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Paperclip Statistics

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Begin with an attention-grabbing activity: have individuals link as many paper clips together as they can in a two-minute time span. Collect the results into a data table, which they will then display in a graph or plot. They calculate...
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SAT Prep: Test 1 Section 3 Part 2

For Students 9th - 12th
Problems 6-7 on page 396 of The Official SAT Study Guide are covered in this video, which includes both strategies for solving the equations and finding the answer in a multiple choice question. The problems in this video range from...
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Drive the Data Derby

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Three days of race car design and driving through the classroom while guessing probability could be a third graders dream. Learn to record car speed, distances traveled, and statistics by using calculation ranges using the mean, median,...
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World Cup Math: Equal Opportunity?

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Exactly how fair is the World Cup? Even though all teams have the same number of players and follow the same rules, there are other factors that come into play. This series of three lessons explores the impact that income inequality,...
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Study Jams! Mean/Average

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Join Zoe as she calculates the average number of points RJ scored in his basketball games. This step-by-step presentation clearly models the procedure for finding the mean of a data set, including examples with both whole number and...
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The Importance of Sharks: You Do The Math!

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Elementary ecologists examine trophic relationships using a coral reef food pyramid as an example. They play a game applying math skills that ultimately demonstrate the important role of the ever-scary top predator, the shark. This is a...
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What is Numerical, or Quantitative, Data?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The teacher gives a very thorough explanation of numerical or quantitative data being anything where the answer to a question would be a number. Whereas any other answer might be considered categorical. She shows several different ways...
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How Do You Find a Rational Number Between Two Fractions?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
So do you really want to know how to find a rational number between two given fractions? The teacher explains how to average the two fractions to find a rational number between the two fractions. There are several steps involved in...
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What is the Median of a Data Set?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Mean, mode, median? What's the difference? How do you find them? The teacher focuses on explaining median in this video. She gives a good explanation and shows several examples using different sets of numbers.
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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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Calculate the Mean

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Give mathematicians some guided practice in calculating mean averages. They use examples as guides before completing four different sections to build on this skill. First, learners determine the mean of eight pairs of whole numbers....
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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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How Wealthy Are Europeans?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners explore the wealth of Europeans through a math activity. They analyze given data and must complete various ways of organizing it. The class also practices finding the mean, mode, range, and the fundamental probability.
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Mean, Median and Mode (II)

For Students 6th - 8th
In this mean worksheet, learners examine given information and determine the mean, mode and median of data.  This one-page worksheet contains 10 problems. Answers are provided.
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Fantasy Baseball

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Check out this thematic unit, based on the game of baseball. Learners investigate numbers and number relations as they become familiar with some of the basic terminology associated with the game. They focus their attention on actual...
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Worms: A Farmer's Best Friend

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
The earthworms on your school campus are an educational resource! Youngsters learn about the benefits worms bring to farmers, and listen to a book revealing the interesting truth about these slimy annelids. Then, they get up close and...
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Average or Central Tendency: Finding Mean, Median And Mode

For Students 7th - 11th
A good explanation for blossoming mathematicians, this video explains the difference between average and central tendency, as well as arithmetic mean, median, and mode. Those who haven't grasped these concepts in algebra or those who are...
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Test 2 Section 2 Part 5

For Students 9th - 12th
Both algebra and geometry problems are featured in this SAT practice video. Students who have a hard time transitioning between skills on tests (average mean, then diameters and pi, then positive integers) would benefit from Sal's deft...
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Mean in Statistics: Practice Finding Averages

For Students 6th - 8th
Using an online, interactive practice exercise, learners calculate the mean of six sets of numbers. A handy tool to provide practice or assess mastery. Immediate feedback notes correct responses and leaves incorrect ones in place so...
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Perimeter and Area of Irregular Shapes

For Students 6th - 12th
In this perimeter and area of irregular shapes worksheet, students use unconventional methods such as using string, dot points, percentages, and more to find the perimeter and area of irregular shapes. Students complete 14 problems total.
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Digital Smiles

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Explore metric measurement, recording data, and creating an electronic spreadsheet displaying results with your math class. Scholars will measure the length of their smiles, record the measurements, and represent the results on an...
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Let Your Fingers Do the Estimating

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Investigate estimation with the White Pages. Youngsters use the phonebook to estimate the average number of phone listings that can be found there. They write a paragraph explaining the processes they used in this challenge.
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Box and Whisker Plots, Why and How?

For Students 6th - 9th
In this graphing worksheet, students compare two sets of data using box and whisker plots. They calculate the median in each data set given and order the data from lowest to highest to locate the middle number. Then, students record...
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Horatio's Ratios

For Teachers 6th - 8th
View a PBS video entitled Horatio's Drive and explore Horatio's Ratios. Collaborative learners form groups to use Mapquest to determine distances covered. They generate the mathematical averages, ratios, and rates in order to calculate...