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Mathematics Assessment Project

Mean, Median, Mode, and Range

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
What a find! Here is a instructional activity, designed to meet sixth grade math Common Core standards, that focuses on the calculation of different measures of center for the scores from a penalty shoot-out competition. An independent...
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Batter Up! Math Stations

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Math stations that review important concepts with the real-world example of baseball.
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Are You My Little Peanut?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the mass and length of peanuts by pretending to parent a peanut. In this mode, median and range lesson students graph their measurements and then use them to find the mode, median and range. Students discuss peanut...
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National Security Agency

Are You Ready to Call the Guinness Book of Records?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Learners design questions that can be answered by collecting data. In this line-plot activity, pupils collect data and graph on a line plot on world records. An abundant supply of teacher support is provided in this resource.
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Data and Probability: What is the Best Snack?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
In this math/nutrition instructional activity, the nutritional value of 3 snack foods is recorded on a data chart and represented on a bar graph. Young scholars analyze and compare information, construct data charts and related bar...
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Interactive
Scholastic

Study Jams! Median

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Zoe is curious how many goals her soccer team usually scores in a game. To answer the question, she walks through the process of finding the median of a data set in this step-by-step presentation. Examples are included that model how to...
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Illustrative Mathematics

Electoral College

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
A cross-curricular resource that takes the electoral votes and allows your learners to organize and analyze the data. Young voters can determine which states are more influential and interpret the dotplot provided for more data....
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Guess-timating Fun

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Learners estimate the number of items in a jar and write their estimate boldly on a piece of paper. They line up holding their numbers. Then, they calculate the median, mean, mode and average of the guesses.
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Create a Public Opinion Survey: The Middle East in the News

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Though the discrete content here is a pair of New York Times articles about a 1998 military strike on Iraq and the coincident impeachment by the House of Representatives of then-President Clinton, this detailed plan for creating,...
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Ice Cream

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the concepts of mean, median, mode, and range as they elicit data about people's favorite flavor of ice cream. A practical application of the data obtained offers an extension to the lesson plan.
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Quantitative Data

For Students 6th - 9th
For this quantitative data worksheet, pupils compute measures of central tendency, draw vertical line diagrams, and compare collected data. This 23-page worksheet contains approximately 100 multi-step problems. Explanations and examples...
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Activity
Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching

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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Data Analysis

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Young statisticians use and interpret measures of center and spread such as mean, median, and mode as well as range. They use box plots to represent their data and answer questions regarding the correspondence between data sets and the...
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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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Math Games for Upper Elementary Students

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Keeping skills sharp doesn't have to be a chore. It can be done with math games.
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Mean, Median, and Mode

For Students 2nd - 4th
Show scholars the three ways to find an average: mean, median, and mode. They reference a guided example before doing these on their own. There are three sets of data and learners find the three averages for each. All answers and data...
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Drops on a Penny

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Young scientists explore the concept of surface tension at is applies to water. In this activity, learners use a dropper to place drops of water on a penny. Each group guesses how many drops a heads-up penny will hold, then conducts the...
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Super Ticket Sales

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Use this graphing data using box and whisker plots instructional activity to have learners make box and whisker plots about ticket sales of popular movies. They find the mean, median, and mode of the data. Pupils compare ticket sales of...
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The Three M's of Statistics: Mode, Median, Mean

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young mathematicians use the Visual Thesaurus to define mean, median, and mode. In this mean, median and mode lesson, learners use online sources to find the definitions of mean, median, and mode before applying the concepts to a class...
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Measures of Central Tendency

For Students 6th - 8th
Here is a measures of central tendency worksheet in which learners solve five multiple choice problems. They find the mean, median, and mode of a data set.
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Estimate and Compare Data

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore the values that are used in order to describe data that is collected or given. They compare data using the statistical analysis provided by finding the mean, median, and range.
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Indy 500

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Start your engines! Small groups collect data from websites pertaining to the Indianapolis 500 in order to determine average speed per lap and miles in each lap. The lesson requires prior knowledge of the the formula d=rt.
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Range, Mode, and Median

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Fifth and sixth graders sort data from least to greatest and mark an X on the line plot to show how many of each number. Then they determine the range, mode, and median for the problem.
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Measures of Central Tendency Using Scientific Calculators

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners explore mean, median, and mode as they model mathematics in real-world problem situations. The lesson requires the use of the TI 30X IIS.