# Multimedia Resources

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Audio 1: Deceptive Statistics
Description: Explores how the media sometimes use statistics to mislead.
LO: 6-3: Summarize samples based on central tendency and variability.

Video 1: Mean, Median, and Mode
Description: Describes mean, median, and mode to the tune of American Idiot by Green Day.
LO: 6-1: Compare measures of central tendency.

Video 2: Best Measure of Central Tendency
Description: Describes how to pick the best measure of central tendency for different distributions.
LO: 6-1: Compare measures of central tendency.

Video 3: Variability
Description: Explains the concept of variability and homogeneity of variance using a group of dancers.
LO: 6-2: Compare measures of variability.

Video 4: How to Spot a Misleading Graph
Description: This TED-Ed clip shows the graphs can be used to communicate misleading information, such as by distorting scales and omitting important data.
LO: 6-3: Summarize samples based on central tendency and variability.

Video 5: The Art of Data Visualization
Description: This clip created by PBS is a collection of respected scholars of data presentation talking about the roles data visualization has played over the years and in current political climate.
LO: 6-3: Summarize samples based on central tendency and variability.

Video 6: Calculation of Standard Deviation
Description: Explains how to calculate standard deviation in a clear, concise manner.
LO: 6-4: Calculate measures of central tendency and variability.

Web 1: Descriptive Statistics
Description: This page by Investopedia explains what descriptive statistics can tell about the data. There is a short video associated with this link that explains descriptive statistics.
LO: 6-1: Compare measures of central tendency.

Web 2: Visualization Techniques to Communicate Data
Description: This page by Online Behavior discusses how several different types of graphs can be used to communicate data.
LO: 6-3: Summarize samples based on central tendency and variability.