Chunk it!

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Chunking information helps you remember that information longer. A hands-on activity tests this theory by having learners collect and analyze their own data. Following their conclusions, they conduct randomization simulations to test whether their results are as extreme as they found in their experiments.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have pupils collect data from friends and family prior to the day of the activity
Classroom Considerations

  • Collect and prepare the necessary materials prior to the activity
  • Expects previous experience creating dot plots and calculating means
Pros

  • Includes a sample answer key
  • Encourages higher order thinking strategies
Cons

  • None
Common Core