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506 resources with the concept data collection

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Exploring Whirligigs

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
What's that silly thing spinning in the wind? It's a whirligig! Explore wonderful windy whirligigs with a STEM-based unit that teaches the science and concepts behind these gigs. Scholars discover how gravity and air resistance...
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Metadata

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In previous lessons, young journalists learned about how to trace the original source of scrapes and memes. This interactive lesson teaches them another important step in the verification process. Participants learn how to analyze the...
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Who Has the Longest First Name?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Name that statistic! Classmates each write their name and the number of letters in it on a sticky note to place on the board. As a class, they determine the median, mode, and range of the name lengths, and create a dot plot of the data....
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How Long Are the Words in the Gettysburg Address?

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
It's 268 words, but one only needs to consider 10 of them at a time. A data collection and analysis activity has learners investigate the lengths of words in the Gettysburg Address. They first self-select a sample of 10 words and...
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Solar Powered Water Pumping

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Here's the perfect lesson for those who think the world needs faster pumps. Building on the previous activity, scholars work to make the pumps function faster in transferring water between containers. They try adding an additional solar...
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Making Observations and Recording Data for Solar Powered Water Pumping

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Get pumped about an activity with water pumps. The fifth of seven installments in the Understanding Science and Engineering unit has pupils learn how to make observations, record data, and create data displays. Each group measures the...
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Curious George: Graphing

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th Standards
After watching an engaging video where Curious George gets to play librarian for the day, sorting books, scholars sort information and graph their data. Learners move from concrete to picture to abstract graphing and analyze class...
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Miniature Gulf Coast Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Scholars show what they know about data collection and analysis with an activity that examines a smaller population of Houghton, Texas. Independently or in pairs, learners identify their research question, gather, graph, and analyze...
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30 Seconds

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Thirty seconds are all scholars have to develop an engaging commercial to showcase their talents and experience within a specific occupation. Pairs work collaboratively to keep each other on time to deliver information speedily and ask...
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Titanium Dioxide Raspberry Solar Cell Data Sharing

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Concerned about how well others did on the experiment? Scholars share results from the titanium dioxide raspberry solar cell test they performed in the previous instructional activity. After analyzing the data, they come up with a claim...
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Tuck Shop

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Correct a misleading conclusion. Individuals review a set of data and a conclusion to determine what is wrong with the conclusion. Pupils then represent the data with an appropriate display. Finally, learners develop a correct conclusion...
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Investigative and Data Journalism – Day Two

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Class members use the Investigative Reporting Article Planner they completed the first day of the unit to guide the development of an infographic that displays what they have learned about the topic they researched. 
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Big Data and Politics

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Movie selection means more than entertainment. Learners consider what information Netflix gathers to understand the concept of "big data." Resource includes clips of experts talking about corporations that harvest the details of our...
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Start a Rock Collection

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Rocks hold evidence of Earth's past. A three-step guide describes the process of creating a rock collection. It provides a data collection sheet to make notes about each sample.
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How Does Our Class Compare?

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Compare the class to the country. As a group, pupils collect data on the types of activities boys and girls do after school. Learners compare the number of girls to the number of boys for each activity. Using census data, individuals...
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Creating and Taking a Survey

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Individuals learn how to conduct surveys and collect data for the class on age, pets, and number of people at home. Scholars compare their household size to the information in the census. Pupils then develop additional questions to ask...
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Learning area 4: Learn About the Meaning of Community

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Scholars examine the jobs found in their community by way of surveying. After collecting data, pupils analyze their findings and share their observations with their peers. A video sparks interest. Two posters motivate participants to...
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Make Data Speak

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Data displays are more than just a bunch of numbers. Small groups access census results and create eye-catching data displays. Teams choose a statistic and collect data points for five locations. Classmates present their infographics to...
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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...
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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...
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Body Measurement Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Don't keep the resource at an arm's length. A hands-on activity has scholars measure the heights, arm spans, hair lengths, and foot lengths of their classmates. They create scatter plots to determine if there is a correlation between...
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Is Fall Normal?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Fine the normality of fall measurements. Pairs collect measurements of fall leaves and one other fall object. Using the measurements, the groups determine the descriptive statistics for the object and using the Empirical Rule, figure out...
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Animal Decline

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Where did they all go? Small groups collect data on different animal species that are on a decline. Teams develop equations to model the populations over time and then create presentations about the decline of their animals. Classmates...
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Discovering Quadratics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Get to know quadratics from a couple of different perspectives. Classmates work in small groups to determine the optimal cooking time for microwave popcorn. Group members pop bags of popcorn for different times and collect data on the...