Cause and Effect?
Ninth graders examine several data sets to explore the validity of various conclusions from a correlation study. Through questioning and small group discussions, 9th graders discover that correlation does not necessarily imply causation.
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Conditional Relative Frequencies and Association
It is all relative, or is it all conditional? Using an exploration method, the class determines whether there is an association between gender and superpower wish through the use of calculating conditional relative frequencies. The last...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Define the Effects of Parameter Changes on Graphs of Linear Functions
Parameters can move and change the steepness of a graph. Introduce the effects of changing the slope or the y-intercept of a linear graph. The resource shows how to incorporate changes on graphs and how they will move up, move down,...
4 mins 8th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
The Mathematics of Convection: Nature's Model for Energy Production
High schoolers conduct a series of experiments to investigate density, buoyancy and climate. In this math instructional activity, pupils design and build a hot air balloon to demonstrate convection. They research and write a paper about...
9th - 12th Math