Sites with Data
- DASL, the Data and Story Library. A great collection, recently remastered.
- kidscount.org. Great stuff about kids from the Annie E Casey foundation. Not microdata, but still good.
- State health facts from the Kaiser Family Foundation.
- FARS. Terrifying microdata (use their query tool) from NHTSA’s Fatal Accident Reporting System.
- NHANES (at eeps). National health survey data from 2002–2003. Choose attributes and sample size, and download or do the magic Fathom drag!
- ACS (at eeps). American Community Survey data. 20,000+ Californians from 2013.
- NY Times about social mobility, 22 July 2013. Includes cool interactive graphics and a link to the underlying study. Not clear how much it depends on linear modeling; relationships appear smoother than I would expect.
- Secrets of the Fathom Masters, where I record Fathom techniques to try to fill in what some perceive to be a gap in the documentation.
- George Cobb’s article, A Ptolemaic Curriculum. This lays out the idea that we should teach beginning inferential statistics using randomization.
- CODAP, the Common Online Data Analysis Platform (project) (just open it)
- Tuva The Data Literacy Company
- Desmos graphing calculator
- Data Games, KCP Technologies
- Fathom, The Concord Consortium
- TinkerPlots, Key Curriculum Press
- Chance & Rossman, Workshop Statistics
- Starnes & Yates, The Practice of Statistics
- Olsen, Devore, Peck, Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis
- Freedman, Statistics
Books of Activities and Problems
These are all by me, so it’s really easy for me to use them.
- Data in Depth
- Fifty Fathoms
- The Model Shop, Volume 1 (formerly EGADs): Functions from Geometry. Amazon. From eeps!.
- The Fathom Guide to The Practice of Statistics
- United We Solve. Math problems for groups.
- Get It Together. More math problems for groups.
- A Den of Inquiry. Data- and math-rich labs for physics.