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Mascil Project

#### Sports Physiology and Statistics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If I want to build up my heart, where should I start? Science scholars use statistics in a sports physiology setting during an insightful experiment. Groups measure resting and active heart rates and develop a scatter plot that shows the...
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Teach Engineering

#### Communicating Your Results

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Groups analyze and interpret their data from previous research in order to develop individualized findings. The teams then use guidelines to help determine what aspects of their research to include on aÂ poster.Â Class members then compare...
Handout
University of California

#### Student Workbook: Algebra and Functions

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
A smorgasbord of functions, this packet has the basics required for your learners to be successful in the land of early algebra. The packetÂ includes solving equations, graphing, evaluating, simplifying and basically everything else in...
Worksheet
University of California

#### Student Workbook: Statistics and Probability

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Statistically, practicing this packet completely helps young mathematicians do well on the test. The packet is adaptable toÂ many grade levels as it includes basic probability and goes up to data analysis with mean, median, and mode.Â
Lesson Plan
National Research Center for Career and Technical Education

#### Finance: Depreciation (Double Declining)

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Of particular interest to a group of business and finance pupils, this lesson plan explores depreciation of automobile values by comparing the double declining balance to the straight line method. Mostly this is done through a slide...
Lesson Plan
National Research Center for Career and Technical Education

#### Information Technology: Photoshop Scale

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Scaling is a practical skill as well as a topic to be addressed throughout the Common Core math standards. You are given three different presentations and a detailed teacher's guide to use while teaching proportion, as well as practice...
Lesson Plan
American Statistical Association

#### A Tale of One City and Two Lead Measurements

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Lead the way in learning about lead contamination. Pupils first read several articles about the Flint water crisis and the EPA's rules for lead concentration. They use provided data from 71 Flint water wells to compute the 90th...
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Flipped Math

#### Unit 4 Review: One Variable Statistics

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
It's always nice to slow down and review. Scholars work on problems covering concepts on one-variable statistics. They create and interpret box plots and stem-and-leaf plots, determine the mean, median, mode, interquartile range, and...
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Childrenâ€™s Hospital of Philadelphia

#### Animal Research and Vaccines

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Animals save lives. In small groups pupils research the role of animals in the development of vaccines. Each team investigates one disease to find out how the vaccine was developed and how animals played a role n the research. Groups...
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NASA

#### The Big Climate Change Experiment Lesson 4: Weather Versus Climate

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Decide whether to learn about weather. An illuminating lesson has scholars first watch video clips and discuss the difference between weather and climate. Using their newfound knowledge, they create analogies to illustrate this...
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Childrenâ€™s Hospital of Philadelphia

#### Learning From Animals

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is all research on animals bad? Learners use a video to understand how animal research benefits humans. Pupils read about a drug modification turned deadly and the result of the 1938 Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. Scholars use a...
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Childrenâ€™s Hospital of Philadelphia

#### The Innate Immune System

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
My body is my castle. Pupils learn about the innate immune system in the second lesson plan of a three-part unit on the immune system by comparing the innate immune system to a castle and moat. Groups conduct a simulation where they try...
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Childrenâ€™s Hospital of Philadelphia

#### Discovery and Development of Vaccines

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Stop the spread. Pupils work through two activities to gain an understanding of vaccines and immunity. Learners research different types of vaccines and how they are made and explore the advantages and disadvantages of them. Using a...
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Childrenâ€™s Hospital of Philadelphia

#### Development of Disease and Infection

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's all in the cards. Using cards to simulate a disease's attack on the immune system, pupils develop an understanding of how the immune system and pathogens react to each other and why at times the pathogen wins. Groups play a game to...
Activity
Koshland Science Museum

#### Infectious Disease: Evolving Challenges to Human Health High School Virtual Field Trip

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Understanding the science of the spread of infectious diseases is the first step in controlling them. Learners begin by researching the factors that affect the contraction and spread of these diseases and the challenges communities face...
Activity
National Academy of Sciences

#### Infectious Diseases: Bird Flu Today

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Understanding how viruses spread has never been more important. A well-designed WebQuest lesson has young scientists research viruses, how they spread, and how they are treated. They also consider the trends in common viruses in the world.
Activity
US Department of Commerce

#### Commuting to Work: Box Plots, Central Tendency, Outliers

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Biking may be an outlier. Using data from 10 states on the number of people reporting they bike to work, pupils calculate the measures of center. Scholars determine the range and interquartile range and find which provides a better...
Performance

#### Analyzing Data from Peer Survey

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
We all want to know what we're thinking. Scholars analyze and report data collected in a previous survey on peer attitudes toward current events. They calculate the mean, median, range, and standard deviation before creating histograms...
Performance

#### Survey Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's time to take a survey. After looking at an example of a survey on lunch preferences, groups design their own surveys. They consider the sample size and sampling technique, then conduct the surveys. As a final activity, they create...
Performance

#### Data Analysis Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What do classmates think? In groups, learners design surveys to investigate chosen topics. They conduct the survey, then analyze the results. As part of the activity, they must calculate the mean, median, mode, variance, and standard...
Performance

#### Geyser Graphical Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Thar she blows! An engaging activity teaches pupils about geysers. They first read information about the Strokkur geyser in Iceland and analyze data on its eruptions by creating multiple data representations. Once finished, they research...
Performance

#### How Do Facebook Likes Accrue Likes?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Finally, a project pupils will instantly like! Young mathematicians collect data on the number of likes they receive for a social media post over time. During the first part of the project, they determine a curve of best fit and...
Performance