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AP Statistics Mrs. LaPlaca Final Project AP Statistics Final Project Final Project: Work with a Partner (two people) One project and One presentation will be done by you and your partner. Final Exam Grade (10% of overall grade) o Half – Final Exam (Tuesday, May 20) o Half – Final Project/Presentation • Project must reflect material we have studied in Chapters 1 through 14 covered during the school year. • The exploratory data analysis and inference procedures discussed in class must be included in the project • • • Final Project components: (all must be typed) 1. Written proposal (due Thursday, May 22) a. Tells me who is working on the project together. b. Explains the objective of the project (some examples of things to include) i. What are the data set(s) ii. What are you trying to gather evidence, estimate, or conclude. iii. What inference procedure you plan to use iv. Why did you pick this topic? c. No longer than a paragraph d. Include the link to your data. 2. Project Write-up (using formal language and statistics vocabulary) a. Introduction to the project b. Background information on the topic or data topic. c. Data set selection (source for the data) d. Exploratory analysis of the data (this includes) i. A few sentences to describe the graphs ii. Numerical summary/calculations of the data iii. Graphs e. Calculations (show the inference procedure formula) f. Inference Procedure(s) - FULL inference toolbox g. Conclusions i. Few sentences that pull the whole project together. ii. Link to statistical concepts iii. Use context of the project h. Relevant images and information (pictures and graphs that relate to the topic of interest) 3. Power Point/Presi Presentation a. Abbreviated write up (think bullet points) b. Important data, calculations and procedures c. Conclusions d. Relevant images, graphs, charts. 4. At least 5 minute partner presentation (in class) (please no longer than 15 minutes) Collecting the Data There are two ways: 1. Use the following links to choose your topic (these data sets are random samples) 2. Choose a topic and find data provided online (example mlb.com) a. If this is your choice, you MUST describe how you will be taking a random sample from this data. b. Thoroughly design your sampling selection c. EX: Use a tactile, random digit table, random digit generator d. This will require bullet points that describe your process and is an added part to the project write – up.