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#### The Shape of Data

Explore the difference between statistical and non-statistical questions. Fun follows as learners gather statistical data for the question, "How many times can the typical sixth grader catch a spool in a cup in one minute?" Data is...

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#### 8.SP.1Texting and Grades I

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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#### A (Ear) Budding Problem?

Here's a hot topic: increased incidents of injury while wearing ear buds! Middle school mathematicians display and summarize statistical data throughout this all-inclusive, Common-Core-related assignment. You will find a well-written...

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#### Probability and Chance

A fine presentation on the finer points of probabliltiy and chance is here for you. In it, pupils are coached on each concept, given practice problems, asked to answer questions, and then engaged in an activities described on two of the...

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#### Box-And-whisker Plot

Elucidating the concept of box-and-whisker plots, Sal explains not only how to generate the diagram, but how to read one as well. He uses several examples to help young mathematicians become familiar with the format, and explains the...

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#### Histograms

Another way to organize data beyond the stem and leaf plot - the histogram - is the focus of this lesson. Sal's objective is to not only introduce viewers to these methods of organization, but to make them simple and familiar; allowing...

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#### Accidents Happen: Seat Belt Laws, Enforcement, and Usage

Start with a NOVA video about car crashes, crash test dummy footage, or other video about seat belt use. Or have groups review attached data about seat belt usage (by state) and share their conclusions. Learners then devise a method to...

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#### Expected Value: E(X)

The gap between probability and statistics begins to become bridged in this video, where Sal explains the concepts of central and relative frequencies. Students who are transitioning between algebra and statistics will find this video...

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#### Scatter-Brained

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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#### Ping Pong Balls

Applicable to seventh grade mathematical maturity, this task requires small groups to work collaboratively to figure out how many ping-pong balls will fit into a 747. In the end, you will teach them to use sample size to solve the...

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#### Study Jams! Mean/Average

Join Zoe as she calculates the average number of points RJ scored in his basketball games. This step-by-step presentation clearly models the procedure for finding the mean of a data set, including examples with both whole number and...

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#### Study Jams! Median

Zoe is curious how many goals her soccer team usually scores in a game. To answer the question, she walks through the process of finding the median of a data set in this step-by-step presentation. Examples are included that model how to...

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#### Study Jams! Mode

Sam is running for class treasurer and Zoe wants to know if he won the election. Follow along as she counts up the votes and uses the mode to determine the winner. After viewing the presentation, work through the Try It! practice...

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#### Study Jams! Range

Zoe just bought a bunch of CDs and wants to know the range of the prices she paid for them. Follow along and learn how to find the range of a data set by simply subtracting the largest and smallest numbers. Guided and independent...

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#### Spinners

Beat the odds and show your learners that they can test their probabilities in class with these spinners. The page contains four spinners representing a circle cut into 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, 1/6 probabilities. Each spinner must be cut out and...

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#### Probability

A straightforward math video provides an easy-to-understand explanation of probability. It is meant to be a first foray into the topic and would be useful in an elementary school classroom. The example given would be appropriate for use...

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#### What is an Unbiased Sample?

Transmit to your class what an unbiased sample is with this video. The video goes into detail about what an unbiased sample looks like, providing examples and listing several different types of random sampling. This could be used when...

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#### Statistics: Decisions Through Data: Unit 1 What Is Statistics

Introduce your class to the value and practical applications of statistics. This is the first unit in a series completely focused on describing the three main activities involved with statistics. This video provides an overview of data...

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#### Starbucks Drinks

The casual language and popular topic will make this assignment all the more engaging for your middle school math class. They use Starbucks beverage sales and nutrition values to practice ratios, proportions, statistics, and...

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#### Most Likely/Least Likely

Learners consider a practice problem which prompts them to choose the type of marble most likely to be picked out of a group. Then, they answer probability-type questions regarding a spinner, and a tally chart of coins.

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#### Promoting Physical Activity with Pedometers

Promote fitness with pedometers! This is a great idea as there is immediate feedback and of course, pretty much everyone can walk! This PowerPoint is designed to promote a specific physical education program, but is well worth all the...

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#### How Do You Find the Minimum, Maximum, Quartiles, and Median of a Data Set?

The data sample comes from the number of glasses of water consumed each day by 15 students. You are trying to find minimum, maximum, median, and quartile from this data set. Minimum is the smallest number that occurs, while maximum is...

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#### What is a Frequency Table?

So you have a data set and you want a visual diagram to help you analyze the data. Not sure how to draw it? The instructor illustrates four different ways to look at a frequency table: two tally tables, one line graph, and one bar graph....