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#### Creating a Histogram

Display data over a larger interval. The fourth segment in a 22-part unit introduces histograms and plotting data within intervals to the class. Pupils create frequency tables with predefined intervals to build histograms. They describe...

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#### Creating a Dot Plot

Which dot am I? Pupils create dot plots to represent sample data through the use of frequency tables. The third segment in a series of 22 asks individuals to analyze the dot plots they created. The scholars translate back and forth...

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#### What Killed the Seeds?

Can a coral cure cancer? Take seventh and eighth grade science sleuths to the underwater drugstore for an investigation into emerging pharmaceutical research. The fifth installment in a series of six has classmates research the wealth of...

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#### Through the Grapevine

Teach statistics by analyzing raisins. A thorough activity provides lesson resources for five levels to include all grades. Younger pupils work on counting and estimation, mid-level learners build on their understanding of the measures...

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#### Box-and-Whisker Plots

The teacher demonstrates how to use a graphing calculator to create box-and-whisker plots and identify critical points. Small groups then create their own plots and analyze them and finish by comparing different sets of data using box...

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#### Should NFL Quarterbacks Shave or Grow a Beard?

What does facial hair have to do with quarterback ratings? Using a set of data that provides QBR with and without facial hair, football enthusiasts determine if performance is affected. It also has learners question if the relationship...

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#### STEM Activities for Middle School Students

Use STEM activities within the class to provide connections to concepts. The resource includes activities that range from working with buoyancy to building rockets and launching them. Other activities involve the engineering design...

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#### Product Wars: Market Research

Marketing is smooth if the proper research is done in advance. Teams conduct a survey to determine an audience's preference for smoothie before developing an ingredient list and nutrition information for their smoothies. Finally, they...

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#### How Wet is the Earth?

Water, water, everywhere? Each pupil first uses an Internet program to select 50 random points on Earth to determine the proportion of its surface covered with water. The class then combines data to determine a more accurate estimate.

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#### Off-Road Wheelchair Challenge

Challenge your class to use their understanding of the engineering design process to design and build a small-scale, off-road prototype for an assistive technology device. Teams select materials to build their scale models, and, using...

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#### Candy Bars

There is often more to data than meets the eye. Scholars learn that they need to analyze data before making conclusions as they look at data that describes the number of candy bars boys and girls eat. They disprove a given conclusion and...

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#### Super Slinger Engineering Challenge

How well can you launch a ping-pong ball? Small groups design launchers that can launch a ping-pong ball 20 feet into a target. The teams follow the engineering design process as they develop a solution that meets the design...

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#### From A (Away) to Z (Zero)

Schools generate a lot of trash. This lesson has groups collect data about the amount of trash that people generate at school over a period of time. They sort the trash and determine the amounts based upon type. The class determines the...

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#### Density Column Lab - Part 2

Groups suspend objects within layers of liquids to determine the densities of different liquids and compare them to the densities of objects calculated in Part 1. The groups then carefully test their calculations by layering the liquids...

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#### Density Column Lab - Part 1

Mass and density — aren't they the same thing? This activity has groups use balance beams and water displacement to measure several objects. The pupils use the measurements to calculate the density of the objects.

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#### Backyard Weather Station

Challenge young meteorologists to apply their knowledge of weather to build their own weather stations. The resource provides the directions to build a weather station that contains a wind vane, barometer, thermometer, and rain gauge....

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#### Trick-Or-Treat Candy Probabilities

Class members satisfy their sweet tooth with a Halloween-themed, candy probability instructional activity. Using images of candy pieces that represent data, young mathematicians find the probability of getting different pieces of candy...

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#### Line Graphs

Some data just doesn't follow a straight path. Learners use line graphs to represent data that changes over time. They use the graphs to analyze the data and make conclusions.

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#### Vocabulary Representation (Grade 6)

Support math vocabulary instruction with a reference sheet designed to meet the needs of sixth grade mathematicians. Four pages consist of 20 terms, their definitions, and a picture representation. Terms include percent, least...

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#### Middle School Mathematics Test 4

Raise expectations in your classroom and assess learners through the provided performance tasks. Class members must apply concepts learned throughout the year, providing a good measurement of how well they understand the material. The...

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#### Data at Our Service

You may have many ideas, but asking the public what they want is probably the best approach. Learners act as the student council president and conduct a survey to determine the needs of the school. They then analyze the data using...

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#### Unit 3 Math Vocabulary Cards (Grade 6)

Cluster, line plot, and statistics are only a few terms found in a set of flashcards designed to reinforce math vocabulary. Seventy cards offer boldly printed word cards, and definition cards equipped with labeled examples.

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#### Assessment For The California Mathematics Standards Grade 6

Test your scholars' knowledge of a multitude of concepts with an assessment aligned to the California math standards. Using the exam, class members show what they know about the four operations, positive and negative numbers, statistics...

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#### Lunar Colonization

A five-lesson unit challenges teams to design a complex to allow people to colonize the Moon. The teams first work in order to understand the challenge before becoming experts. Expert teams learn about different aspects needed to survive...