Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Data Squares

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Middle and high schoolers examine how data squares organize and sort information and data sets. They discuss examples of data squares, complete a data square about themselves, organize the data squares for the class together, and compile...
Interactive
PHET

#### Least-Squares Regression

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Less is best when looking at residuals. Scholars use an interactive to informally fit a linear regression line to data on a scatter plot. The interactive provides a correct best fit line with residuals and correlation coefficient to...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Generate Measurement Data Word Problems

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Bar and line graphs are an excellent way to visually analyze data: give your scholars practice both analyzing graphs and creating their own! First, they examine five basic bar graphs, indicating the number of squares on specific days....
Lesson Plan
Kenan Fellows

#### Multivariate Least Squares Regression Model with Variable Selection

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The risk of contracting an infection in the hospital is low, but it does happen. Learn what risk factors have the highest correlation with hospital-acquired infections in the final instructional activity of a three-part series. Using the...
Lesson Plan
Kenan Fellows

#### Least Squares Linear Regression in R

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The task? Determine the how effective hospitals are at reducing the rate of hospital-acquired infections. The method? Data analysis! Using an open source software program, individuals use provided data and create scatterplots to look for...
Lesson Plan
Statistics Education Web

#### 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...
Lesson Plan
Illustrative Mathematics

#### Favorite Ice Cream Flavor

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
What better way to engage children in a math lesson than by talking about ice cream? Using a pocket chart or piece of chart paper, the class works together creating a bar graph of the their favorite ice cream flavors. Learners then work...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Presentation of Quantitative Data- Vertical Line Diagrams

For Students 6th - 9th
In this quantitative data instructional activity, students examine how vertical line diagrams can be used to display discrete quantitative data. They read about the use of tally charts to create vertical line graphs that display the...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Applied Science - Science and Math Lab 4B

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners experiment with the combination of vinegar and baking soda. In this applied science activity, future scientists compare qualitative and quantitative data collected from their exploration. Then they work together to analyze and...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Count the Images!

For Students K - 2nd
Based on a selection of images, learners create a bar graph depicting how many of each image is shown. There are two graphs, each with three images to chart. After they are finished, scholars can analyze the data and draw conclusions. To...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Modeling a Context from Data (part 1)

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
While creating models from data, pupils make decisions about precision. Exercises are provided that require linear, quadratic, or exponential models based upon the desired precision.
Activity
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

#### Spreadsheet Tutorial 2: Autofill Data, Cell References, and Standard Deviation

For Students 9th - 12th
If you've always wanted to know more about spreadsheets, here's a perfect resource for you. A self-paced tutorial introduces how to autofill and copy formulas in a Google sheet or Excel spreadsheet. It also shows users how to find range,...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Explore Surface Types on a Journey Around Earth

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore satellite data. For this technology cross-curriculum math and world geography lesson, students locate specific map areas using a microset of satellite data. Students use technology and math skills to determine...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Ornithology and Real World Science

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Double click that mouse because you just found an amazing instructional activity! This cross-curricular Ornithology instructional activity incorporates literature, writing, reading informational text, data collection, scientific inquiry,...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Squares of Numbers

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Test your third graders with a math review instructional activity, which features problems on square numbers and area. After finding the squares of increasingly large numbers (3-40), pupils solve for the areas of six squares. A great way...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Square Numbers

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Introduce your third graders to multiplication with a worksheet on square numbers. An example demonstrates how to use dots to reinforce multiplication skills. They solve different problems, ranging from 3x3 to 10x10. A great homework...
Assessment
Inside Mathematics

#### Population

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Population density, it is not all that it is plotted to be. Pupils analyze a scatter plot of population versus area for some of the states in the US. The class members respond to eight questions about the graph, specific points and...
Lesson Plan
Virginia Department of Education

#### Line of Best Fit

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Pupils work through a guided activity on fitting a linear equation to a set of data by entering the data into a calculator and trying to envision a line of best fit. They then have the calculator determine the least-squares line and...
Lesson Plan
American Statistical Association

#### EllipSeeIt: Visualizing Strength and Direction of Correlation

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Seeing is believing. Given several bivariate data sets, learners make scatter plots using the online SeeIt program to visualize the correlation. To get a more complete picture of the topic, they research their own data set and perform an...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### From Playing with Electronics to Data Analysis

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Young scholars collect and Analyze data. In this statistics lesson, students identify the line of best fit of the graph. They classify lines as having positive, negative and no correlation.
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EngageNY

#### Interpreting Residuals from a Line

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
What does an animal's gestation period have to do with its longevity? Use residuals to determine the prediction errors based upon a least-square regression line. This second lesson on residuals shows how to use residuals to create a...
Assessment
Concord Consortium

#### People and Places

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Graph growth in the US. Given population and area data for the United States for a period of 200 years, class members create graphs to interpret the growth over time. Graphs include population, area, population density, and population...
Lesson Plan
Virginia Department of Education

#### Square Patios

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Build a patio from toothpicks and marshmallows to analyze functions! Learners look for patterns in the data as they create different size patios. As they discover patterns, they make connections between the different representations of...
Assessment
Concord Consortium

#### Look High and Low

For Students 7th - 12th
From the highest high to the lowest low here's a resource that won't fall flat. Given data on the area and the highest and lowest elevations of each of the 50 states, learners decide which states are the least flat and the most flat. Of...