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Math Grade 7: Compare Data Sets and Make Inferences

For Teachers 7th Standards
Do boys or girls have longer first names? Pupils use data given in a bar graph to determine the mean and mean absolute deviation of letters in first names. These values provide a way to compare the data sets for boys and girls.
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Module 8: Modeling Data

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Statistics come front and center in this unit all about analyzing discrete data. Real-world situations yield data sets that the class then uses to tease out connections and conclusions. Beginning with the basic histogram and...
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Organizing Topic: Data Analysis

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Learners engage in six activities to lead them through the process of conducting a thorough analysis of data. Pupils work with calculating standard deviations and z-scores, finding the area under a normal curve, and sampling techniques....
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Box-and-Whisker Plots

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Statistics is made approachable, and dare we say fun, in this activity on using box-and-whisker plots to analyze and compare data sets. Specific emphasis is placed on interpretations and explanations while graphing, and in using the...
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Module 9: Modeling Data

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
How many different ways can you model data? Scholars learn several in the final module in a series of nine. Learners model data with dot plots, box plots, histograms, and scatter plots. They also analyze the data based on the data...
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Summarizing Bivariate Categorical Data with Relative Frequencies

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
It is hard to determine whether there is a relationship with the categorical data, because the numbers are so different. Working with a familiar two-way table on super powers, the class determines relative frequencies for each cell and...
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Construct and Interpret a Cumulative Frequency Histogram

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The finer points of telling the difference between cumulative and frequency histograms are laid out with clear examples for how to get from one to the other. From defining vocabulary through converting charted data to histogram form,...
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Data and Probability: What is the Best Snack?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
In this math/nutrition lesson, the nutritional value of 3 snack foods is recorded on a data chart and represented on a bar graph. Students analyze and compare information, construct data charts and related bar graphs, and draw...
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TV/Test Grades

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Teasing relationships and trends out of data is a key mathematical skill developed through this activity for young statisticians. Taking provided data, the learners walk through the statistical process of making a hypothesis and...
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Get Your Techno On

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Desert regions are hotter for multiple reasons; the lack of vegetation causes the sun's heat to go straight into the surface and the lack of moisture means none of the heat is being transferred into evaporation. This concept, and other...
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You Will Soon Analyze Categorical Data (Classifying Fortune Cookie Fortunes)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Would you rely on a fortune cookie for advice? The lesson first requires future statisticians to categorize 100 fortune cookie fortunes into four types: prophecy, advice, wisdom, and misc. The lesson goes on to have learners use...
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Are Female Hurricanes Deadlier than Male Hurricanes?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The battle of the sexes? Scholars first examine data on hurricane-related deaths and create graphical displays. They then use the data and displays to consider whether hurricanes with female names result in more deaths than hurricanes...
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Saga of Survival (Using Data about Donner Party to Illustrate Descriptive Statistics)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What did gender have to do with the survival rates of the Donner Party? Using comparative box plots, classes compare the ages of the survivors and nonsurvivors. Using the same method, individuals make conclusions about the gender and...
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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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Describing Data

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your learners will practice many ways of describing data using coordinate algebra in this unit written to address many Common Core State Standards. Simple examples of different ways to organize data are shared and then practice problems...
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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...
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Comparing Distributions

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Data distributions can be compared in terms of center, variability, and shape. Two exploratory challenges present data in two different displays to compare. The displays of histograms and box plots require different comparisons based...
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Field Goals, Balls, and Nets

For Teachers 6th Standards
Score a resource on ratios. Young mathematicians learn about different ways to express ratios. Using sports data, they write statements about the statistics in ratio form.
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Equal Salaries for Equal Work?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners perform data analysis and draw conclusions bound to stir lively debate in a statistical activity. Starting with data comparing men's and women's wages, the class performs two different kinds of regressions to determine trends....
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Summarizing Deviations from the Mean

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Through a series of problems, learners determine the variability of a data set by looking at the deviations from the mean. Estimating means of larger data sets presented in histograms and providing a way to calculate an estimate round...
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Ground-truthing Satellite Imagery with Drifting Buoy Data

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Ground-truthing ... is it even a word? The last installment of a five-part series analyzes how scientists collect sea surface temperature data. Scholars use government websites to compare temperature data collected directly from buoys...
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State Names: Frequency

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Data grathers determine the frequency of specified data. They identify the frequency that specified letters occur in the names of all 50 states.  They create stem-and-leaf plots, box-and-whisket plots and historgrams to illustrate the data.
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Calculating Measures of Dispersion

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Double the fun — calculate two measures of deviation. The lesson plan provides information to lead the class through the process of calculating the mean absolute deviation and the standard deviation of a data set. After learning how to...
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Leisure Time

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The parsing of data is practiced both through conditional and relative frequencies. After calculating a conditional distribution, learners then step through calculating relative frequencies. They are also asked to extend their learning...