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211 resources with the concept correlation

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Sleep and Reading

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Does sleeping longer cause lower reading scores? The assessment presents findings of study between amount of sleep and scores on a reading exam. Pupils interpret the correlation coefficient in the context of the study and determine if...
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Correlation or Causation: That Is The Question

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Did I cause that? The lesson provides definitions of correlation and causation along with types of causation. Within the presentation, pupils analyze erroneous conclusions based upon correlation. Groups then develop a newscast based upon...
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Evaluate Relations with Scatter Plots: Regression and Correlation

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Introduce the concept of a correlation coefficient using an interactive lesson. Learners begin by manipulating a correlation coefficient and watching a graph change to represent the new value. Questions help strengthen their...
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Basketball—It's a Tall Man's Sport, or Is It?

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Does height make a difference with scoring? Using data of NBA players, pupils make a scatter plot of height and free throw percentage. They use technology to find a regression line and to calculate the correlation coefficient before...
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A Day At The Park

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What difference does temperature make on the number of sales? Using data on temperature and the amount of sales, scholars create a scatter plot and draw a line of best fit. They use the equation of the line of best fit to predict sales.
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"R" You Ready to Study Correlation?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Remove the confounding relationship between correlation and causation. The resource provides instructional guidance to help classmates explore the relationship between correlation and causation. Pupils realize that there are confounding...
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Geogebra: Residuals and Linear Regression

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
If the line fits, use it. Using a Geogebra interactive, pupils plot points and try to find the best fit line. They assess the linear fit by analyzing residuals. A radio button allows participants to show the regression line and the...
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Listing All Possible Causal Relationships

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Does A cause B, or does B causes A? Pupils analyze the possible causal relationships between two variables with a high correlation coefficient. The scholars describe the three possible relationships and determine whether the correlation...
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July December Correlation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Find out the association between temperatures in July and temperatures in December. Provided with the average temperatures in July and December for a five year-period, pupils calculate the correlation coefficient using technology. The...
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How Big Are Feet?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Are people with larger feet taller? Using given data, individuals calculate the correlation coefficient between foot length and height. Interpretation of this value answers the opening question.
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Does Studying Pay?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Caution: Correlation does not mean causation. Scholars investigate data given as a table to determine if there is a relationship between number of hours studied and the average score of a final exam.
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Correlation Order

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What does the correlation coefficient really tell us about the relationship between two things? Pupils examine graphed variables and estimate their correlation coefficients in a brief formative assessment. After determining the...
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Modeling Data

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Is there a better way to display data to analyze it? Pupils represent data in a variety of ways using number lines, coordinate graphs, and tables. They determine that certain displays work with different types of data and use two-way...
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Statistical Analysis of Flexible Circuits

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Scholars connect statistical analysis with flexible electric circuits. They first learn about flexible circuits and their applications through a PowerPoint presentation and then consider how the fabrication process for these circuits...
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Scatterplots

For Students 8th Standards
Math is all fun and games with this activity! Learners use an activity designed around hula hoops to collect data. They create scatter plots with their data and then analyze the graphs for correlation. 
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How Tall and How Many?

For Teachers 8th Standards
Is there a relationship between height and the number of siblings? Classmates collect data on their heights and numbers of brothers and sisters. They apply statistical methods to determine if such a relationship exists.
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You and Michael

For Teachers 8th Standards
Investigate the relationship between height and arm span. Young statisticians measure the heights and arm spans of each class member and create a scatter plot using the data. They draw a line of best fit and use its slope to explain the...
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Scatter Graphs

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Make an estimate by getting in line. The class works with scatter plots and lines of best fit to make an estimate for given values. Pupils determine whether there is a positive or negative correlation and draw a best-fit line. Using the...
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Compact-Ness

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Creating a definition may be easier than it sounds! Give your classes experience creating their own definition. Scholars examine the meaning of the compact-ness of a scatter plot and create their own definitions based on measurements. 
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End-of-Module Assessment Task: Grade 8 Module 6

For Students 8th Standards
Test your knowledge of linear functions and models. The last installment of a 16-part module is an end-of-module assessment task. Pupils solve multi-part problems on bivariate data based on real-world situations to review concepts from...
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Mid-Module Assessment Task: Grade 8 Module 6

For Students 8th Standards
Make sure pupils have the skills to move on to the second half of the module with a mid-module assessment task. The formative assessment instrument checks student learning before moving on to the rest of the lessons in the unit.
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Informally Fitting a Line

For Teachers 8th Standards
Discover how trend lines can be useful in understanding relationships between variables with a lesson that covers how to informally fit a trend line to model a relationship given in a scatter plot. Scholars use the trend line to make...
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Patterns in Scatter Plots

For Teachers 8th Standards
Class members investigate relationships between two variables in the seventh installment of a 16-part module that teaches scholars how to find and describe patterns in scatter plots. Young mathematicians consider linear/nonlinear...
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Scatter Plots

For Teachers 8th Standards
Scholars learn to create scatter plots and investigate any relationships that exists between the variables with a lesson that also show them that statistical relationships do not necessarily indicate a cause-and-effect relationship.