4.4 Critiquing students’ numerical summaries

In this activity, you get to critique actual Project submissions, so you can critique your own before submission.

  1. Critique the numerical summary in Fig. 4.3, a screenshot from a student Project Report.
    (You don’t know what ‘standard error’ means yet.) Identify ways to improve the numerical summary.

    The RQ is ‘What is the mean difference between the kicking distance using dominant and non-dominant legs?

A numerical summary from a student Project

FIGURE 4.3: A numerical summary from a student Project

  1. Critique the numerical summary in Fig. 4.4, a screenshot from a student Project Report. (You don’t know what ‘standard error’ means yet.) Identify ways to improve the numerical summary.

    The RQ is ‘What is the difference between the mean burn rates of generic and brand-name sparklers?

A numerical summary from a student Project

FIGURE 4.4: A numerical summary from a student Project