Subject area/course: Statistics
Grade level/band: 11–12
- This task is an opportunity for students to apply their statistical reasoning to a relevant social and health issue: the importance of sleep. This task focuses on the use of the normal distribution as a mathematical model and on formulating a question, gathering data, and answering a key question. After researching the topic in general, students will gather a data set (n > 30) on the topic of sleep habits from their peers. In a summary report, students will demonstrate their ability to communicate this important topic using the language of probability and statistics.
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