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671 resources with the concept data collection

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Icebergs: Relationship of Ice to Water

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students experience why ice floats and the differences in weight of frozen water to liquid water. Students explore why ice floats. They use math skills such as: graphing, applying procedures, weighing and measuring. Students also use...
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Egg-cellent Graphing

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create a spreadsheet using generated data collected from given material. Once they have created the spreadsheet, they create a bar graph and a pie chart to display the accurate information.
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Technology - Data Collection

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students collect and analyze data from the United States Census Bureau. Using spreadsheet technology, students explore their results and make preductions about income groups. Students compute the mean, median and mode. They create...
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Observing Fall Migrants

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students keep a detailed data collection log of the different types of monarch behavior. They track the weather conditions daily and link it to the migration of the monarchs. They summarize their data using either a graph or a computer...
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Genetics Lesson

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students investigate the genetic nature of skeletons while collecting data from an Internet site. They read a case study on the Internet and complete the associated activity.
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Let It Rain

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students study the effects of water erosion on soil by gathering and analyzing data during an experiment. They decide on appropriate units of measurement to apply in problem solving.
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The Greenhouse Effect In A Jar

For Teachers K - 8th
Learners observe the change in temperature on two thermometer that is placed in direct sunlight or under a sunlamp. They place one of the thermometers under a glass jar and record the temperature change over time.
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Language Arts: Five Senses Walk

For Teachers 1st
First graders take a discovery walk around the school. They use their observations to compose a class book about their school.
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Making Your Own Sampling Tools

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students begin a class recycling project. They create data sampling equipment using their own designs and test them in the field.
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Computing Mean, Mode and Median

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders collect data on basketball player's heights and determine the mean, median, and mode for the data.
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Geometric Figures

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students compare, classify and calculate the area of geometric figures such as rectangles, squares, circles and triangles.
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Collecting Data and Graphing

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders, in groups, count the different colors of M&M's in each kind of package and then draw a pictograph to show the results. Each group writes a program to show their results and then compare the manually-drawn and computer...
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Chart the Weather for Cities Around the World

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students orally describe Northern and Southern hemispheres, identify 7 continents, and point out specific countries and cities. They locate and record weather information.
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Ketchup to Collecting Data

For Teachers 1st
First graders collect data for a survey of 3 brands of ketchup and create class charts. They taste test three different brands of ketchup, and use the data to create a presentation. Tasty instructional activity!
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Parts Are Parts: The English Measurement System

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders view and measure common body parts to find a fathom, a span, and inch. They discuss the historical information about how standard English measurements came to be and why body parts can no longer be used as a standard...
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Predicting Monthly Precipitation

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students should log onto, and collect data from, a specific site on the Internet. They average and compare the data using the Excel spreadsheet program, make predictions from their data, and determine the percent error of their predictions.
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Follow Spring's Journey North Recording Highlights of the Season

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students scan headlines on the Journey North News Updates each day to track the changes that spring brings as it comes to different areas of the United States.
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Spin Away

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders work in groups using spinners with 4 colors to make predictions about probability, gather and record data, and make conclusions about outcome.
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Do You Like to Spend or Save?

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students, after briefly discussing spending and saving habits, take a poll to see how their peers like to manage money. Then students graph their findings and discuss the survey results.
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Walking the Plank

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders experiment with a bathroom scale, books and a plank to determine how weight readings change as distance is applied. They graph and interpret the results.
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Raisin Cane

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students estimate and record the number of raisins in a snack-size box. They also graph their results and note the differences (+ or -) from their estimate and actual number.
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Viewing Tubes

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students complete a lab in order to discover if the length of a viewing tube, its diameter, or the distance from an object affect the type of data collected and the resulting graph.
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Bubbles

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders perform an experiment using different mixtures of dishwasher detergent. They construct bar graphs that record their bubble data for each detergent set.