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Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 3, Histograms
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directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 3 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 9 mins

Meteorologists use histograms to map when lightning strikes and this visualization technique helps them understand the data in new ways.

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The new Against All Odds is intended as a one-year introduction to statistics. Made up of vivid real-world examples, our goal is to present statistics in the...

directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 3 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 9 mins
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Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 11, Fitting Lines to Data
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directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 11 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 11 mins

Winter snowpack in the Colorado Rockies can predict spring water supply. Plotting annual measurements in a scatterplot lets resource managers draw a regression line that helps them forecast water availability.

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The new Against All Odds is intended as a one-year introduction to statistics. Made...

directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 11 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 11 mins
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Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 13, Two-Way Tables
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directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 13 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 10 mins

One city surveyed the happiness of its residents. Two-way tables help organize the data and tease out relationships between happiness levels and opinions about aspects of the city itself.

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The new Against All Odds is intended as a one-year introduction to statistics. Made up of vivid real-world...

directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 13 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 10 mins
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Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 17, Samples and Surveys
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directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 17 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 10 mins

A visit to the University of New Hampshire Survey Center illustrates how pollsters create accurate surveys. They can then use details from their sample to make inferences about a whole population.

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The new Against All Odds is intended as a one-year introduction to statistics. Made up of vivid r...

directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 17 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 10 mins
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Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 18, Introduction to Probability
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directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 18 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 11 mins

Probability is the mathematics of chance behavior - and can help predict events such as the daily weather, or whether an asteroid will collide with Earth.

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The new Against All Odds is intended as a one-year introduction to statistics. Made up of vivid real-world examples, our goal is to present...

directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 18 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 11 mins
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Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 19, Probability Models
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directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 19 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 10 mins

Casinos are as well-versed in probability as statisticians and probability models help them maintain the house advantage over gamblers.

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The new Against All Odds is intended as a one-year introduction to statistics. Made up of vivid real-world examples, our goal is to present statistics in the...

directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 19 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 10 mins
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Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 20, Random Variables
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directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 20 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 11 mins

The Challenger space shuttle disaster was blamed on faulty O-rings. How can probability calculations on random variables help predict the chances of this kind of failure?

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The new Against All Odds is intended as a one-year introduction to statistics. Made up of vivid real-world examples, our go...

directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 20 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 11 mins
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produced by Miriam Lewin, 1957-, in Art of Teaching the Arts: A Workshop for High School Teachers, 1 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2005), 58 mins
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produced by Miriam Lewin, 1957-, in Art of Teaching the Arts: A Workshop for High School Teachers, 8 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2005), 59 mins
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Arts in Every Classroom: A Video Library, K-5, 1, Introducing Arts Education
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produced by Miriam Lewin, 1957-, Lavine Production Group, KSA-Plus Communications and University of Tennessee, Chattanooga. Southeast Center for Education in the Arts, in Arts in Every Classroom: A Video Library, K-5, 1 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2003), 22 mins

This program includes three segments: What Is Arts Education? (14 minutes) shows a montage of insights from teachers and administrators, plus examples of successful arts instruction in classrooms across America. What Are the Arts? (5 minutes) presents teachers, administrators, students, and parents who offer thoug...

produced by Miriam Lewin, 1957-, Lavine Production Group, KSA-Plus Communications and University of Tennessee, Chattanooga. Southeast Center for Education in the Arts, in Arts in Every Classroom: A Video Library, K-5, 1 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2003), 22 mins
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