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#### How Dense is Salt Water?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young schoolers explore the concept of linear regression. They determine the mass and density of salt water. Pupils add salt to water and record the density as salinity increases, and perform a linear regression on the data to model the...
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#### Scatter-Brained

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders graph ordered pairs on a coordinate plane. They create a scatterplot. Additionally, they determine the line of best fit and investigate the slope of the line. Multiple resources are provided. An excellent resource!
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#### Animal Brains

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Do big bodies make big brains? Let your learners decide whether there is an association between body weight and brain weight by putting the data from different animals into a scatterplot. They can remove any outliers and then make a line...
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#### How Long Can You Go?

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the usefulness of a line of best fit by collecting and graphing data, using a graphing calculator to determine the line of best fit, and making a variety of predictions. They watch a video, then design a...
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#### Ten Data Analysis Activities

For Students 9th - 12th
This thirteen page data analysis worksheet contains a number of interesting problems regarding statistics. The activities cover the concepts of average measurements, standard deviation, box and whisker plots, quartiles, frequency...
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#### The Barbie Bungee Drop

For Teachers 7th - 10th
What do math, bungee jumping, and Barbie® have in common? Young adventure seekers use rubber bands as bungee cords to predict a thrilling, but safe, jump for their doll. First, test jumps are conducted with a few rubber bands. Then more...
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#### Barbie Bungee

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Middle and high schoolers collect and analyze their data. In this statistics lesson, pupils analyze graphs for linear regression as they discuss the relationship of the function to the number of rubber bands and the distance of the...
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#### Line of Best Fit

For Students 7th - 8th
In this line of best fit worksheet, students solve and complete 8 different problems that include plotting and creating their own lines of best fit on a graph. First, they study the samples at the top and plot the ordered pairs given on...
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#### Linear Modelling of the Life Expectancy of Canadians

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Middle and high schoolers explore the concept of linear modelling.  For this linear modelling lesson, pupils find the line of best fit for life expectancy data of Canadians. They compare life expectancies of men and women, and find the...
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#### A Sweet Drink

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students investigate reaction rates.  In this seventh or eighth grade mathematics lesson, students collect, record, and analyze data regarding how the temperature of water affects the dissolving time of a sugar cube. Studetns determin...
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#### Making Predictions from Data with a Graphing Calculator

For Students 9th - 12th
In this making predictions from data worksheet, learners solve 15 short answer problems. Students determine average miles per gallon given data on miles traveled and gas used. Learners make predictions using the data and a line of best fit.
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#### Line of best fit

For Teachers 9th - 11th
In this Algebra I/Algebra II worksheet, students determine the line of best fit for a scatter plot and use the information to make predictions involving interpolation or extrapolation.  The one page worksheet contains one multiple choice...
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#### Investigating Correlation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers investigate different types of correlation in this statistics lesson. They identify positive, negative and no correlation as it relates to their data. They then find the line of best fit for the plotted data.
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#### A Wet Welcome Home

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students investigate data collection and analysis.  In this Algebra I lesson, students create a scatter plot and find the equation of best fit in a simulation of a leaking water pipe.
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#### Scatterplot

For Students 9th
In this scatterplot worksheet, 9th graders solve and complete 7 different problems that include defining various scatterplots. First, they use the data plotted on the scatterplot that represent the best prediction. Then, students use the...
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#### Using Matrices for Data

For Students 9th
In this matrices for data instructional activity, 9th graders solve and complete 29 various types of problems that include using matrices to illustrate data. First, they determine the sum, difference and scalar product for each matrices...
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#### In A Heartbeat

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students discuss scatter plots then create a class scatter plot using their heart rate at rest and their heart rate after a few minutes of aerobic exercises. Students copy the points plotted as a class and create individual graphs...
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#### Using Data Analysis to Review Linear Functions

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Using either data provided or data that has been collected, young mathematicians graph linear functions to best fit their scatterplot. They also analyze their data and make predicitons based on the data. This activity is intended as a...
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#### Line of Best Fit

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students calculate the equation of the line of best fit. In this statistics instructional activity, students create scatter plots and find the line of best fit going through their data. They make predictions and draw conclusions.
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#### Line of Best Fit

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Pupils identify the line of best fit. For this statistics lesson, students collect and analyze data. They calculate the regression equations and identify the different types of correlation.
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#### Line of Best Fit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of linear regression. In this linear regression lesson, students do a Barbie bungee activity where they collect linear data. Students plot their data using a scatter plot. Students determine a line of best...
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#### Lines of Best Fit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of line of best fit. In this line of best fit lesson, students find lines of best fit in examples about riding your bike home from school and dentistry. Students find two data points and find the line of best...
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#### Equation of a Line

For Students 9th
In this equation of a line worksheet, 9th graders solve and complete 4 different multiple choice problems. First, they use the median fit method to determine the equation that most likely represents the line of best fit for the data...
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#### Data Analysis

For Students 8th
In this data analysis worksheet, 8th graders solve and complete 4 different problems that include determining the line of best fit for each. First, they write the prediction for an equation for each situation described. Then, students...