An A-MAZE-ING Comparison

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Teach your class how to use descriptive statistics through a hands-on data collection activity. Pupils collect their own data, calculate test statistics, and interpret the results in context. They compare male and female results, looking for significant difference. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Combine data from several classes to increase the validity of the results
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires graphing calculators to make statistical calculations
  • Lesson utilizes stopwatches or another timing mechanism that records to the nearest second 
Pros

  • Motivates and intrigues participants by using relevant data
  • Includes all necessary handouts and sample answer keys
Cons

  • None