This course opens students eyes to the many uses of statistics in the real worldfrom sports and the weather to health and politics. Students learn basic concepts, how to use graphs to represent data, and ways to analyze data. They explore statistical relationships, including the use of correlations, residuals and residual plots, and scatter plots. Finally, students learn how to model nonlinear relationships using exponential and logarithmic functions and how to design a sample to produce the correct type of data (observational vs. experimental). By the end of this course, students gain a knowledge of and appreciation for the field of statistics and its application in the real world.