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Box-and-Whisker Plots - Homework 10.6
In this box-and-whisker plots instructional activity, students solve and complete 5 different types of problems. First, they find the median and the upper and lower quartiles. Then, students make a box-and-whisker plot to display the data set.
6th - 8th Math 27 Views 243 Downloads
Box and Whiskers
Middle schoolers discover how to relate collected data with a box and whiskers graph in a number of formats. They collect, organize, create, and interpret a box and whiskers graph. Pupils interpret the difference between sets of data, and share their results with the class.
6th - 8th Math 10 Views 30 Downloads
Home Runs, Statistics, and Probability
Baseball and statistics go hand-in-hand and knowing how to interpret, compare, and display this information is a key skill for any middle schooler. Using two sets of data, have young statisticians answer questions by constructing and comparing different representations of the data especially lineplots (dotplots), stemplots (including back-to-back stemplots) five number summaries, and boxplots.
6th - 8th Math 99 Views 81 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Creating Box and Whisker Plots/Box-and-Whisker Data
Analyze, interpret, and display one and two-variable data in box-and-whisker plots. Engage learners in a whole-class discussion regarding the construction of box and whisker plots. They complete a worksheet embedded in the plan which gives them further practice.
6th - 8th Math 35 Views 272 Downloads
Seventh graders are provided with a step-by-step process for creating a box-and-whisker plot. The lesson plan serves as an introduction to the concept and students should have prerequisite knowledge regarding mean, median, and range of a set of data.
7th Math 12 Views 68 Downloads
Box-and-Whisker Plot Comparison
In this analyzing data lesson using the TI-Nspire, young statisticians make a box-and-whisker plot of mean monthly temperatures of three cities. Students compare the box-and-whisker plot of the data with a dot plot of the data. Students discuss the quartiles and spread of the data.
6th - 11th Math 4 Views 88 Downloads
Who pays more for haircuts, men or women? Given quartile values, learners construct box and whiskers plots and interpret the results. They compare the mean and median, and discuss which is more appropriate under particular conditions. This problem can be used as an introductory lesson or as a template for a student-designed data analysis project.
9th - 12th Math 10 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Using NBA Statistics for Box and Whisker Plots
Students explore the concept of box and whisker plots. In this box and whisker plot lesson, students make box and whisker plots about the height and weight of the Houston Rockets. Students compare the plots when an outlier is included and excluded.
8th - 11th Math 9 Views 53 Downloads
Graphing Calculator Activity: Box-and-Whisker Plots
In this graphing calculator activity, students use the graphing calculator to organize statistical data and create box-and-whisker plots. After exploring the given demonstration, students use the internet to locate information concerning local temperatures.
7th - 9th Math 13 Views 27 Downloads
Box and Whisker Plots
Students explore the concept of box and whisker plots. In this box and whisker plots lesson, students enter data for the cost of cd's, brother's ages, temperatures, and miles traveled on weekends into lists in the calculator. Students plot the data using a box and whisker plots.
7th - 9th Math 3 Views 20 Downloads
Elucidating the concept of box-and-whisker plots, Sal explains not only how to generate the diagram, but how to read one as well. He uses several examples to help young mathematicians become familiar with the format, and explains the real-world applications in which they might see it.
10 mins 7th - 11th Math 11 Views 24 Downloads
Leveled Problem Solving: Range and Outliers
In this range and outliers worksheet, students solve 6 word problems where they examine data then identify outliers, find the upper and lower quartile ranges, find the interquartile range and create box-and-whisker plots.
6th - 9th Math 20 Views 120 Downloads
Independent Practice 1: Box and Whisker Plot
In this box and whisker plot activity, students create a box and whisker plot from a given set of data. They identify the lower quartile, upper quartile, the mean, and outliers. This one-page activity contains 20 sets of numbers from which to create a box and whisker plot.
9th - 12th Math 32 Views 103 Downloads
Box and Whisker Plots, Why and How?
In this graphing worksheet, students compare two sets of data using box and whisker plots. They calculate the median in each data set given and order the data from lowest to highest to locate the middle number. Then, students record their conclusions.
6th - 9th Math 47 Views 310 Downloads
Box and Whisker Plots
Seventh graders explore the concept of box and whisker plots. In this box and whisker plots instructional activity, 7th graders plot data on a box and whisker plot. Students discuss the mean, median, and mode of the data. Students discuss range, minimum, and maximum.
7th Math 12 Views 46 Downloads
Super Ticket Sales
Use this graphing data using box and whisker plots lesson to have learners make box and whisker plots about ticket sales of popular movies. They find the mean, median, and mode of the data. Pupils compare ticket sales of the opening weekend and total ticket sales.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Graphs and More
Young statisticians create and interpret various types of graphs from data gathered. The focus here is on interpreting the data and drawing appropriate conclusions. Box-and-whisker plots, frequency distributions, scatterplots, and lines of best fit are explored.
8th - 9th Math 44 Views 378 Downloads