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Spreadsheets and Formulas 101
Students enter data and formulas into spreadsheet software in order to calculate the area of a rectangle, and copy and paste the formula to other cells in the spreadsheet software in order to calculate the area of other rectangles.
Middle schoolers practice using a spreadsheet as a graphing and statistical tool. They review concepts of mean, median and range. They create their own rows and columns and enter formulas.
Creating an Excel Spreadsheet
Ninth graders create a spreadsheet by entering data into cells. They enhance the appearance of the spreadsheet, create formulas, and create a graph using the given data. They identify the steps used to create a spreadsheet using Microsoft Excel.
Pupils examine the functions and uses of spreadsheets. They view and discuss a PowerPoint presentation, produce a spreadsheet that computes basic math functions, and graph their spreadsheet data.
Let's Keep Track of Grades
Learners participate in a technology project. This instructional activity is a hands-on spreadsheet project where students are responsible for keeping track of their grades for class. The learners learn to enter data into a spreadsheet, create formulas to calculate the values, and constantly save and retrieve the information.
Introduction To Spreadsheets
Students are introduced to spreadsheets and assess how to enter numbers, labels and simple data into a spreadsheet and how to use the data to calculate totals. They are also introduced to spreadsheet software that enables them to explore mathematical and scientific models.
Using Excel, the Internet, And Word To Create a Spreadsheet, Chart, And Instructions
Students improve data entry in a spreadsheet.
Data Analysis and Probability: Graphing Candy with Excel
Collect and graph data using Microsoft Excel with your math class. They will make predictions about the number of each colored candy in a bag of M&M's, then sort, classify, count, and record the actual data before using Excel to create a graph of the data.
Students utilize a spreadsheet to explore a mathematical model and to formulate answers to 'what if..?' questions. They assess how changes in a spreadsheet affects the results and identity of simple rules within math and statistics.
Graphing Data from the Chemistry Laboratory
Pupils graph and analyze data using a spreadsheet.
Grammar Scramblers, Spreadsheets, And Parts Of Speech
Students use and create Grammar Scramblers with a spreadsheet in order to practice identifying and using parts of speech in a fun way. They take turns playing with the story in their own small groups.
Grammar Scramblers, Spreadsheets, and Parts of Speech
Students explore part of speech. In this grammar skills instructional activity, students participate in a Grammar Scrambler spreadsheet activity that challenges them to use parts of speech appropriately. This instructional activity may adapted for use in various grade levels.
The UK's International Trading Position
Students examine data and identify trends. They explain factors that affect changes and trends in the economy. They develop their own policy suggestions and shares them with the class.
Interested in Interest?
Students investigate percents and interest. In this algebra lesson, students create data and analyze it using the credit as a real life application. This assignment requires spreadsheet and takes 2 days to do.
Speeding Along in Motion
Students ride bicycles or skateboards and determine their average speed. In this physics lesson, students travel to a park and are timed while riding bicycles or skateboards over a variety of courses. They complete an spreadsheet by entering formulas and making calculations.
A "Capital" Idea
Eighth graders prepare for a field trip to Washington, DC by researching landmark, monument, or building in Washington. They use the information in small groups to design a multimedia presentation. They include a spreadsheet that shows the economics of the field trip to convince others that it is a worthwhile trip. They design a new American landmark.
Students create a spreadsheet that they will use to plan a small party or outing. They calculate expenses and stay within a budget amount for their party.
How Much Does That Car Cost?
Students calculate how much it costs to buy a used car and finance it through a bank. They select a car from the newspaper, conduct Internet research on current auto loan interest information for four different states, and create a spreadsheet to organize the information.
How Much If the First Year of College Going To Cost?
Future college students investigate the cost of the first year of college or a junior college in the state of Alabama. They use spreadsheet software to enter data and calculate the amount of money they will need to work within their budget. They create a chart in Excel that includes appropriate clip art.
Family Ties: Parabolas
Graph parabolas! Analyze the effects of parameter changes in the vertex form of a quadratic equation. The class inputs data in a spreadsheet to form the graphs. The activity includes worksheets.