Common Core Aligned Resources for 6.SP.A.2
Understand that a set of data collected to answer a statistical question has a distribution which can be described by its center, spread, and overall shape.
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Exploring Genetics Across the Middle School Science and Math Curricula
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Where is a geneticist's favorite place to swim? A gene pool. Young geneticists complete hands-on activities, experiments, and real-world problem solving throughout the unit. With extra focus on dominant and recessive genes, Punnett...
Cicadas: The Dormant Army Beneath Your Feet
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What's the buzz that happens every 13 or 17 years? The emergence of the cicadas! This quick and flashy animation explains the lifecycle of these unusual insects and ponders the timing. On the host site, you will also find comprehension...
Information Technology: Photoshop Scale
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Scaling is a practical skill as well as a topic to be addressed throughout the Common Core math standards. You are given three different presentations and a detailed teacher's guide to use while teaching proportion, as well as practice...
Get on your Mark, Get Set, Go! Collect, Interpret, and Represent Data Using a Bar Graph and a Circle Graph
4th - 7th CCSS: Designed
Start an engaging data analysis study with a review of charts and graphs using the linked interactive presentation, which is both hilarious and comprehensive. There are 27 statistics-related vocabulary terms you can use in a word sort....
Describing the Center of a Distribution Using the Median
6th CCSS: Designed
Find the point that splits the data. The lesson plan presents to scholars the definition of the median through a teacher-led discussion. The pupils use data lists and dot plots to determine the median in sets with even and odd number of...
Describing the Center of a Distribution Using the Mean
6th CCSS: Designed
Everyone does their fair share. The sixth segment in a 22-part unit presents the mean as a fair share. Groups build a conceptual understanding of the mean of a data set, rather than simply learn an algorithm. Learners use the...
Data Analysis and Central Tendency Project
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
What better way to learn about statistics than to take a survey? Engaging students with power of choice, this pre-algebra project offers a meaningful opportunity for young mathematicians to demonstrate their understanding of basic data...