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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), 10 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), 10 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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American Cinema, 12, Thinking and Writing About Film
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directed by Richard Smigielski, fl. 1982; produced by Brian Street, fl. 1994, KCET, Los Angeles, CA, New York Center for Visual History and British Broadcasting Corporation, in American Cinema, 12 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1995), 28 mins,
Source: www.learner.org

"Writing and Thinking About Film" provides a formal and cultural analysis of a classical film sequence. It serves as a critical how-to guide for those new to film critique.

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A video instructional series on film history for college and high school classrooms and adult learners; 10 one-hour and 3 ha...

directed by Richard Smigielski, fl. 1982; produced by Brian Street, fl. 1994, KCET, Los Angeles, CA, New York Center for Visual History and British Broadcasting Corporation, in American Cinema, 12 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1995), 28 mins,
Source: www.learner.org
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American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 2, Exploring Borderlands
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produced by Lori Gomez, fl. 1996, Oregon Public Broadcasting, in American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 2 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2003), 28 mins

Chicana writer Gloria Anzaldúa tells us that the border is "una herida abierta [an open wound] where... the lifeblood of two worlds is merging to form a third country — a border culture." This program explores the literature of the Chicano borderlands and its beginnings in the literature of Spanish colonizatio...

produced by Lori Gomez, fl. 1996, Oregon Public Broadcasting, in American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 2 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2003), 28 mins
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American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 4, Spirit of Nationalism
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produced by Lori Gomez, fl. 1996, Oregon Public Broadcasting, in American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 4 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2003), 28 mins

The Enlightenment brought new ideals and a new notion of selfhood to the American colonies. This program begins with an examination of the importance of the trope of the self-made man in Benjamin Franklin's autobiography, and then turns to the development of this concept in the writings of Romanticist Ralph Waldo...

produced by Lori Gomez, fl. 1996, Oregon Public Broadcasting, in American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 4 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2003), 28 mins
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