Tuition Cost Activity

This Tuition Cost Activity performance task also includes:

Can I afford to go to college? Small groups design a method to research college tuition for several years and make a prediction of costs in 2025. Classmates plot the the data on a scatter plot and graph the line of best fit to make their prediction. Finally, they present to the rest of the class their methodology, conclusion, and any limitations to their models. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Ask teams to research different universities and compare predictions
Classroom Considerations
  • Individuals should know how to plot data on a scatter plot
  • Learners need to be familiar with finding the line of best fit
Pros
  • Provides suggestions on how to split the task up for the three days
  • Includes a sample solution
Cons
  • None