# Statistical Distributions Teacher Resources

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Lesson Plan
Virginia Department of Education

#### Exploring Statistics

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Collect and analyze data to find out something interesting about classmates. Groups devise a statistical question and collect data from their group members. Individuals then create a display of their data and calculate descriptive...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Accidents Happen: Seat Belt Laws, Enforcement, and Usage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Start with a NOVA video about car crashes, crash test dummy footage, or other video about seat belt use. Or have groups review attached data about seat belt usage (by state) and share their conclusions. Learners then devise a method to...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Did Voters Turn Out -- or Are They Turned Off?

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
What was the voter turnout at your last state election? Examine voter turnout statistics from the most recent election to learn which ten states have the best turnout record. This instructional activity offers election data, handouts,...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Digital Statistics

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Research data analysis by creating charts in class. Define the differences between an "average" and "range" while examining measurement data based on student height. Utilize computer software to create a height graph which is shared with...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Stjudents examine the statistics in a Canadian publication for use in graphs. They develop their own questions based on tables and graphs found in this publication..
Assessment
EngageNY

#### End-of-Module Assessment Task - Algebra 1 (Module 2)

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Check for understanding at the end of your descriptive statistics unit with an end-of-module assessment. It uses five questions to measure progress toward mastery of descriptive statistics standards. Each question is developed to address...
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Frequency Polygons: Constructing a Frequency Polygon

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Connect the dots on frequency. Given a distribution table of scores on an assessment, learners create a frequency polygon by moving points on a graph to the correct frequency. The pupils use the display to answer questions about the...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### The Three M's of Statistics: Mode, Median, Mean

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young mathematicians use the Visual Thesaurus to define mean, median, and mode. In this mean, median and mode lesson, learners use online sources to find the definitions of mean, median, and mode before applying the concepts to a class...
Unit Plan
Beyond Benign

#### Can You Hear Me Now? Cell Phone Accounts

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How sustainable are cell phones? Throughout the unit, learners explore the issues around cell phones concerning sustainability. Class members take a graphical look at the number of cell phones across the world using a box-and-whisker...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Global Statistics

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students determine statistics based on data.  In this statistics lesson plan, students use data and record in charts.  Students create graphs based on the statistics found.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Bell Curve

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore averages by completing a data analysis activity. In this bell curve instructional activity, students measure different food items and plot their measurements on a X and Y axis. Students create bell curves around the...
Interactive
Curated OER

#### Water Studies: Precipitation and Population

For Students 7th - 12th
For this water worksheet, students complete the chart about precipitation and population and answer short answer questions. Students complete 14 rows in the chart and answer 4 questions.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Using Statistics to Uncover More Evidence

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders participate in an online Web lesson plan on ways of interpreting data. They conduct a survey and interpret the results in a journal entry.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Probability Using M&M's

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students estimate and then count the number of each color of M&M's in their bag. In this mathematics lesson, students find the experimental probability of selecting each color from the bag. Students create pictographs and bar graphs...
Lesson Plan
Virginia Department of Education

#### Field Goals, Balls, and Nets

For Teachers 6th Standards
Score a resource on ratios. Young mathematicians learn about different ways to express ratios. Using sports data, they write statements about the statistics in ratio form.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Hypothesis Testing: Top Ten Singles

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students review and better examine hypothesis testing and evaluation of probability distributions. the use of the discovery method is vital to the studying because it is about student interests which helps for motivation.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Rolling For Value

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students participate in a lesson to comprehend the concept of probability while rolling dice. They recognize patterns while making observations and recording the data for each roll. Students also review place values while playing a game...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Be the Kiwi: Gender Roles

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students take a look at gender roles in New Zealand. In this global issues lesson, students analyze statistics that reveal the divide between men and women employees in the country.
Activity
Illustrative Mathematics

#### Why Randomize?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your statisticians draw several samplings from the same data set, some randomized and some not, and consider the distribution of the sample means of the two different types of samplings. The exercise demonstrates that non-random samples...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Creating Climographs

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students chart statistical information on graphs, interpret the information and use it to explain spatial relationships, and identify the relationship between climate and vegetation.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Pitching Cards

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students measure distances using different units. In this geometry lesson, students use the correct formula to calculate the distance between objects. They convert between traditional and non traditional ways to measure distance.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Time Management: Piece of Pie

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine their own lives and how well they manage their time outside of school. In this this time management lesson, students discover the amount of time they spend on other activities, and create a pie chart with that...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Statistics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers log their computer usage hours. They determine the mean, median, mode and standard deviation of the collected data. They make a frequency histogram of the grouped data, both on graph paper, and on the TI 83+ graphing...
Assessment
Inside Mathematics

#### Suzi's Company

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The mean might not always be the best representation of the average. The assessment task has individuals determine the measures of center for the salaries of a company. They determine which of the three would be the best representation...