Against All Odds: Inside Statistics
11:41

Against All Odds: Inside Statistics: Small Sample Inference For One Mean

ABC Me March 12, 2018

Mathematics

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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A brewer uses this technique to monitor quality differences in multiple batches of the same beer.

A brewer uses this technique to monitor quality differences in multiple batches of the same beer.

Against All Odds: Inside Statistics
10:22

Against All Odds: Inside Statistics: Random Variables

ABC Me October 21, 2019

Mathematics

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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?

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?

Against All Odds: Inside Statistics
9:58

Against All Odds: Inside Statistics: Fitting Lines To Data

ABC Me November 6, 2017

Mathematics

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Winter snowpack in the Colorado Rockies can predict spring water supply. Plotting annual measurements in a scatter plot lets resource managers draw a regression line that ...

Winter snowpack in the Colorado Rockies can predict spring water supply. Plotting annual measurements in a scatter plot lets resource managers draw a regression line that helps them forecast water availability.

Against All Odds: Inside Statistics
9:57

Against All Odds: Inside Statistics: Correlation

ABC Me November 13, 2017

Mathematics

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Twin studies track how similar identical and fraternal twins are on various characteristics, even if they don't grow up together. Correlation lets researchers put a number on it.

Twin studies track how similar identical and fraternal twins are on various characteristics, even if they don't grow up together. Correlation lets researchers put a number on it.

Against All Odds: Inside Statistics
9:48

Against All Odds: Inside Statistics: Probability Models

ABC Me October 14, 2019

Mathematics

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Casinos are as well versed in probability as statisticians and probability models help them maintain the house advantage over gamblers.

Casinos are as well versed in probability as statisticians and probability models help them maintain the house advantage over gamblers.

Against All Odds: Inside Statistics
9:05

Against All Odds: Inside Statistics: Census and Sampling

ABC Me December 11, 2017

Mathematics

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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The US counts every resident every 10 years, or at least tries to. Statisticians use sampling from a population as an alternative to a complete count, as utilised at a potato ...

The US counts every resident every 10 years, or at least tries to. Statisticians use sampling from a population as an alternative to a complete count, as utilised at a potato chip factory.

Against All Odds: Inside Statistics
8:48

Against All Odds: Inside Statistics: Control Charts

ABC Me February 19, 2018

Mathematics

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
This quality control method helped Quest Diagnostics streamline and improve their system for processing and testing lab samples so they could meet their nightly deadlines.

This quality control method helped Quest Diagnostics streamline and improve their system for processing and testing lab samples so they could meet their nightly deadlines.

Vitruvian Man, architecture and beauty
8:06

Vitruvian Man, architecture and beauty

Clip from The Beauty of Diagrams

Mathematics

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Marcus du Sautoy inspects Leonardo da Vinci's original Vitruvian Man and discusses its application to architecture and geometry.

Marcus du Sautoy inspects Leonardo da Vinci's original Vitruvian Man and discusses its application to architecture and geometry.

The Fibonacci sequence in nature
2:50

The Fibonacci sequence in nature

Clip from The Great Math Mystery

Mathematics

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Astrophysicist Mario Livio demonstrates how the Fibonacci sequence is represented in nature, observing how the patterns in plants conform to the progression of numbers.

Astrophysicist Mario Livio demonstrates how the Fibonacci sequence is represented in nature, observing how the patterns in plants conform to the progression of numbers.

Pi, probability and the natural world
2:48

Pi, probability and the natural world

Clip from The Great Math Mystery

Mathematics

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Astrophysicist Mario Livio demonstrates how the probability of a needle falling on a line, or between two lines, has an uncanny relationship to pi.

Astrophysicist Mario Livio demonstrates how the probability of a needle falling on a line, or between two lines, has an uncanny relationship to pi.

Six degrees of separation
2:31

Six degrees of separation

Clip from How Kevin Bacon Cured Cancer

Mathematics

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Duncan Watts reveals how the game and urban myth of Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon helped shape his Small World Project and network theory.

Duncan Watts reveals how the game and urban myth of Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon helped shape his Small World Project and network theory.

How to solve a Rubik's Cube
2:30

How to solve a Rubik's Cube

Clip from How to Win at Everything

Mathematics

11-12
12+
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Struggling with Rubik's Cube since it came out in the '80s? Learn how to solve the puzzle from any one of the 43 quintrillion starting points with an algorithm and simple advice.

Struggling with Rubik's Cube since it came out in the '80s? Learn how to solve the puzzle from any one of the 43 quintrillion starting points with an algorithm and simple advice.

Amazingly advanced Mayan mathematics
2:09

Amazingly advanced Mayan mathematics

Clip from The Time Compass

Mathematics

5-6
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The Mayans were possibly the first civilisation to use 'zero' as a number and as a concept.

The Mayans were possibly the first civilisation to use 'zero' as a number and as a concept.