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Deep Convective Clouds

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students observe clouds. In this deep convective clouds lesson, students analyze cloud data recorded over one month and draw conclusions based on results.  Students predict "Thunderstorm Season" and prepare to defend their decision using...
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Application of Matrix Multiplication

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The class explores a real-world application in which the data represents rental prices of beach condos. They problem solve by multiplying matrices to determine the cost of each property in each season. Several scenarios are presented in...
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Create a Graph Online

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Scholars create colorful bar, line, or pie graphs. They decide on a survey question to ask or a type of data to gather. From there, they collect information and data. They display this data in bar, line, or pie graphs that they create...
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On the Trail of the Hudson's Migratory Fish

For Students 3rd - 5th
Ever wonder how scientists track fish underwater? Your class can learn how with this informative worksheet. First, they will read a paragraph about androgynous fish, tagging, and data analysis. Then, your scientists must answer five...
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Accidents Happen: Seat Belt Laws, Enforcement, and Usage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Start with a NOVA video about car crashes, crash test dummy footage, or other video about seat belt use. Or have groups review attached data about seat belt usage (by state) and share their conclusions. Learners then devise a method to...
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Valuable Data

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers use data collected in the previous two lessons to create spreadsheets and graphs. They interpret the data and then craft statements summarizing how their values compare to those of their community.
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Statistical Questions

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Mostly discussion based, this instructional activity focuses on what makes a question statistical, numerical, or categorical. As a class, you will gather data and display it on a line plot for analysis. 
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What Does it Mean To Have No Correlation?

For Teachers 6th - 11th
What does it mean when a scatter plot graph shows that there is no correlation? Does it have something to do with the slope of the line of fit? Yes, it certainly does have to do with the line of fit. If the slope of the line is zero,...
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Bar Graphs and Line Graphs

For Students 7th - 10th
In this bar graphs and line graphs learning exercise, students examine given data, organize it, and create bar graphs and line graphs from the given information. They interpret graphs and write statements explaining the graph. This one...
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Pike Problems in Lake Davis

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Pike fish pose a threat to native trout and catfish in lakes. Would you drain and poison a lake to get rid of the Pike fish? If the lake was drained and poisoned, then refilled and repopulated with trout and catfish, how would you...
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Creating Climographs

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use satellite data to compare precipitation and surface temperatures on different islands.  In this satellite lesson students create graphs and explain the differences between weather and climate. 
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Fossil Find

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate the practice of digging for fossils. They participate in a mock dig of fossils using real bones and other artifacts. Then students dig through sand in order to go through the simulation. Students make observations...
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Tables and Graphs

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Help pupils read graphs and tables with these examples and data comprehension questions. First they examine a bar graph to answer five analysis prompts. Note this graph doesn't have a label along the y-axis, so you may want to do this...
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Working With Matrices

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Learners solve problems using matrices. For this algebra lesson, pupils collect data and use matrices to organize their collected data. They interpret the data in the matrices and relate it to different careers, and use addition,...
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Linear Regression and Correlation

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Learners explore scatter plots. In this linear regression instructional activity, groups of pupils graph scatter plots and then find the line of best fit. They identify outliers and explain the correlation. Each group summarizes and...
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TI Technology Guide for The New Color of Money

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Middle-schoolers graph data. In this color of money activity, mathematicians use graphing calculators to input given data. They display the information as a regression line and as a scatter plot. Pupils identify the linear equations they...
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Creating Linear Models for Data 4

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
With this resource, high schoolers solve 17 types of problems related to the transformation of linear functions. First, they define parent function and determine how other linear functions compare to the parent function. Then, pupils...
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Graphing Data

For Students 7th
Seventh graders solve and graph 10 different problems that include various questions related to data on a graph. First, they create bar graphs to display the data given. Then, pupils determine the random sample of a population listing...
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Environmental Agents of Mathematics: Mathematics for Change

For Teachers 9th - 10th
High schoolers analyze environmental science data using Math. They do research about renewable energy, gather data, create graphs and interpret their findings. Then the group presents their arguments persuasively using their findings to...
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Did Voters Turn Out -- or Are They Turned Off?

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
What was the voter turnout at your last state election? Examine voter turnout statistics from the most recent election to learn which ten states have the best turnout record. This lesson offers election data, handouts, and worksheets.
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Cover Up: Tools for Integrating Math and Engineering

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Blend art, adolescent snacking habits, and math to create new cereal boxes. Secondary learners review scale drawings. They use this information to construct cereal boxes to scale and will compare their creation to the original product to...
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Coal Supply and Demand

For Teachers 5th - 10th
A hands-on simulation perfect for an economics lesson, young learners investigate the availability of different sources of natural energy (coal, natural gas, oil, solar, and nuclear) and how this availability affects their cost. Simulate...
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Unexpected Answers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of fairness. In this fairness lesson, students play four probability games. Students determine who has the best chance of winning each of the four games. Students discuss which games gave an unfair advantage.
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NUMB3RS - Season 2 - "Convergence" - Air Hockey

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learn how to use a matrix to organize data to solve a problem. This activity uses wins and losses to rank players for an air hockey tournament they wish to have. After practicing some basic matrix operations the class could do the...