Data Analysis and Central Tendency Project

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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 analysis techniques.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use this as the culminating project for a pre-algebra unit on statistics
  • Before students begin their surveys, require them to get their questions approved by the teacher, ensuring sufficient data is collected for completing the project
  • Have students present their findings to small peer groups or the entire class
Classroom Considerations

  • Establish a timeline for this project that fits your class schedule and is appropriate for the abilities of your class
Pros

  • Resource is downloadable as a Microsoft Word document, allowing for customization of this project
  • A rubric clearly defines the the project's requirements
  • Graphic organizers and worksheets are included that support students with successfully completing the project
Cons

  • None