Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Slanted Surveys And Statistics

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students engage in a lesson that is concerned with the use of statistics and surveys and how they should be read. They create a survey and take it home to collect data. Then students display the data on a graph that is displayed in class.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### All Choked Up By Smoking Statistics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Scholars use the article "More College Young scholars Are Smoking, Study Says" as a springboard for discussion on the reasons why people smoke cigarettes. They investigate different methods of graphing statistics by using the data...
Website
University of North Carolina

#### Statistics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Let's see you back it up! As shown in the 18th handout in the Writing the Paper series of 24 lessons from UNC, statistics help form an effective argument. The handout discusses how to analyze a source and break down the data to ensure it...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Gathering Statistics for Research

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students gather statistics to include in their research. In this statistics lesson, students investigate how to incorporate statistics into research and other readings besides math. They collect data based on other topics, analyze the...
eBook
Rice University

#### 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...
Worksheet
University of California

#### Student Workbook: Statistics and Probability

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Statistically, practicing this packet completely helps young mathematicians do well on the test. The packet is adaptable to many grade levels as it includes basic probability and goes up to data analysis with mean, median, and mode.
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Illustrative Mathematics

#### Buttons: Statistical Questions

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Here is a nice activity about recognizing the difference between a statistical question and answer and one that anticipates a fixed answer. From this, your future statisticians will develop an understanding of variability and be able to...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Posing Statistical Questions

For Teachers 6th Standards
Is this a statistical question? The opening lesson in a series of 22 introduces the concept of statistical questions. Class members discuss different questions and determine whether they are statistical or not, then they sort the data...
Lesson Plan
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...
AP Test Prep
College Board

#### 2010 AP® Statistics Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Form a good familiarity with the AP® test using Form B of the 2010 AP® Statistics free-response questions. Pupils use a test from a previous administration to prepare for their exams. A set of six questions assesses box plots,...
AP Test Prep
College Board

#### 2011 AP® Statistics Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Is the sequel better than the original? The 2011 AP® Statistics free-response questions, Form B, is available for instructors to reference. Among the topics covered in the exam are histograms, distributions, studies and experiments,...
Lesson Plan
National WWII Museum

#### The Red Ball Express: Statistics as Historical Evidence

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Historians use all kinds of information to make conclusions ... including statistics. Young scholars examine how two historians evaluate The Red Ball Express—a supply line staffed primarily by African Americans—using numbers. The...
Lesson Plan
American Psychological Association

#### Statistical Significance

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Our survey says ...! High school psychology scholars analyze how people create surveys. Three different scenarios help them discover the meaning behind statistical significance. Armed with new knowledge, novice psychologists uncover what...
AP Test Prep
College Board

#### Teaching Students How to Write AP Statistics Exam Responses

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
But this is math—we don't need to know how to write! The article makes a point that class members in AP® Statistics should be comfortable writing as the exams require it. Individuals quickly realize that quality writing is crucial to a...
Lesson Plan
Kenan Fellows

#### Installing and Working with R Statistical Software

For Students 9th - 12th
Save download time—install software now in preparation for future lessons. The R statistical software is a free program used by the Federal Reserve Bank and many companies. Bring the power of the software to your classroom to use in the...
AP Test Prep
College Board

#### Engaging the Intuition in Statistics to Motivate

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Motivation is key to learning. The author points out that it is important to engage intuition for aspects of statistics that pupils find counter-intuitive. Three strategies—using multiple representations, using intuitive analogies, and...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Statistics and Shopping

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Explore how statistics are used in everyday life. Your soon-to-be savvy consumers use the Internet to find consumer-related statistical information and learn to make wise consumer decisions. Includes links to a practice sheet about data...
Activity
American Psychological Association

#### A Tasty Sample(r): Teaching about Sampling Using M&M’s

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Here's a sweet activity! As part of a study of psychological research methods and statistic gathering, individuals develop a hypothesis about the number of each color of M&Ms in a fun-size package. They then count the number of each...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Populations Lab - Cultures Lesson: Statistics / Sampling Patterns

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the application of statistical sampling, data collection, analysis, and representation that exists in schooling and teenage lifestyles in Japan and the United States.
Interactive
Curated OER

#### Mean in Statistics: Practice Finding Averages

For Students 6th - 8th
Using an online, interactive practice exercise, learners calculate the mean of six sets of numbers. A handy tool to provide practice or assess mastery. Immediate feedback notes correct responses and leaves incorrect ones in place so...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### What's in a Number? Analyzing Smoking Statistics

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Sixth and seventh graders analyze smoking statistics. In this health lesson, learners look at the percentage of people who smoke from each race group. They create a bar graph and circle graph that displays this information.
Lesson Plan
Virginia Department of Education

#### Analyzing and Interpreting Statistics

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Use measures of variance to compare and analyze data sets. Pupils match histograms of data sets to their respective statistical measures. They then use calculated statistics to further analyze groups of data and use the results to make...
Lesson Plan
Virginia Department of Education

#### Exploring Statistics

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Collect and analyze data to find out something interesting about classmates. Groups devise a statistical question and collect data from their group members. Individuals then create a display of their data and calculate descriptive...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Presenting a Summary of a Statistical Project

For Teachers 6th Standards
Based upon the statistics, this is what it means. The last lesson in a series of 22 has pupils present the findings from their statistical projects. The scholars discuss the four-step process used to complete the project of their...