AP Statistics Course Planner st 1 Semester: Unit I: Exploring and Understanding Data (Chapters 1-6) Time Frame: First 5 weeks of School Week 1 Chapter 1: Intro to Stats Chapter 2: What is data? Chapter 2 Quiz Chapter 3: Describing and displaying categorical data and introductory discussion of independence Chapter 3 Quiz Week 2 Chapter 4: Describing and displaying quantitative data Chapter 4 Quiz Week 3 Chapter 5: Summary statistics for quantitative data and outliers Chapter 5 Quiz Week 4 Chapter 6: The Normal model and the effects of linear transformations to data sets on summary statistics Chapter 6 Quiz Week 5 Review and assessment of Unit I Free Response Problems from old AP Statistics Tests Unit I Practice Test Unit I Test Unit II: Regression (Chapters 7-10) Time Frame: Weeks 6-9 Week 6 Chapter 7: Displaying and describing scatterplots, and analyzing two-variable quantitative data, correlation, and coefficient of determination Chapter 7 Quiz Week 7 Chapter 8: Analyzing two-variable quantitative data, least-squares regression, and slope and y-intercepts Week 8 Chapter 8: Residuals and residual plots Chapter 8 Quiz Chapter 9: Outliers and influential points Chapter 9 Quiz Week 9 Chapter 10: Transformations to achieve linearity Chapter 10 Quiz Review and assessment of Unit II Free Response Problems from old AP Statistics Tests Unit II Practice Test Unit II Test Unit III: Collecting Data (Chapters 11-13) Time Frame: Weeks 10-13 Week 10 Chapter 11: Simulations and random numbers Chapter 11 Quiz Weeks 10 and 11 Chapter 12: Designing surveys via various methods, bias in surveys, and randomization and representative samples Chapter 12 Quiz Weeks 12 and 13 Chapter 13: observational studies and experimental design (control, random assignment of treatment, replication, placebo and blinding, blocking and matched pairs, confounding and lurking variables, statistically significant difference) Chapter 13 Quiz Free Response Problems from old AP Statistics Tests Unit III Practice Test Unit III Test Unit IV: Probability (Chapters 14-17) Time Frame: Weeks 14-18 Week 14 Chapter 14: Basic probability principles including complement, independence, and mutually exclusive Chapter 14 Quiz Weeks 14 and 15 Chapter 15: Addition, multiplication, and conditional probability rules Chapter 15 Quiz Week 16 Chapter 16: Random variables, expected value, standard deviation, rules for transforming, and combining random variables. Chapter 16 Quiz Weeks 17 and 18 Chapter 17: Geometric and binomial probability models, and Normal approximation for the binomial Chapter 17 Quiz Free Response Problems from old AP Statistics Tests Unit IV Practice Test Unit IV Test st End of 1 Semester nd 2 Semester: Unit V: Inference for Proportions (Chapters 18-22) Time Frame: Weeks 19-22 Week 19 Chapter 18: Sampling distributions and Central Limit Theorem Chapter 18 Quiz Weeks 19 and 20 Chapter 19: Confidence intervals for one proportion Chapter 19 Quiz Weeks 20 and 21 Chapter 20: Hypothesis testing for one proportion Chapter 20 Quiz Chapter 21 Type I and Type II errors and power Chapter 21 Quiz Week 22 Chapter 22: Intervals and tests for two proportions Chapter 22 Quiz Free Response Problems from old AP Statistics Tests Unit V Practice Test Unit V Test Unit VI: Inference for Means (Chapters 23-25) Time Frame: Weeks 23-25 Week 23 Chapter 23: Confidence intervals and hypothesis tests for one mean Chapter 23 Quiz Week 24 Chapter 24: Confidence intervals and hypothesis testing for two means Chapter 24 Quiz Chapter 25: Confidence intervals and hypothesis testing for matched pairs Week 25 Free Response Problems from old AP Statistics Tests Unit VI Practice Test Unit VI Test Unit VII: Inference for Counts and Slope (Chapters 26-27) Time Line: Weeks 26-27 Week 26 Chapter 26: Chi-square goodness-or-fit, Chi-squared for homogeneity and for independence Chapter 26 Quiz Week 27: Chapter 27: Confidence interval for slope and hypothesis testing for slope Chapter 27 Quiz Review for the AP Statistics Test Time Frame: Weeks 28-30 Practice Free Response Problems from old AP Statistics Practice work from the AP Test Prep review book, including a sample multiple choice portion of the test st AP Statistics Test (1 week in May) *Those students who do not take the AP Statistics Test will be required to take a AP Statistics Final Test in class at the same time Cumulative Project Time Line: Weeks 31-36 Cumulative year-end project: Students design a study, collect and summarize data, analyze data using statistical inference procedures and computer software, make a class presentation, and submit a written report.
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