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Mean, Median, and Mode with CK-12 PLIX

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Help middle schoolers find meaning in measures of central tendency with a collection of interactive math resources. Offering real-world contexts for investigating the mean, median, and mode of data sets, these digital activities make...
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Power Pack: Lessons in Civics, Math, and Fine Arts

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Newspaper in Education (NIE) Week honors the contributions of the newspaper and is celebrated in the resource within a civics, mathematics, and fine arts setting. The resource represents every grade from 3rd to 12th with questions and...
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Math Stars: a Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 7

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Put on your thinking caps because middle school math has never been more interesting in this huge resource full of thought provoking questions. Written as a newsletter, the resource has 10 two-page newsletters with a variety of...
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“I Can” Common Core! 6th Grade Math

For Teachers 6th Standards
Help your sixth graders reach their Common Core math standards by providing them with a checklist of "I can" statements for each standard. As each concept is covered, kids can check it off, as long as they can do what it states. 
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A (Ear) Budding Problem?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Here's a hot topic: increased incidents of injury while wearing ear buds! Middle school mathematicians display and summarize statistical data throughout this all-inclusive, Common-Core-related assignment. You will find a well-written...
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Mean, Median, Mode, and Range

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
What a find! Here is a lesson, designed to meet sixth grade math Common Core standards, that focuses on the calculation of different measures of center for the scores from a penalty shoot-out competition. An independent...
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Paperclip Statistics

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Begin with an attention-grabbing activity: have individuals link as many paper clips together as they can in a two-minute time span. Collect the results into a data table, which they will then display in a graph or plot. They calculate...
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Exploring Variables While Testing and Improving Mint-Mobiles (for Middle School)

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewThere are more ways to use mint candies than to just eat them. In groups, learners design and build race cars using mint candies, drinking straws, Popsicle sticks, index cards, and other materials. They decide on an independent variable...
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Hands-On Data Analysis

For Teachers 6th Standards
Jump at the chance to use this resource. A kinesthetic activity has classmates jumping in several different ways (standing, single-step, and multiple-step jumps) to create handprints on poster paper taped to the wall. They measure the...
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Lesson 12: Absolute Mean Deviation

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Learn a different way to determine variability. An informative lesson provides directions on how to calculate the mean absolute deviation of a data set. Pupils use examples to learn the process and then practice finding the mean absolute...
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By the Numbers: Mathematical Connections in Newspapers for Middle-Grade Students

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A cross-curricular resource teaches and reinforces mathematical concepts with several activities that use parts of a newspaper. Scholars use scavenger hunts to find the different ways math is used in the paper along with using data...
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Grades 7-8 Mean, Median, and Mode

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Take a central look at data. The differentiated lesson provides activities for pupils to calculate central tendencies. Scholars begin choosing three central tendency activities from a Tic-Tac-Toe board. Learners then choose from sports,...
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Plinko Probability

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
It's a good thing the resource dropped into your radar. Young mathematicians use an app that randomly drops balls through a Plinko game and into bins. They compare the distribution to that of an ideal binomial distribution.
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Median for a Frequency Table

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Try to find the middle of a frequency table. Using a frequency table of ages, the video shows how to use a formula to determine the position of the median. The resource uses frequency tables with both even and odd numbers of data points.
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The Lowdown — Examining California's Prison System: Real-World Ratio

For Teachers 6th Standards
Free yourself from the shackles of traditional math lessons. Young mathematicians investigate race, gender, and age differences in California's prison system. They use provided graphics to compare the prison population with the state's...
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Medians and Quartiles from Grouped Frequency Tables and Histograms

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Determine medians within a group. Given data represented as a frequency table of grouped data, the video demonstrates finding an estimation for the median. After finding the group where the median resides, the presenter uses a formula to...
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The Median

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Find the one in the middle. An informative resource explains how to determine the median of a set of numbers. Using both even and odd numbers of data points, the video covers the process of finding the middle number. Worksheets provide...
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The Range

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Spread the data out on the range. The short video provides a definition of the range. Using a data set of five numbers, the resource calculates the range.
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The Mean

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Two steps toward the mean. Using a set of five numbers, a video shows the calculation steps needed to find the mean. Classmates then practice the new skills independently.
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Estimated Means from Grouped Data

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Can scholars determine the mean if the frequency is for a range? By using a method similar to finding the mean from a frequency table, the video shows how to find an estimated mean for grouped data. It uses the midpoint of the interval...
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Means from Frequency Tables

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Shorten the calculations with the power of multiplication. Using the meaning of multiplication, the video shows a more efficient method of calculating the mean for data displayed in a frequency table. There is no need to write out each...
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Tell it Like it is!

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Scholars apply prior knowledge of statistics to write a conclusion. They summarize using correct academic language and tell the story of the data.
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How Long is 30 Seconds?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How long is 30 seconds? Scholars compete to determine who can most accurately predict how long 30 seconds lasts and then compare accuracy among groups. They collect and sort data, determine the central tendencies, and divide the data...
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Real-Life Math | Data Analyst

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Data is just waiting for scholars to analyze. By viewing a video of a data analyst explaining his job and the math that surrounds it, scholars begin a lesson on data collection and analysis. Groups develop questions for a poll on teenage...