Data Sets

 

Click on the following links to download a data set in Excel format (unless otherwise noted).  This information is for use with the articles listed.

File Name Notes Issue
How Many Rolls (web activity 3) A PDF of a third activity to go with the two  published in the article How Many Rolls? from the 2008-2009 Special Edition of the ComMuniCator: Probability and Statistics Across the Grades K-12 Special Edition 2008-09
Dice all 3 A program for uploading into your TI-calculator, associated with the above article. The 3 dice files are in a single compressed folder and should expand into usable programs after downloading. same
Logistic Growth This spreadsheet contains data related to oil production and M. King Hubbert’s prediction in 1956 that oil production would peak in the 1970s. 31.3,
March 2006
BingoII These transparency masters can be used for a second Geometry BINGO game.
(Adobe Reader required.)
31.3,
March 2006
Populations The Populations data file includes population information for the 191 independent nations of the world and includes the current population (C.P.), in thousands, as reported in The Time Almanac 2000; the current average annual rate of natural population increase (or decrease), reported in percents; and the nations projected populations (P.P.) in 2100, in thousands, if the percent rate of increase or decrease remains constant over the next 100 years. 28.4,
June 2004
Donner84 This file includes 10 variables or attributes for the 84 members of the Donner Party who were trapped in the Sierras: name, gender, family group, position, estimated age as of July 31, 1846 (the date that they left Fort Bridger, Wyoming), child or adult, died or survived, rescue unit or place of death, order of death, and approximate date of death in yyyymmdd format. 28.4,
June 2004
Donner91 This file includes 10 variables or attributes for each of the 91 people who traveled with the Donner Party since their journey began in April: name, gender, family group, position, estimated age as of July 31, 1846 (the date that they left Fort Bridger, Wyoming), child or adult, died or survived, rescue unit or place of death, order of death, and approximate date of death in yyyymmdd format. 28.4,
June 2004
Missions The census of 1832 provided data about all 21 missions in California: name, date the mission was founded, Indian (Native American) population, crops (wheat, barley, beans, peas, and lentils) that are harvested in 100-pound units, and livestock (cattle, sheep, goats, horses, mules, but not the smaller animals like chickens.) pending
SATdata The data file is aggregate data collected from each of the 50 states and includes information concerning the average cost per pupil, the student:teacher ratio, the estimated average teacher salary, the percent of students who took the SAT exam for the 1994-1995 school year, and the average verbal, average math, and average total SAT scores. 28.4,
June 2004