Course Map for

Advanced Placement Statistics

Month Content Skills Assessment
August-

September

Introduction to the Course

Descriptive Statistics

Normal Curves

Displaying Distributions

Describing Distributions

 

Free Response Test

In-Class Quizzes

October Data Relationships:

Correlation, Regression, &

Residuals

 

Producing Data

Interpreting Scatterplots

Fitting Lines to Data

 

 

Analyzing Study Design

Using Random # Tables

Free Response Test

In-Class Quizzes

 

 

Surveys

Conduct & Analyze

November Experiments & Studies

Sample Design

 

Probability

 

Conducting SRS’s

Eliminating Bias

Questioning Results

Modeling Random Events

Free Response Test

In-Class Quizzes

 

Three Card Monty

Free Response Test

December Random Variables

Discrete & Continuous

Law of Large Numbers

Binomial Distributions

Central Limit Theorem

Sample Means

Finding Mean & Variance

Construct Control Charts

Controlling Variance with

Sample Size

Approximating with

Normal Distribution

Free Response Test

In-Class Quizzes

 

Dice vs. Cards

January Statistical Inference

Confidence Levels

Significance Testing

 

Constructing Null &

Alternate Hypotheses

Decision Making through

Inference

Calculating Power

Free Response Test

In-Class Quizzes

 

Dice Activity

February Inference for Distribution

The t test

The f test

Two sample tests

Inference for Counts

 

Using One-Sample &

Matched Pairs

Comparing Two Means

Analyzing Robustness

 

Free Response Test

In-Class Quizzes

March Comparing Proportions

& Two Way Tables

Regression Inference

Using chi-square Test

Describing Relations

Estimating Parameters

Using Prediction Intervals

Free Response Test

In-Class Quizzes

April Review of all topics in

preparation for AP Test

Reviewing Skills

Free Response & Multiple

Choice sections to time

Multiple choice

review section

Free Response Tests

May-

June

AP Test

ANOVA

Analyzing Variance