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Walking the Plank

For Students 6th - 8th
This is a cool math activity. Kids collect and interpret data based on a physical act. A board is balanced between a scale and a step, learners record a peer's weight as it decreases while s/he walks further away from the scale. They...
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To Recycle, or Not Recycle?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
To recycle or not to recycle, that is the question. Your class can find the answer by taking a teacher created WebQuest, where they assume a role of a community member taking a stand on implementing a community wide recycling plan. The...
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Zoo Integrated Unit

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Explore the North Carolina Zoological Park with your class. In this cross-curriculum activity, learners use information from the zoo to create scaled maps, use compasses, and research animals found at the zoo. They take a field trip to...
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Agriculture and the Government

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Learners study the government's involvement in the U.S. A's food production and make connections relating to farm programs. In this historical agriculture lesson, students read content and research significant information. Learners then...
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Ornithology and Real World Science

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Double click that mouse because you just found an amazing lesson! This cross-curricular Ornithology lesson incorporates literature, writing, reading informational text, data collection, scientific inquiry, Internet research, art, and...
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Camouflage!: Collecting Data and Concealing Color

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Help young scholars see the important role camouflage plays in the survival of animals with a fun science lesson. Starting with an outdoor activity, children take on the role of hungry birds as they search for worms represented by...
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Fuss About Dust

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Dust is everywhere around us; it's unavoidable. But what exactly is dust and are certain locations dustier than others? These are the questions students try to answer in an interesting scientific investigation. Working independently or...
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Weather Graph Data

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Teaching young mathematicians about collecting and analyzing data allows for a variety of fun and engaging activities. Here, children observe the weather every day for a month, recording their observations in the form of a bar graph....
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Oral History

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Use oral history as a way to help learners develop communication skills. They interview a trusted adult about their life as a young person, challenges they overcame, and what they are proud of. Learners are then interviewed themselves in...
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Reading Bar Charts

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Help kids understand how to collect data through surveys, organize data in a bar chart, then analyze their findings. There are three different surveys for learners to conduct, a full description of all the parts of a bar chart, and three...
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What is the Best Chip?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Scholars collect data about chips. They pick their favorite type of chip from a given variety such as potato chips, tortilla, or banana chips. Then they write on an index card their favorite chip and why it's their favorite. They also...
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Bounce Back: The Exponential Pattern of Rebound Heights

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore the concept of exponential functions! In this exponential functions lesson, students determine the function that represents the rebound height of a ball. They collect data on the rebound height of a ball and perform an...
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What is Your Favorite Month?

For Students 1st - 3rd
A simple activity that helps learners conduct a survey is here for you. In it, pupils collect data on their family and classmate's favorite months. Youngsters use tally marks in the spaces provided to keep track of the answers. Once back...
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What's Your Average? What Do You Mean? I'm More Than Just Average

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Upper grade and middle schoolers collect data, analyze and interpret the data. This three-part lesson should provide learners with a firm understanding about the differences between mean, median, and mode and how to perform the...
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Statistics of Mars

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Young scholars explore the concept of central tendencies. In this central tendencies lesson, students sort M&M's or Skittles based on color. Young scholars graph their results. Students find the mean, median, and mode of their data.
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Displaying Probability Data and Making Predictions

For Students 4th - 5th
You've just introduced your second and third graders to line plots and how they can be used to make predictions and display data. Study this basic line plot with your youngsters and have them answer the four questions below. 
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Life of a Hamster

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this line plot worksheet, students utilize the data given on a hamsters life span to answer 6 short answer questions on the lines provided.
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Collect and Organize Data - Practice 14.1

For Students 4th - 5th
In this data collection worksheet, students read the word problem and study the tally chart about favorite sports. Students then use the information in the chart to answer the questions. Students then use the list about students'...
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Number Cube Equations - Enrichment 12.4

For Students 4th - 6th
In this writing equations enrichment worksheet, students play a game with a partner recording equations as the directions instruct. Students respond to 3 short answer questions.
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Graphing It Daily

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students identify and demonstrate a positive learning attitude and use basic concepts and skills. Learners also communicate clearly in oral, artistic, written, and nonverbal form. Finally, students participate in the daily data...
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Collecting Data and Graphing

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Young mathematicians collect data and graph it. They work collaboratively to collect data regarding the span of arm length versus height and graph the data they collect.
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Sunlight and Seasons

For Teachers 5th
Using a hands on approach, learners collect data on seasonal changes, the daily temperature, and the times of sunrise and sunset. Through these activities, they use digital probes, create spreadsheets, and conduct Internet research.
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When is Your Birthday?

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Your youngsters will use their birthdays as a data set in this lesson, charting and color-coding their classmates' birthday data. They will also conduct an Internet search to compile and chart famous birthdays. The data is finally used...
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Waving Goodbye to Rocks

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners explore the concept that smaller rocks come from larger rocks that have been broken. For this waving goodbye to rocks lesson, students examine the rock cycle as it pertains to weathering of larger rocks. Learners are introduced...