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February 2001

GRADE LEVEL: 9-12, Advanced

Statistics.com is a comprehensive directory of online data sources. For a fee, courses are offered at the site, but use of the directory is free.

The site is simple and mostly text but not unappealing.

Users may locate information by following the category structure on the main page or doing a keyword search. Other statistical information is listed in the left-side navigation menu.

Are your students looking for that particular piece of statistical data to complete a term paper or project? Statistics.com may be just the place to find it. This comprehensive directory of links to statistical data sources covers topics from agriculture to education to health to transportation. The site offers some fairly expensive courses on statistical methods, but the use of the site's other resources is free and worth the visit. Users will find free software, discussion groups, booklists for online and print materials, a host of links to interactive statistical calculation pages, and a homework discussion for getting help with statistics problems.