Worksheet
Curated OER

For Students 7th - 8th
In this misleading statistics worksheet, students identify misleading graphs. They determine the mean, median and mode of given data. Students determine the measure of central tendency which accurately describes the data. This one-page...
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Is it safe to take data at its face value? Pupils use the interactive to evaluate a claim that Virgos are more likely to get into a car crash than others. Individuals determine whether another variable may be at play.
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
Curated OER

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore the concept of misleading statistics. In this misleading statistics lesson, students play a game of tag and graph the number of times each student gets tagged. Students use the graph to determine the fastest runner in...
Assessment
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Balanced Assessment

#### Presidential Popularity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Media often misrepresent data and statistics to their advantage. This lesson asks scholars to analyze an article with misleading statistics. They use margin of error and mean data in their studies. Once they complete their analysis,...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore number relationships by participating in a data collection activity. In this statistics lesson, students participate in a role-play activitiy in which they own a scrap material storefront that must replenish its stock....
Worksheet
Curated OER

For Students 6th
In this statistics learning exercise, 6th graders solve and complete 2 different problems. First, they use the graphs shown to determine the number of hours. Then, students use the graphs at the bottom to determine the profits gained...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Evaluating Reports Based on Data from a Sample

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Statistics can be manipulated to say what you want them to say. Teach your classes to be wise consumers and sort through the bias in those reports. Young statisticians study different statistical reports and analyze them for misleading...
Lesson Plan
American Statistical Association

#### Chocolicious

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
To understand how biased data is misleading, learners analyze survey data and graphical representations. They use that information to design their own plans to collect information on consumer thoughts about Chocolicious cereal.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### The Power of Graphical Display: How to Use Graphs to Justify a Position, Prove a Point, or Mislead the Viewer

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Analyze different types of graphs with learners. They conduct a survey and determine the mean, median and mode. They then identify different techniques for collecting data.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Analyzing Graphs and Data

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students collect and analyze data. In this statistics instructional activity, students graph their data and make inferences from the collected data. They display their data using graphs, bar graphs, circles graphs and Venn diagrams.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Pickles: Death in a Jar!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils consider the concept of lurking variables and how statistical interpretations can be skewed. They evaluate data and participate in discussion groups on the limitations in using statistical techniques.
Assessment
Bowland

#### Public Transport

For Teachers 6th - 9th
"Statistics is the grammar of science" -Karl Pearson. In the assessment task, learners read a claim made by a newspaper and analyze its conclusions. They need to think about the sample and the wording of the given statistics.
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Research Methods in Psychology

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
This 5-question psychology review provided by Sparknotes addresses sampling bias, correlative data, statistical significance, and more.
Assessment
Los Angeles County Office of Education

#### Assessment For The California Mathematics Standards Grade 6

For Students 6th Standards
Test your scholars' knowledge of a multitude of concepts with an assessment aligned to the California math standards. Using the exam, class members show what they know about the four operations, positive and negative numbers, statistics...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Death and Taxes

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students explore the "death tax" and analyze statistical information about how the government taxes dead people. They research sources to determine the validity of a anti-tax group campaign and John McCain's claims about taxes. ...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Data collection and analysis

For Students 9th - 12th
In this probability and statistics worksheet, students determine when a survey or collected data could be biased.  The one page worksheet contains a combination of three multiple choice and free response questions.  Answers are included.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students analyze a graph from the New York City Administration for Children's Services that shows a significant increase in New York City adoptions after ACS was founded. They determine whether the graph supports ACS' claims and whether...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### John McCain's Tax Stand Misrepresented

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine how political advertisements can be misleading. Using a political ad against tax reform, students generate questions based on the claims in the ads. They research information to support or refute the claims in the ad and...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### China's Population Growth

For Teachers 7th
Learners collect data from China's population growth and determine the mean, median, and mode from the data. For this data lesson plan, pupils determine probabilities and use them to make predictions.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Survey Says...

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine Iraqi polls concerning the quality of life in their country. After exploring methodologies of taking polls and surveys, the compare and contrast the findings of two surveys. Students develop research questions,...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs---Smoking Health Risks

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine the negatives effects smoking can have on health. They look at advertisement to determine the effects of smoking on one's images. Working with a partner they make a paper bag puppet to use in role play. Finally,...