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- Lexington, KY
Data Formulas Teacher Resources
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Explore metric measurement, recording data, and creating an electronic spreadsheet displaying results with your math class. Scholars will measure the length of their smiles, record the measurements, and represent the results on an electronic spreadsheet. They finish by writing an account of the activity including digital pictures.
Learners investigate elapsed time. They construct an obstacle course and take turns racing robots through the course. In addition, they track data and hypothesize about improving the race time. Once the analysis of the data is complete, they present their findings to the class.
Using a 2002 California Gray David recall vote as an example, young statisticians identify sources of bias in samples and find ways of reducing and eliminating sampling bias. They consider ways to select random samples from a population, and also look at different ways to represent data.
Students download information from a NASA website into a database. They transfer it to a spreadsheet by completing the information and analyze the information. They determine temperature averages, mode, and graph the results. They write a summary for the graphed information.