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385 resources with the concept scatter plots

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Introduction to Scatter Plots and Correlation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the concept of scatter plots. They compare baseball statistics to locate the ones that correlate with winning, and identify the positive, negative, and no correlation in sets of data using MS Excel.
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Measuring Mania

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers rotate through stations in the classroom, completing different types of measurements. These measurements are placed into a spreadsheet, and a scatter plot is generated. They type an explanation of their results in...
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Commercial Salmon Fishing

For Students 9th - 12th
Students work with data about commercial fishing ofsalmon in Alaska. Students gather data, graph it, and analyze it.
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Data Analysis - Inflation,Exchange

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students collect and analyze data utilizing currency exchange rates. They convert the cost of items utilizing the exchange rates between Canada and the United States. They display data utilizing a scatter plot and find the best line of fit
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Bouncing Ball Experiment

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Pupils drop a ball from different heights and measure the corresponding bounce. Since each group uses a different ball, they generate different sets of data. They discuss and compare their linear function with that of their classmates.
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How Do You Write and Use a Prediction Equation?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Goodness! There are a lot of steps in getting to the final solution in this word problem. Watch this video and follow along as the instructor explains each and every step. There's a scatter plot, a line of fit, writing an equation based...
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Scatter Plots and Trends - Math Help

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Introduce learners to the use and function of a scatter plot. Using the example of a how many traffic tickets a woman received in a ten year period, the tutor explains how to create the scatter plot, label the x and y axis, and plot...
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Drug Sales Soar: Bar Graph

For Students 5th - 7th
For this graphs worksheet, students analyze a bar graph that shows retail prescription drug sales in the U.S. Students complete five problem solving questions about the data on the graph.
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Least Squares Regression ID: 9825

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore linear regression.  In this Algebra II activity, 11th graders investigate scatter plots, residuals, and the sum of the squares of the residuals. 
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How Long Does it Take?

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders use graphs to interpret data.  In this linear equation lesson, 7th graders record the thickness of candy on a worksheet.  Students start to eat their candy and measure it again. Students continue until the candy is gone. ...
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Scatter Plots

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate how to make and set up a scatter plot. In this statistics instructional activity, 7th graders collect data and plot it. They analyze their data and discuss their results.
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Linear and Exponential Models

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students linearize data to determine if an exponential model is suitable. In this linearizing data to determine if an exponential model is suitable activity, students graph the residuals of sets of data that appear to have an exponential...
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A Wet Welcome Home

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Young scholars investigate data collection and analysis.  In this Algebra I lesson, students create a scatter plot and find the equation of best fit in a simulation of a leaking water pipe.
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A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of exponential growth.  In this exponential growth lesson, students manipulate power models with base 2.  Students discuss what would happen if you doubled a penny over the course of 20 days.  Students graph...
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Diameter and Circumference

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of circumference and diameter.  In this circumference and diameter lesson, students measure the diameter and circumference of various circular objects.  Students record the data into a table and create a...
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Word Problems: "Leaving D.C."

For Students 4th - 6th
In this solving math story problems activity, students read statistics from the Student edition of USA Today to solve word problems. Students solve 6 problems.
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Exploring Linear Equations And Scatter Plots - Chapter 5 Review

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students complete rolling stocks experiment, and collect and enter data on the computer. They enter data on graphing calculators, complete scatter plot by hand with line of best fit, and discuss different graphing methods.
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Lessen the Loan

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Middle-schoolers explore the concept linear equations. They use the internet to navigate through videos and problems. Pupils problem solve to determine rates of change, slope, and x and y-intercepts.
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Obstacles to Success: Misleading Data

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore how data reported by country agencies can mislead the public intentionally or unintentionally. In this Cross Curricular activity, 11th graders analyze charts and graphs in order to draw conclusions. Students...
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Choose a Prize

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the concept of linear and exponential growth patterns on a graph.  In this graphing lesson, 4th graders use their knowledge of linear and exponential growth on a graph to find a prize. Students also create scatter...
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Line of Best Fit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of linear regression. In this linear regression lesson, students do a Barbie bungee activity where they collect linear data. Students plot their data using a scatter plot. Students determine a line of best...
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Paper Planes

For Teachers 3rd
In this unit, 3rd graders investigate one variable to see if they can make a paper plane fly farther. They use scatter plots to establish a possible relationship between variables then use what they have found to make a paper plane to...
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Curve Fitting and the TI-85 Calculator

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders follow a step-by-step guide for using graphing calculator to determine equations which best fit data graphed. They gather data from various sites on the web, or they do searches to find information necessary to complete...
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Is Bigger Better?--Just ask the scatter plot!

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders complete a math lab experiment to find the correlation between height and vertical jump. They start with a hypothesis via a math journal and complete the scatter plot using the TI-83. Students identify, analyze and create...