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145 reviewed resources for public schools statistics

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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...
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Comparing School Bus Stats

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Engage in a lesson that is about the use of statistics to examine the number of school buses used in particular states. They perform the research and record the data on the appropriate type of graph. Then they solve related word problems.
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Exploring Renewable Energy Through Graphs and Statistics

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders identify different sources of renewable and nonrenewable energy. In this math lesson plan, learners calculate their own carbon footprint based on the carbon dioxide they create daily. They use statistics to analyze data on...
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Comparable Statistics from Countries of Various Continents

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders compare and contrast basic statistics about different countries, such as population growth and religion, review continents and their countries, practice graphing statistical information, and identify similarities and...
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Comparable Statistics from Countries of Various Continents

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders, while brainstorming, compare/contrast statistics about different countries concerning population growth and religion. They assess a variety of media to include in their statistics. In the end, their studies guide them to...
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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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Graphic Representation of Data

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students collect data and analyze it through graphing and other methods. In this statistics lesson, students represent data using a variety of methods, including stem and leaf plot, histograms and box plot.
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How Often Do You Interact with People of Another Race or Ethnicity?

For Students 7th - 12th
Is interacting with people from different backgrounds part of a well-rounded education? A big question awaits young readers as they explore two New York Times articles that discuss modern-day segregation, population statistics, and...
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Public Opinions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners evaluate frequencies and their meanings for a two-way data set. Pupils use real data regarding opinions on increasing minimum wage, sectioned by age. As they analyze frequencies, they are led to consider why these counts matter,...
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Writing a Newspaper-Style Article

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Help your secondary reader/writers assess texts by studying press releases from Statistics Canada and drafting articles based on them. They then compare the press release, their own articles, and actual news stories they find online. I'd...
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Unit 7 North versus South–Different Villages

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students conduct statistical analyses. For this global issues lesson, students read data regarding Millennium Development Goals. Students then journal about Canada and the countries they researched.
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Is This Really Okay for Me? A Public Health Statistical Analysis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Future public health consultants are asked in a letter to help determine if a fictitious drug is causing birth defects in a population. They perform a simulation using beans and probability calculations to come to a conclusion. Note that...
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How Tall and How Many?

For Teachers 8th Standards
Is there a relationship between height and the number of siblings? Classmates collect data on their heights and numbers of brothers and sisters. They apply statistical methods to determine if such a relationship exists.
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High School Dropouts

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Does gender or race make a difference? Groups work together to define vocabulary essential to the lesson. Given the national dropout data from 2012, pupils make a two-way frequency table to analyze the data. They compare conditional...
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Insurance Inventory

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Do you have enough insurance? Pupils may be surprised to learn how much their possessions are worth. This activity asks them to create an inclusive list and make a comparison to their insurance coverage. According to the statistics, most...
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Causes of School Violence

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine school violence. In this school violence lesson, students listen to a teacher-led lecture regarding statistics and studies about school violence. Middle schoolers discuss bullying and school violence.
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I Always Feel Like Somebody's Watching Me

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Future statisticians and potential psychics first conduct an experiment to collect data on whether a person can tell if someone is staring at them. Statistical methods, such as hypothesis testing, chi-square tests, binomial tests, and...
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Who Sends the Most Text Messages?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The way you use statistics can tell different stories about the same set of data. Here, learners use sets of data to determine which person sends the most text messages. They use random sampling to collect their data and calculate a...
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Test Your Speaking & Listening Skills: How To Give a Small Group Or Individual Presentation

For Students 5th - 11th
How do you structure oral presentations? Guide your orators with this plan. Groups of English language learners will practice presenting their opinion in response to the question "Do you think the death penalty is justified for some...
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A Worse Death: War or Flu?

For Teachers 4th - 11th Standards
In a lesson that integrates history and mathematics, class members create graphs that compare military death statistics from World War I with those that resulted from the influenza pandemic of 1918.
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Why Social Media?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Is social media the best way to convey news in your school? Young journalists dig deep into the social media question in the second of 16 lessons from The Social Media Toolbox. After learning about the relationship between social media...
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States of Matter

For Students 6th - 12th
What makes water icy? Explore a range of theories from patrons at a public skating rink in an interview-style video. The narrator leads participatns through the phase change all the way to the molecular level, where less movement causes...
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A Picture's Worth a Thousand Words

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze the numbers of male vs female administrators and teachers from their school. In this gender equality lesson plan, students use school yearbooks from the 1950's threw present to count how many male vs. female teachers,...
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Commuting to Work: Box Plots, Central Tendency, Outliers

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewBiking may be an outlier. Using data from 10 states on the number of people reporting they bike to work, pupils calculate the measures of center. Scholars determine the range and interquartile range and find which provides a better...