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Rockefeller's Revenge: Exxon and Mobil Unite

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Study the impact and possible outcomes of the Exxon-Mobil merger in your language arts, social studies, or economics class. Secondary learners evaluate a series of graphs, write a paragraph interpreting the data, and engage in class...
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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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Go Fish

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Help learners discover methods to estimate animal population. They will participate in a simulation of catching and tagging fish in order to estimate the fish population. They scoop and count goldfish crackers, record data, and use...
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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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How Soluble Is It?

For Students 4th - 6th
Is sugar more soluble than salt? Experiment with water and solubility with an elementary science activity. After interpreting data from a bar chart, fifth graders use different types of sugar to determine if the size of sugar particles...
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Exercise and the Human Heart

For Students 4th - 6th
Interpret data and learn about the human heart in one activity! After learning about the way blood flows in the body, fifth graders answer two questions about a graph displaying pulse rate. They then take their own pulses to find the...
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Can You Bag It?

For Students 3rd - 4th
Put your class's observational skills to the test with a science experiment about paper and plastic bags. After reading some background knowledge about the materials in plastic grocery bags, third graders interpret a chart to answer a...
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For Students 3rd - 4th
How can you tell if something is made of metal? Use a table of data and a science experiment to determine which items are made of metal. The experiment requires adult supervision, as it instructs third graders to build an electrical...
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A Whale of a Story

For Students 3rd - 4th
Does sound travel faster in water or in the air? Put the question to the test with a science experiment. After reviewing a table of data, third and fourth graders decide which statements are true and which ones are false. The bottom of...
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Cutting Expenses

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore budgeting. In this finance and math lesson, students brainstorm ways in which households could save money. Students view websites that give cost reducing ideas. Students complete an expense comparison chart and use the...
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Interpreting Data, Facts and Ideas from Informational Texts - A Different King of Fuel

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Why do we need renewable energy resources? Discuss the energy crisis with your middle and high school classes through interpreting informational texts. An engaging video and a worksheet accompany this plan.Â
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American Indian Math

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Upper graders examine Native American culture while practicing mathematical concepts related to patterns and estimation. They will use mental math to add/subtract single digit numbers.
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Big Boats Up The River

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Using boats along in the Port of Albany as the focus, learners practice adding single-digit numbers and interpreting data. This lesson comes with the worksheets, resource links, and other materials to make it a worthwhile experience.
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Add and Subtract with Hudson River shipping

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Rivers aren't just a place for animals to live, they also provide industrial transportation. The class will examine the Hudson River on a map, discuss all the commercial vessels that use the River to transport materials, then complete a...
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Charts, Maps, and Graphs Lesson on the Holocaust

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students practice interpreting data. In this Holocaust lesson plan, students research selected Internet sources and examine charts, maps, and graphs regarding the Jewish populations in and out of Europe. Students respond to questions...
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Graphically Speaking

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students discover the links between population and Congressional representation. In this government lesson plan, students research population statistics and create spreadsheets that compare population to the number of Congress members...
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Designing a Study

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students explore features to consider when designing a scientific study. In this science research lesson, students examine different methods of data collection and consider which method would be appropriate for determining how many types...
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Hand Sensitivity

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students experiment with the sense of touch. In this tactile lesson, students determine the most sensitive area of the hand. Students experiment by describing objects through touch only. Students compare the amount of sensory data...
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My Test Book: Reading Pie Charts

For Students 5th - 7th
In this math skills worksheet, students solve 9 multiple choice math problems that require them to read and interpret charts. Students may view the correct answers.
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School Bus Minutes

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this interpreting data worksheet, students examine table regarding time spent on the school bus. Students respond to 5 short answer questions that require them to read the data and use their problem solving skills.
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Interpreting Data

For Students 4th - 6th
In this math problem solving worksheet, students read a story problem and interpret the data presented in order to respond to 4 questions.
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For Students 9th - 11th
In this data interpretation worksheet, students record the data from 10 examples into frequency tables. They group 10 more data sets, and make a frequency table for each.
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Ocean Temperatures

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Young scholars list data collected by marine buoys and the different kinds of moored buoys. They describe how data is transmitted worldwide. They explain the difference between near shore and offshore air and water temperatures.
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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...