Statistics 12

Curricular Competencies

Students are expected to do the following:

Reasoning and modelling

  • Develop thinking strategies to solve puzzles and play games
  • Explore, analyze, and apply mathematical ideas using reason, technology, and other tools
  • Estimate reasonably and demonstrate fluent, flexible, and strategic thinking about number
  • Model with mathematics in situational contexts
  • Think creatively and with curiosity and wonder when exploring problems

Understanding and solving

  • Develop, demonstrate, and apply conceptual understanding of mathematical ideas through play, story, inquiry, and problem solving

MediaSmarts Resources

Crime Perceptions Quiz
Perceptions of Youth and Crime


Students are expected to know the following:

  • role of statistical thinking in research and the scientific method
  • observational and experimental studies
  • probability models for variation
  • intuition and appreciation of inferential concepts, such as confidence intervals and hypothesis tests
  • use of software and technology to enhance statistical ideas
  • communication of statistical findings

MediaSmarts Resources

Crime in the News
Crime Perceptions Quiz
Gambling in the Media
Online Gambling and Youth
Perceptions of Youth and Crime