Data Collection Teacher Resources
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A Tour of Europe-Data Collection
Research and data collection are important skills for school success. This lesson, comparing European countries to North Carolina, provides a way to practice these skills. There is list of websites, including Lonely Planet, that will pique learners' interest.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
An inventive lesson shows learners how to collect, organize, and present mathematical data. They access websites which lead them through a variety of ways to engage in data collection. They get to design and create graphs, and present them to the class.
3rd - 5th Math 25 Views 78 Downloads
Graphing and Measurement Go Hand in Hand
Learners explore data collection and graphing. They will work in groups to determine the best tool to use for hand span measurement. They also collect hand span data and the whole class organizes data on a plot line graph.
2nd - 4th Math 9 Views 102 Downloads
Data and Probability
Being able to collect, analyze, and display data is a skill that begins in mathematics and extends to a variety of other subjects. Data and probability is first defined by three big questions and a wonderful set of examples that can be used to teach the concept.
4th Math 13 Views 12 Downloads
Measure a Tree
Young mathematicians explore data collection and mathematical problem solving. They will work in cooperative groups to determine the height of a tree by measuring several predetermined distances on the ground. They will use the data collected to set up mathematical ratio problems and calculate the height of the tree.
5th - 8th Math 15 Views 61 Downloads
Does It Matter Who Has Your Data?
Ever notice that, just after looking at an item online, that item shows up in an advertisement along the side of another webpage? That's because many companies track online data and use it to create targeted advertisements. Introduce your class to this concept and ask them to discuss online safety.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Riding on a Pendulum
A comprehensive resource gets fourth grade physical scientists making observations about the period of a pendulum and then applying knowledge to a playground swing. Through seven different stations, they will record observations and measurements about how the pendulum works.
3rd - 5th Science 15 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Measuring Larval Monarchs
Data collection and interpretation is a big part of math as well as science. Get kids into graphing with a hands-on instructional activity where butterflies are the main attraction. The class reviews everything they know about the monarch life cycle, migration, and the characteristics of monarch larvae.
3rd Science 20 Views 26 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Using Data from Sensors
Beginning with a discussion about using technology to collect data, this resource includes a video about the next Mars rover as an example. Young scientists are taught that filtering is necessary before collected data can be analyzed. Links to phone apps that can collect data and online recording software are included so that older learners can practice filtering recorded data.
6th - 12th Science 4 Views 9 Downloads
The Shape of Data
Explore the difference between statistical and non-statistical questions. Fun follows as learners gather statistical data for the question, "How many times can the typical sixth grader catch a spool in a cup in one minute?" Data is posted in a line plot.
5th - 7th Math 29 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Numerical and Categorical Data
Students formulate and refine questions that can be addressed with catagorical data. Students pose questions that can be addressed with numerical data. Students recognize the differences in representing and analyzing catagorical and numerical data.
2nd - 5th Math 4 Views 19 Downloads
A Day at the Beach
Help learners determine the rate of change for the temperature of sand. They will collect data on the temperature of wet and dry sand over time with a heat lamp overhead. Then make a scatter plot of the data and find a linear model to fit the data.
6th - 8th Math 5 Views 79 Downloads
Independent Plant Growth Experiment
This is an awesome lesson filled with tons of engaging learning activities. Over a period of weeks learners will make observations, collect plant and analyze plant data, read and review agricultural articles, design and conduct an experiment based on a developed hypothesis, conduct research, and work toward having a strong paper and product for the science fair.
6th Language Arts 16 Views 78 Downloads
First Grade Shoe Sizes
Third graders collect shoe size data from classmates in their room and another third grade. They predict what the most common shoe size will be. They place the data in an spreadsheet on the computer. They design a graph using the spreadsheet information.
3rd Math 3 Views 2 Downloads
“I Can” Common Core! 6th Grade Math
Help your sixth graders reach their Common Core math standards by providing them with a checklist of "I can" statements for each standard. As each concept is covered, kids can check it off, as long as they can do what it states.
6th Math 83 Views 68 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Fourth graders collect data for a specific purpose. In this weather collection instructional activity, 4th graders observe local weather conditions for period of time and plan how to chart the data they collect. Students evaluate the data as well as their data collection plans once the time period ends.
4th Math 7 Views 23 Downloads