VIRTUAL CAMP: Superb Statistics for Everyday Life! (ages 14+) (ONLINE) | Kids Out and About Pittsburgh

VIRTUAL CAMP: Superb Statistics for Everyday Life! (ages 14+) (ONLINE)

This fun, informative summer camp will introduce kids to the wonderful world of statistics! Become a smarter shopper by learning how statistics can be used in everyday advertising to manipulate us. Learn how statistics have been used by the National Hockey League and in the standings for Major League Baseball. We will watch films that deal with statistical analysis such as Money Ball, and we will study how statisticians predict box-office success for Hollywood blockbusters. We will even perform

Camp Goals and Objectives:

Familiarize students with the role of statistics in society in such areas as marketing, advertising, and media. Teach students to be more aware of how statistics can be used to manipulate us, and about ethical statistic use.

Special Note for Parents:

This is an online camp that will be run synchronously (live) with our teacher via Zoom.


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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Online
Online, NY, .
United States

Phone:

604-500-3951
Contact name: 
Ernie Pao
Dates: 
08/04/2020
08/05/2020
08/06/2020
Time: 
Session 2 - August 4 to 7, 2020 (no class August 3) - 10:00 to 11:30 am daily (PST) Session 3 - August 10 to 14, 2020 - 12:30 to 2:00 pm daily (PST)