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193 resources with the concept histograms

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Skew Distribution

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Slide the class into a skewed view. Learners alter the location of the median relative to the mean of a normal curve to create a skew distribution. They compare the curve to a histogram distribution with the same skewness. 
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Normal Distribution

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Does the size of the bin matter? The resource allows pupils to explore the relationship between the normal curve and histograms. Learners view histograms compared to a normal curve with a set standard deviation. Using the interactive,...
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How Many Licks Does It Take to Get to the Center?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Get a better answer than Mr. Owl. The class tackles the age-old question by collecting data to find out how many licks it takes to get to the center of three different types of suckers. Individuals make predictions and analyze three...
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Water Bottle Unit

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How much plastic do manufacturers use to create water bottles each year? The class explores the number of water bottles used throughout the years to determine how many consumers will use in the future. Class members compare different...
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Truckin’ to Your Table

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Food takes a trip to the table. Class members choose a meal from a menu and calculate the total cost of the meal including tax and tip. Using a food origin card, pupils determine how far each of the ingredients of a meal traveled to end...
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Winning Seasons

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How many games has your favorite team won in the last 10 years? Given the number of games won over the past decade, learners develop a histogram to display the data. Class members pay attention to the scale, intervals, and labels to make...
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Stem-and-Leaf Plots and Histograms: Digital Photography

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Cameras use histograms to communicate the exposure of a photograph. An interesting lesson uses this idea to help learners deepen their understanding of histograms. It highlights the skew of the graphs by showing under- and overexposed...
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College Freshman Entrance Data

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Can you tell if a list of data is normal or skewed? Here is your opportunity to find out! Given testing and GPA data on college students from different universities, learners attempt to determine the shape of the data. They then see the...
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Understand and Create Histograms: Histograms

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Determine the shape of weight. Using the interactive, class members build a histogram displaying weight ranges collected in a P.E. class. Scholars describe the shape of the histogram and determine which measure of central tendency to use...
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Understand and Create Histograms: Histograms

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Tally ho! Represent the frequency of ages at school. Pupils finish a tally chart to match the frequencies of ages at school. Using the frequencies, the learners create a histogram. With the aid of the histogram and the frequency table,...
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Understand and Create Histograms: Car Sales

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Create a history of car sales. Pupils create a histogram/bar graph to show the number of car sales made during the week. Using the data display, learners calculate numerical summaries of the data and find the percent of cars sold during...
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Types of Data Representation: Baby Due Date Histogram

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Histograms are likely to give birth to a variety of conclusions. Given the likelihood a woman is to give birth after a certain number of weeks, pupils create a histogram. The scholars use the histogram to analyze the data and answer...
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Data Summary and Presentation: Chart for Grouping Data

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Get social! Create a display of social media use for a class. Pupils use provided information about the time spent on social media to construct a histogram. Using the histogram, learners interpret the data to answer questions.
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Graphs for Discrete and for Continuous Data: Discrete vs. Continuous Data

For Students 7th - 12th
Not all data is the same. Using the interactive, pupils compare data represented in two different ways. The learners develop an understanding of the difference between discrete and continuous data and the different ways to represent each...
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Bar Graphs, Frequency Tables, and Histograms: Comparing Heights

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Become a master at creating visual displays. Using a provided list of heights, users of the interactive create a bar graph and a histogram. They answer a set of challenge questions based on these data representations.
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Baking Soda and Vinegar: A Statistical Approach to a Chemical Reaction

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Does the ratio of ingredients make a difference? Groups perform an experiment with baking soda and vinegar. They vary the ratio of the components each time and take measurements of the amount of gas produced. Using the combined class...
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Dot Plots, Histograms, and Box Plots

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is the best way to display the data? Review data representations that use the number line and outlines the data types that work best with each of the representations. Pupils gain independent practice in determining the best display...
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Algebra II: Survey Results and Margin of Error

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Nothing's perfect—there's always room for error. Young data analysts use a random number generator to simulate 50 samples of 500 voters. Creating a histogram and calculating mean and standard deviation helps determine an appropriate...
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Math Grade 6: Represent and Interpret Data

For Teachers 6th Standards
Give this resource your vote of confidence. From a data set on the percents of people who voted in the 2008 election based on age, individuals create a histogram of the data. They then identify a trend based on the histogram.  
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Comparing Distributions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils compare histograms of test scores of two data sets. The scholars describe any similarities and differences of the distributions, paying attention to shape, center, and spread. In the process, the learners determine which set of...
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Flowering Trees

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The sweet smell in the air is not the tree's flowers ... it's the smell of math success! Algebra scholars examine data plotted in both histogram and dot-plot formats, then determine if the representations speak to the same amounts. If...
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Presenting a Summary of a Statistical Project

For Teachers 6th Standards
Based upon the statistics, this is what it means. The last lesson in a series of 22 has pupils present the findings from their statistical projects. The scholars discuss the four-step process used to complete the project of their...
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Describing Center, Variability, and Shape of a Data Distribution from a Graphical Representation

For Teachers 6th Standards
What is the typical length of a yellow perch? Pupils analyze a histogram of lengths for a sample of yellow perch from the Great Lakes. They determine which measures of center and variability are best to use based upon the shape of the...
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Connecting Graphical Representations and Numerical Summaries

For Teachers 6th Standards
Which graph belongs to which summary statistics? Class members build upon their knowledge of data displays and numerical summaries to connect the two. Pupils make connections between different graphical displays of the same data in the...