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Curated OER

#### What Can Data Tell Us?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore data distribution. In this data analysis lesson, students create a data distribution table by playing the game "Tower of Hanoi" from the Hall of Science. Students analyze their data and answer data driven questions.
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Mathematics Vision Project

#### 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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NASA

#### Exploring Data

For Students 9th - 12th
Bring the sun to your class! Young scholars analyze actual solar wind data in the second activity of a five-part series. Their analysis includes speed, temperature, and density data.
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EngageNY

#### Variability in a Data Distribution

For Teachers 6th Standards
Scholars investigate the spread of associated data sets by comparing the data sets to determine which has a greater variability. Individuals then interpret the mean as the typical value based upon the variability.
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EngageNY

#### Comparing Data Distributions

For Teachers 6th Standards
Box in the similarities and differences. The 19th lesson in a unit of 22 presents class members with multiple box plots to compare. Learners use their understanding of five-number summaries and box plots to find similarities and...
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EngageNY

#### Summarizing a Data Distribution by Describing Center, Variability, and Shape

For Teachers 6th Standards
Put those numbers to work by completing a statistical study! Pupils finish the last two steps in a statistical study by summarizing data with displays and numerical summaries. Individuals use the summaries to answer the statistical...
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EngageNY

#### Displaying a Data Distribution

For Teachers 6th Standards
Pupils analyze a display of data and review dot plots to make general observations about the highest, lowest, common, and the center of the data. To finish, learners match dot plots to scenarios.
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Virginia Department of Education

#### 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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NASA

#### Data Literacy Cube: Global Atmospheric Temperature Anomaly Data

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Evaluate global temperature anomalies using real-world data from NASA! Climatologists analyze a data set using a literacy cube and differentiated question sheets. Team members evaluate global temperature anomaly data with basic...
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EngageNY

#### Using a Curve to Model a Data Distribution

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Show scholars the importance of recognizing a normal curve within a set of data. Learners analyze normal curves and calculate mean and standard deviation.
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Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching

#### Ten Data Analysis Activities

For Students 9th - 12th
This thirteen page data analysis worksheet contains a number of interesting problems regarding statistics. The activities cover the concepts of average measurements, standard deviation, box and whisker plots, quartiles, frequency...
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Curated OER

#### Human Population- Changes in Survival Rates Data Interpretation

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
In this human population changes in survival worksheet, young scholars interpret and plot data to understand the differences in human mortality and survivorship between historic and modern times. They investigate how these changes...
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EngageNY

#### Describing Distributions Using the Mean and MAD

For Teachers 6th Standards
What city has the most consistent temperatures? Pupils use the mean and mean absolute deviation to describe various data sets including the average temperature in several cities. The 10th instructional activity in the 22-part series asks...
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Curated OER

#### What Can Data Tell Us?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners analyze data they have collected themselves and by their classmates. In groups, they create data distributions to identify the highest, lowest and middle values. As a class, they discuss the concept of sample size and how it can...
Unit Plan
Mathematics Vision Project

#### 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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NOAA

#### 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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West Contra Costa Unified School District

#### Comparing Data Displays

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
There is so much more to data than just numbers, and this resource has learners use three methods of comparing data in a multi-faceted lesson. The 21-page packet includes a warm-up, examples, an activity, and assessment for a complete...
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Statistics Education Web

#### 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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EngageNY

#### Describing Center, Variability, and Shape of a Data Distribution from a Graphical Representation

For Teachers 6th Standards
What is the typical length of a yellow perch? Pupils analyze a histogram of lengths for a sample of yellow perch from the Great Lakes. They determine which measures of center and variability are best to use based upon the shape of the...
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EngageNY

#### Distributions and Their Shapes

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
What can we find out about the data from the way it is shaped? Looking at displays that are familiar from previous grades, the class forms meaningful conjectures based upon the context of the data. The introductory lesson to descriptive...
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EngageNY

#### 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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Council for Economic Education

#### GDP Data: Is the Economy Healthy?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Does the economy needs a check-up? Scholars analyze the gross domestic product (GDP) to determine the overall health of the current economy. They use a short video clip as well as economic data to determine the current growth of the...
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Statistics Education Web

#### What Does the Normal Distribution Sound Like?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Groups collect data describing the number of times a bag of microwave popcorn pops at given intervals. Participants discover that the data fits a normal curve and answer questions based on the distribution of this data.
Unit Plan
Mathematics Vision Project

#### 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...