 5:
A) complete and submit pages 1 and 2 of the class notes 
B) handwritten on a separate piece of paper complete the following 3 parts:
1. Complete the penny problem from class.
2. Think of and list 3 time series that exhibit seasonal 
          variation. Be sure to describe the cause (or potential
          cause) of the seasonal variation.
3. Pg. 72-76 / 6, 8, 10, 42, Pg. 101-102 / 36

C) Join our AP Section on your College Board Account if you didn't last week.

09/01,02 Day 4) Quiz on Part I Chapters 1,2,3.  Then continue to investigate ways of displaying quantitative data. The nuances of creating stem-and-leaf displays. Histograms with the calculator and the importance of proper bar width. 
Assignment 4: Handouts and Submissions for parts A, B, and C through Schoology
Read your book up to page 52.
A) complete the Edpuzzle
B) complete and submit the class notes
C) complete and submit Pg. 72-75 / 5, 7, 9, 32 
D) Join our AP Section on your College Board Account
(see Schoology message)

08/30,31 Tue/Wed Day 3) Explore Simpson's Paradox. Review for Th/Fri quiz on Ch. 1-3. Review of Six Month Safety and Efficacy.
3A Assignment 3:
A) (in class) Edpuzzle: check for understanding - book review Ch. 1-3.
B) Study for quiz on Chapters 1-3 Th/Fri
                1) Read you book chapters 1-3.
                2) Review the Think, Show, Tell format in the Step-By-Step
                    Example pg. 31-32.
                3) study your class notes and vocabulary
                4) review your assignments
C) Start Day 4 Th/Fri notes if you want using the Edpuzzle in the Day 4 Schoology folder.
Enrichment:
Real life example of Simpson’s Pardox with COVID-19 data 12:48-14:55
Does the FDA think these data justify the first full approval of a covid-19 vaccine?
COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for Children Obligate Action (lots of links for more information)
Serious adverse events of special interest following mRNA COVID-19 vaccination (pdf)
UCSF Dr. & Professor Vinay Prasad discusses risk/reward for bivalent (Omicron) boosters
According to the CDC, "education and messaging to help individual persons understand their risk for medically significant illness complements recommendations for prevention strategies based on risk."
College name and vaccine mandate information.

08/29 Monday Day 3M) Review segmented bar charts to determine independence/association of two categorical variables, evaluate the Investigative Task, and review for quiz Th/Fri.
3M Assignment 3:
A) (in class) Watch the Edpuzzle instructions on how to self-assess assignments. Then self-assess 2A_B Smoking and Education in Schoology.
B) (in class) Submit completed rubric review of your partner's 6 Month Safety and Efficacy in Schoology.
C) Do pg. 37-43 / problems 15, 16, 22, 36.
D) Study for quiz on Chapters 1-3 Th/Fri
1) Read you book chapters 1-3.
2) Review the Think, Show, Tell format in the Step-By-Step Example pg. 31-32.
3) study your class notes and vocabulary
4) review your assignments

08/25,26 Th/Fri Day 2Displaying and Describing Categorical Data, Take a trip on the Titanic. Investigate contingency tables, conditional distribution, and segmented bar charts, and independence/association between categorical variables. Titanic - Does chance of survival depend on ticket class? COVID-19 - Does chance of survival depend on age?
2A Assignment 2: Submit parts A, B, and C through Schoology
A) Finish the 3 pages of the class notes.
B) Assignment 3 handout (Smoking and Education) (see Ch. 3 example problems for hints)
C) Complete the investigative task 6 Month Safety and Efficacy on a separate paper. Reference 6 Month Safety and Efficacy Report and Appendix.
D) Read Ch. 1-3 of your book in preparation for quiz next Th/Fri.
Enrichment:
CDC COVID-19 Pandemic Planning Scenarios, Infection fatality rate analysis
Protection and Waning of Natural and Hybrid Immunity to SARS-CoV-2
CDC Update: Summary of Guidance for Minimizing the Impact of COVID-19

08/23,24 Tue/Wed Day  1) Why AP Statistics? What to expect from the course and your teacher.  Get a taste of statistics being utilized in a real-world setting. Discuss AP Test expectations. Learn to describe data in its context. Investigate types of variables.
Assignment 1:
A) Complete the Green Sheet and AP Statistics Course and Exam Guide scavenger hunt in Schoology.
B) complete both sides of the class notes, including the problems on page 2 if you didn't finish during classtime. Then upload a multipage pdf of pages 1 and 2 of the notes.
Consider:  Genius Scan, Cam Scanner, etc.
C) Read Chapters 1 and 2 of your book.  If you don’t have a book, a digital copy is available in Schoology.

08/22 Mon. Day 0 Introduction to AP Statistics (45 min. class)
Organization of course resources, class structure, resources.
0A - Assignment 0: also posted in Schoology with links
A) Discover The Joy of Stats, complete the Edpuzzle in the Day 0 folder.
B) Begin reading Chapters 1 and 2.

 



 

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