The Correlation Coefficient

Middle and high schoolers investigate the meaning of the correlation coefficient.  In this meaning of the correlation coefficient lesson, pupils construct scatter plots of data that have positive and negative correlations. They guess the r-value(correlation coefficient) of various data sets.

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Resource Details
Grade
8th - 10th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Year
2008
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