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385 resources with the concept scatter plots

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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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How Hot Is It?

For Teachers 9th Standards
Do you hear that? Let's model it! Using a CD of chirping crickets at various temperatures, learners count the number of chirps per minute. Teams plot calculated averages on a scatter plot and determine the line of best fit for their...
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On Your Mark

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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Guidance Counselors: Working with Scatter Plots

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Scatter plots are a great way to connect data with a visual model. Learners look at wages earned depending on education level and determine if there is a correlation between the two. The worksheet includes short answers they must discuss...
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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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Task: How Long Should Shoe Laces Really Be?

For Teachers 8th Standards
Your eighth grade learners are asked to analyze and graph linear data collected by fifth graders in order to prepare a report of recommendations on the length of shoe laces for shoe manufacturers. Given the bivariate data, learners...
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If the Shoe Fits!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Solve a crime while solving math problems! Young detectives will determine who broke into the school while exploring data sets. Learners take information about shoe prints and plot, analyze, and discuss the shape and spread of data.
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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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8.SP.1Texting and Grades I

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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Fitting a Line to Data

For Students 7th - 11th
Sal trades his tablet for an Excel spreadsheet in this video, which covers fitting data to a line. Using a word problem about median income, he not only solves the problem but demonstrates how to successfully use scatter plots and Excel...
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SAT Prep: Test 3 Section 8 Part 4

For Students 9th - 12th
Fans of algebra, geometry, and hamsters will enjoy this video, which finishes this practice test with problems 15-16. Sal carefully, methodically, and efficiently takes students through the necessary steps for solving increasingly...
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Correlation of Variables by Graphing

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

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Young statisticians create and interpret various types of graphs from data gathered. The focus here is on interpreting the data and drawing appropriate conclusions. Box-and-whisker plots, frequency distributions, scatterplots, and lines...
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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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Modeling a Basketball Throw

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Play ball! High schoolers explore the concept of quadratic equations through modeling how shooting a basketball can be expressed as a quadratic function. They impose a coordinate grid on the path of a shooting basketball and determine...
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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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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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CAHSEE Practice: Problems 17-19

For Students 8th - 10th
Taking students through problems 17-19 in this practice CAHSEE, the speaker illustrates how to solve problems involving reading data from tables, probability, and scatterplots. The speaker models careful question-reading and the...
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Down on Sue's Farm

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewWhen would a farmer use math? Class members work through five tasks on a farm that require knowledge of surface area, volume, and determining regression equations. The challenges range from figuring out the amount of paint to buy,...
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Environmental Issues

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewPupils investigate the air pollution situation in China by fitting a curve to historical data. They dig deeper into environmental issues that are of interest and provide a mathematical analysis of the issue. Class members develop a route...
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Introductory Statistics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Statistically speaking, the content covers several grades. Featuring all of the statistics typically covered in a college-level Statistics course, the expansive content spans from sixth grade on up to high school. Material comes from a...
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Common Core Math: 8th Grade

For Teachers 8th Standards
Check out the Common Core with a collection that represents all the 8th grade math standards. Most resources engage multiple standards but the main one is listed on the notes section of each tab. 
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Statistics and Probability: High School Common Core Math

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Statistically, the better the Common Core collection the better the lesson planning goes, right? Here is a collection that hits every standard represented in the Common Core Statistics and Probability section. The probability is high...
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Speedster

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Catch me if you can. Scholars collect data on reaction time by catching a falling ruler or by using an Internet app. They determine the median of the data, create graphs, and analyze the results. They also compare their data to the rest...