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#### Introduction to Representing and Analyzing Data

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Represent data graphically. Allow your class to explore different methods of representing data. They create foldables, sing songs, and play a dice game to reinforce the measures of central tendency.
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#### Study Jams! Histograms

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
With so many ways to organize data, a histogram is useful when we need to graph a variety of ranges. The interactive lesson plan organizes heights into different categories, not too big and not too small, to display on a histogram. The...
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#### What is a Frequency Table?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
So you have a data set and you want a visual diagram to help you analyze the data. Not sure how to draw it? The instructor illustrates four different ways to look at a frequency table: two tally tables, one line graph, and one bar graph....
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#### Random Probability

For Students 9th - 11th
In this statistics and probability worksheet, young statisticians solve and complete 13 different problems related to probability, percentages, and normal distributions. They consider data models, assumptions about the models, and find...
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#### Graph It!

For Teachers 6th - 9th
There is more than one way to represent data! Learners explore ways to represent data. They examine stacked graphs, histograms, and line plots. They conduct surveys and use stacked graphs, histograms, or line plots to chart the data they...
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For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students practice using graphing tools to make tables, bar charts, scatter graphs, and histograms, using census data. They apply the concept of measures of central tendency, examine the effects of outliers. They also write inferences and...
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#### Starting With Stats

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Statisticians analyze a data set of student IQs by finding measures of central tendency and dispersion such as mean, median, mode, and quartiles. They practice using a graphing calculator to find the values and analyze box plots and...
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#### Data Collection and Presentation

For Students 6th - 10th
Middle and high schoolers collect and analyze data from four different activities. The activities include information about classmates, tallying colors of cars in a parking lot, stem and leaf plots, and making a histogram from winning...
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#### Comparison of Univariate and Bivariate Data

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners explore the concept of univariate and bivariate data. In this univaritate and bivariate data lesson, pupils discuss the differences between univariate and bivariate data. They work sample problems where they must construct box...
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#### Mean, Median, Mode, etc.

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Explore the concept of mean, median, and mode with pupils. They estimate the length of a string or the number of M&M's in a jar. Then find the mean, median, and mode of the class' estimates.
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#### What is a Frequency Table?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
So you have a data set and you want a visual diagram to help you analyze the data. Not sure how to draw it? The instructor illustrates four different ways to look at a frequency table: two tally tables, one line graph, and one bar graph....
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#### Make a Frequency Table and a Histogram for a Given Set of Data

For Students 7th - 10th
In this data recording and data organization learning exercise, students create one frequency table and one histogram for a given list of data.  Explanations and examples for frequency tables and histograms are given.
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#### Play It

For Teachers 6th - 9th
There are a number of activities here that look at representing data in different ways. One activity, has young data analysts conduct a class survey regarding a new radio station, summarize a data set, and use central tendencies to...
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#### Boomerang

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore the concept of boomerangs. In this boomerang lesson, students throw homemade boomerangs at different angles to record maximum distance and if it returned or not. Students collect their boomerang data then create a...
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#### Analyze and Interpret Statistical Information

For Students 9th
In this probability and statistics worksheet, 9th graders analyze and interpret histograms as they identify trends in the data.  The two page worksheet contains four problems.  Answers are provided.
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#### Counting the Stars in Draco

For Students 8th - 10th
In this counting stars worksheet, students construct a histogram for stars in a given star field using their apparent magnitude. Students answer 5 questions using their tabulated data and histogram to answer questions about the stars of...
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#### Benford's Law

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Benford's Law learning exercise, high schoolers read about the first digit frequency of numbers. Students solve 3 problems about sunspot numbers, solar wind magnetism and the depth of the latest earthquakes by using on line sites...
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#### Mass/Weight/Data/Graphing-What Is The Mass of a Dinosaur?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students determine the mass of various "dinosaur eggs" and graph their data. In this mass, weight, data and graphing lesson plan, students measure the mass of different weighted "dinosaur eggs". They record their data and transfer it to...
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#### Graphing Data

For Students 7th - 8th
In this graphing data worksheet, students solve and complete 8 different word problems related to graphing data given. First, they determine the percent of people who do not believe in any of the phenomena described and explain. Then,...
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#### Stem-and-Leaf Plots

For Students 9th
In this stem-and-leaf plots activity, 9th graders solve and complete 9 various types of problems. First, they determine the mean, median, and mode of the stem-and-leaf plot shown. Then, students summarize the similarities and differences...
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#### Data Analysis and Probability

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students make their own puzzle grid that illustrates the number of sit-ups students in a gym class did in one minute, then they make a histogram for this same data. Then they title their graph and label the scales and axes and graph the...
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#### Graph it!

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders view a Stacked Graph, and discuss what it shows. Students discuss the basics of graphing: labels, intervals, legends x and y axis... Students create individual stacked graphs from provided information. Students view a...
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#### Pump it Up!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students learn the process in which blood is circulated throughout the body and explain the effects of exercise on the heart. The teacher ask questions, students perform a physical activity and then make a histogram of the student's...
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#### Data Analysis Digital Display

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students create a survey online. In this math lesson, students graph survey data using flisti.com. They share and analyze their classmates' histogram.