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Take a look at data from a statistical lens. An interactive allows pupils to enter data set, labeling the data including the units used. Manipulating the applet, learners select the statistics to calculate that include total, mean, median, mode, range, variance, and standard deviation.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Provide class members with data that will have the same measures of center but different measures of variability and vice-versa for them to compare
Classroom Considerations
  • The class should be familiar with the statistic used
  • Restricts the data points to no more than 21
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website.It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
  • Provides links to lessons that use the interactive
  • Includes a brief definition of the statistics available from the applet
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