Refine Your Results

Now... gain access to over 2 Million curated educational videos and 500,000 educator reviews to free & open educational resources

Get a 10 Day Free Trial

503 resources with the concept data collection

+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Sleepy Time

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
students collect and interpret data about their own sleep patterns, as well as family members. Students graph their results and compare with others in the class. Students identify and interpret healthy sleep patterns and behaviors.
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

M&M Statistics

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students determine the difference between guessing and making a prediction. They discuss what they could graph using a bag of M&M's. They take a Raw data sample and convert it into a sample. They graph the actual results and combine...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Who Built It?

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study the difference between architectural detail from the Romanesque and Gothic eras. The class participates in discussion on are in different eras. They predict what picture belongs in what era.
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Icebergs: Relationship of Ice to Water

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars experience why ice floats and the differences in weight of frozen water to liquid water. Students explore why ice floats. They use math skills such as: graphing, applying procedures, weighing and measuring. Young...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Technology - Data Collection

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students collect and analyze data from the United States Census Bureau. Using spreadsheet technology, students explore their results and make preductions about income groups. Students compute the mean, median and mode. They create...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Observing Fall Migrants

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students keep a detailed data collection log of the different types of monarch behavior. They track the weather conditions daily and link it to the migration of the monarchs. They summarize their data using either a graph or a computer...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Genetics Lesson

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students investigate the genetic nature of skeletons while collecting data from an Internet site. They read a case study on the Internet and complete the associated activity.
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Let It Rain

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students study the effects of water erosion on soil by gathering and analyzing data during an experiment. They decide on appropriate units of measurement to apply in problem solving.
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Language Arts: Five Senses Walk

For Teachers 1st
First graders take a discovery walk around the school. They use their observations to compose a class book about their school.
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Making Your Own Sampling Tools

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students begin a class recycling project. They create data sampling equipment using their own designs and test them in the field.
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Computing Mean, Mode and Median

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders collect data on basketball player's heights and determine the mean, median, and mode for the data.
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Geometric Figures

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students compare, classify and calculate the area of geometric figures such as rectangles, squares, circles and triangles.
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Collecting Data and Graphing

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders, in groups, count the different colors of M&M's in each kind of package and then draw a pictograph to show the results. Each group writes a program to show their results and then compare the manually-drawn and computer...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Chart the Weather for Cities Around the World

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Young scholars orally describe Northern and Southern hemispheres, identify 7 continents, and point out specific countries and cities. They locate and record weather information.
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Ketchup to Collecting Data

For Teachers 1st
First graders collect data for a survey of 3 brands of ketchup and create class charts. They taste test three different brands of ketchup, and use the data to create a presentation. Tasty activity!
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Parts Are Parts: The English Measurement System

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders view and measure common body parts to find a fathom, a span, and inch. They discuss the historical information about how standard English measurements came to be and why body parts can no longer be used as a standard...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Predicting Monthly Precipitation

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students should log onto, and collect data from, a specific site on the Internet. They average and compare the data using the Excel spreadsheet program, make predictions from their data, and determine the percent error of their predictions.
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Follow Spring's Journey North Recording Highlights of the Season

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students scan headlines on the Journey North News Updates each day to track the changes that spring brings as it comes to different areas of the United States.
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Do You Like to Spend or Save?

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students, after briefly discussing spending and saving habits, take a poll to see how their peers like to manage money. Then students graph their findings and discuss the survey results.
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Walking the Plank

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders experiment with a bathroom scale, books and a plank to determine how weight readings change as distance is applied. They graph and interpret the results.
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Raisin Cane

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students estimate and record the number of raisins in a snack-size box. They also graph their results and note the differences (+ or -) from their estimate and actual number.
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Viewing Tubes

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars complete a lab in order to discover if the length of a viewing tube, its diameter, or the distance from an object affect the type of data collected and the resulting graph.
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Bubbles

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders perform an experiment using different mixtures of dishwasher detergent. They construct bar graphs that record their bubble data for each detergent set.