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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...
Lesson Plan
Mathalicious

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
With many factors leading to a great athlete, does height make Usain Bolt unfairly fast? Middle schoolers conduct analysis to change the running distance of the Olympic races to be proportional to the height of the participants. They...
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West Contra Costa Unified School District

#### Comparing Data Displays

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
There is so much more to data than just numbers, and this resource has learners use three methods of comparing data in a multi-faceted lesson. The 21-page packet includes a warm-up, examples, an activity, and assessment for a complete...
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Curated OER

#### Hand Span and Height

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Is there a relationship between hand span width and height? Statisticians survey each other by taking measurements of both. A table that can hold data for 24 individuals is printed onto the worksheet, along with questions for analysis....
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Curated OER

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Here is a fitting question for middle schoolers to consider: Is there a relationship between grade point average and frequency of sending texts? Starting statisticians examine a scatter plot and discuss any patterns seen.
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Curated OER

#### Correlation of Variables by Graphing

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Middle and high schoolers use a spreadsheet to graph data. For this graphing lesson, learners determine how two parameters are correlated. They create a scatter plot graph using a computer spreadsheet.
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Curated OER

#### da Vinci: Body Proportion Theories

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers investigate the validity of da Vinci's proportion theory by recording human measurements on scatter plots. In groups of three, they record each other's height and wingspan to create a Powerpoint presentation, chart, or...
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Curated OER

#### Mystery Liquids: Linear Function

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers determine the linear equations of the density of water and oil by collecting data on the mass of various volumes of each liquid. They construct scatter plots from the data and use these to write the linear equations for...
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Curated OER

#### Introduction to Representing and Analyzing Data

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Represent data graphically. Allow your class to explore different methods of representing data. They create foldables, sing songs, and play a dice game to reinforce the measures of central tendency.
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Curated OER

#### Scatter-Brained

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders graph ordered pairs on a coordinate plane. They create a scatterplot. Additionally, they determine the line of best fit and investigate the slope of the line. Multiple resources are provided. An excellent resource!
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Curated OER

#### Murder in the First Degree - The Death of Mr. Spud

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Secondary learners investigate exponential functions in a real-world scenario. They collect data on the temperature of a cooling baked potato, enter the data into lists, and graph the data using a scatter plot before finding an...
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K20 LEARN

#### You’re The Network: Data Analysis

For Teachers 8th Standards
How do you rate? Young scholars use graphical data to analyze ratings of different television episodes. Their analyses include best-fit lines, mean, median, mode, and range.
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Flipped Math

#### Unit 5 Review: Bivariate Data

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
The data says it's a wrap. Pupils work through four review questions with multiple parts dealing with bivariate data. Questions cover creating and interpreting two-way tables and scatter plots with lines of best fit. Scholars finish up...
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Flipped Math

#### Unit 1 Review: Analyze Graphs and Expressions

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Get in one last practice. Pupils work through 12 problems and a performance task to review the topics in Unit 1. The problems cover analyzing and modeling with graphs, algebraic properties of equality, and adding, subtracting, and...
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Flipped Math

#### Create and Analyze Graphs

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Model the world with graphs. Pupils watch and participate in creating graphs to model real-world situations. The presenters stress the importance of a consistent scale and proper labels for the graphs along with identification of the...
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US Department of Commerce

#### Applying Correlation Coefficients - Educational Attainment and Unemployment

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Correlate education with unemployment rates. Individuals compare state and regional unemployment rates with education levels by calculating the correlation coefficient and analyzing scatter plots. Pupils begin by looking at regional data...
Performance

#### Shuffle or Nano?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Mix up your teaching playlist with a performance-based assessment task. Given iPod sales data for several years, scholars create a scatter plot and perform regression analysis. They determine the best fit curve for different domains.
Performance

#### Is it Really a Small World After All?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Working in groups, learners research four countries' populations over the past 30 years. Using the data collected, the teams find regression equations that best fit the data. Taking the regression equations, they then make predictions...
Performance

#### 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...
Performance

#### Connecting Scatter Plots and Correlation Coefficients Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Collect a variety of bivariate data. Groups determine sets of data that would provide a positive, negative, and no correlation. Team members gather their data through out the week. Scholars plot the data and determine the relationship...
Performance

#### At the Gas Pump

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Given the price of crude oil, gasoline, and diesel for the past several years, pupils plot the data to determine whether a correlation exists. Learners determine a regression line and predict the price of gasoline and diesel in the...
Performance

#### Tuition Cost Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Can I afford to go to college? Small groups design a method to research college tuition for several years and make a prediction of costs in 2025. Classmates plot the the data on a scatter plot and graph the line of best fit to make their...
Performance