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Re: Experimental Design

Postby dudeincolorado » January 20th, 2009, 10:26 pm

Here's the wiki http://scioly.org/wiki/Experimental_Design theres a whole directory on the front page under the event forums, and above the general chat ones. Oh theres also some practice trials on the bottom of the wiki they aren't the best in the world but they will help.
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Re: Experimental Design

Postby jazzy009 » January 27th, 2009, 8:37 pm

oh the practice trials are great! following the rubric with them is like gold.
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Re: Experimental Design

Postby danger will robinson » January 30th, 2009, 8:41 pm

Yeah. I'm not on this event (but I had a schedule conflict with my beloved Dynamic Planet, so I have to switch, hopefully to this one), but I've heard that they're not looking for someone to cure cancer or make a nucleur reactor out of post-it notes, marbles, and a ruler. They want really basic stuff. Which is good for us anyway, considering the time restriction.
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Re: Experimental Design

Postby binary010101 » January 31st, 2009, 2:44 pm

Yeah, you'll need to maximize the use of your time. Having three people is extremely helpful.
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Re: Experimental Design

Postby Volleyfroggie » February 3rd, 2009, 5:04 pm

i know how the to do the measure of central tendency, variation, and regression analysis, but the "other appropriate statistic used" i'm stumped on, i need just a few suggestions to get going.

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Re: Experimental Design

Postby maggieo2010 » February 4th, 2009, 2:45 pm

hold up...what's central tendency? and by variation, do you just mean range and standard deviation?

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Re: Experimental Design

Postby binary010101 » February 7th, 2009, 11:07 am

i.e. Mean, median, mode, etc.
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Re: Experimental Design

Postby ZekeBud » February 11th, 2009, 7:34 am

I think it sounds really cool! My couch's suggestion is that you memorize the rubric so you know not to leave out anything. It's pretty cool. We did a pratice design and it was pretty fun. It's my second favorite event this year!
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Re: Experimental Design

Postby lildammgrl14x » February 11th, 2009, 12:53 pm

what statistics are you guys studying?
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Re: Experimental Design

Postby binary010101 » February 11th, 2009, 1:54 pm

Clarify, please.
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