Tag Archives: statistics & probability

Creating an Immigrant Scorecard – Creating a Formula

Oktober 13th, 2017

In this lesson, students will consider and propose various factors that can be used to make decisions regarding prospective immigrants to the United States of America. Students will conduct public opinion research to determine which factors should be used, and the relative weighting that each of these factors should receive, in creating an Immigrant Scorecard.

From Ellis Island to the Trump Wall – A Mathematical Analysis

Oktober 13th, 2017

Juxtaposing the architecture of Ellis island with that of the proposed Trump Wall creates many opportunities for mathematical analysis and frames a discussion of how our nation’s attitude toward immigration has changed