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Mathematics Assessment Project

Mean, Median, Mode, and Range

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
What a find! Here is a lesson, 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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Curated OER

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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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Energy Audit

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students collect data about energy usage and use mathematical calculations to analyze their data. In this energy conservation and statistics math lesson, students survey their homes to complete an energy usage worksheet. Students...
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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 lesson, 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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Interactive
Scholastic

Study Jams! Mode

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Sam is running for class treasurer and Zoe wants to know if he won the election. Follow along as she counts up the votes and uses the mode to determine the winner. After viewing the presentation, work through the Try It! practice...
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Lesson Plan
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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Worksheet
Curated OER

Lesson #46: Bar Graphs and Line Graphs

For Students 7th - 9th
In this bar graphs and line graphs worksheet, students interpret bar graphs, line graphs, and box-and-whisker plots.  They find the measures of central tendency.  This three-page worksheet contains notes, vocabulary, and approximately 10...
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Curated OER

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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Ice Cream

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners 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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Worksheet
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Quantitative Data

For Students 6th - 9th
In 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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Curated OER

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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Curated OER

Super Ticket Sales

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Use this graphing data using box and whisker plots lesson 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 the opening...
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Curated OER

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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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.
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PPT
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Identifying Different Types of Graphs

For Teachers 4th - 5th
This is an outstanding presentation on graphs and statistics. Learners choose which type of graph is being shown, and also gain practice in the techniques used to find the mean, median, and mode of sets of numbers. Very good!
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Curated OER

Mathematical Modeling

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Study various types of mathematical models in this math lesson. Learners calculate the slope to determine the risk in a situation described. They respond to a number of questions and analyze their statistical data. Then, they determine...
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Averages: Mean, Median, Mode

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
After reviewing the process of finding the mean, median, mode, and average of a given data set, learners work through several practice problems. There are five problems related to mode, and five related to finding the mean. Great as...