Colors Challenge!

This Colors Challenge! lesson plan also includes:

Does writing the name of a color in a different colored ink affect one's ability to read it? Scholars design an experiment to answer this question. They collect the data, analyze the statistics, and draw a conclusion based on what they find.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Combine data from several class periods to increase the accuracy of the results
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners must be able to calculate the mean and five-number summaries of one-variable data
  • Requires advanced preparation of experimental cards, stopwatches, and graphing calculators
Pros

  • Class members practice experimental design with a hands-on approach
  • Includes a sample set of data and a sample answer key
Cons

  • None