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
Interpreting Distance–Time Graphs
Pre-algebra protégés critique a graph depicting Tom's trip to the bus stop. They work together to match descriptive cards to distance-time graph cards and data table cards, all of which are provided for you so you can make copies for...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
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