Correlation and Dependence Teacher Resources
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Independent & Dependent Clauses: Subordination & Coordination
7 mins 9th - 10th CCSS: Designed
Here’s a short video that models for viewers how to use independent and dependent clauses to enrich their writing. With the help of FANBOYS, coordinating conjunctions, (For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So) and the proper punctuation, writers...
Understanding the Air through Data Analysis
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Is there a correlation or causation relationship between air pollutants? Groups develop a hypothesis about the daily variation of air pollutants, specifically ozone and CO2. Using Excel to analyze the data, the groups evaluate their...
Guidance Counselors: Working with Scatter Plots
8th - 10th CCSS: Designed
Scatter plots are a great way to connect data with a visual model. Learners look at wages earned depending on education level and determine if there is a correlation between the two. The worksheet includes short answers they must discuss...
Least Squares Linear Regression in R
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The task? Determine the how effective hospitals are at reducing the rate of hospital-acquired infections. The method? Data analysis! Using an open source software program, individuals use provided data and create scatterplots to look for...
When Will We Ever Use This? Predicting Using Graphs
7th - 12th
Here are a set of graphing lessons that have a real-world business focus. Math skills include creating a scatter plot or line graph, fitting a line to a scatter plot, and making predictions. These lessons are aimed at an algebra 1 level...
How the Amount of Solar Energy Absorbed by the Earth is Dependent Upon the Earth's Position
6th - 12th
Students investigate the angle of light and how it faces the earth. They conduct a series of investigations with the following two objectives. Students determine if the angle of light is a factor in the absorption of heat. They correlate...
Modeling a Context from Data (part 2)
9th - 10th CCSS: Designed
Forgive me, I regress. Building upon previous modeling activities, the class examines models using the regression function on a graphing calculator. They use the modeling process to interpret the context and to make predictions based...
Fracking: Positive or Negative Impact?
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Your teenagers may have heard of fracking, but do they really know what it is? And could they debate the benefits and risks? Educate your environmental science class with a lesson about hydraulic fracturing, non-renewable energy sources,...