Collecting Data and Graphing
Eighth graders, in groups, count the different colors of M&M's in each kind of package and then draw a pictograph to show the results. Each group writes a program to show their results and then compare the manually-drawn and computer graphs.
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Data Analysis and Central Tendency Project
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...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Skeeters Are Overrunning the World
Skeeters are used to model linear and exponential population growth in a wonderfully organized lesson plan including teachers' and young scholars' notes, an assignment, graphs, tables, and equations. Filled with constant deep-reaching...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Data Analysis and Probability: Graphing Candy with Excel
Collect and graph data using Microsoft Excel with your math class. They will make predictions about the number of each colored candy in a bag of M&M's, then sort, classify, count, and record the actual data before using Excel to...
5th - 8th Math
See How They Run!: The 100 Meter Dash
Are you as fast as Usain Bolt? Class members time each other running the 100-meter dash, then analyze the data using different graphical representations. They then draw conclusions by comparing different sample sets and seeing how they...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed