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Discovering the Scientist Within offers an utterly unique approach to the research methods course. Rather than taking students through statistical methods one at a time, the authors provide a series of realistic and engaging case studies with each design-focused chapter presenting a single study start to finish. View More

Discovering the Scientist Within

Video: Individual vs. Accumulated Experience : Global Warming

This video clip from the Daily Show with Jon Stewart addresses the question of ''How can global warming be true, if there are record snowfalls?'' This provides a nice context for discussing the difference between single data points (individual experience) vs. larger samples (accumulated experience).

The key part of the clip starts at 3:33.


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Posted: Wednesday, May 5, 2010