Data Gathering - Linear Regressions
Students gather data by experimentation or observation in one of nine activities. Each group models the data they gathered, creates a display, and presents results to the class using an overhead projector.
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Organizing Topic: Data Analysis
Learners engage in six activities to lead them through the process of conducting a thorough analysis of data. Pupils work with calculating standard deviations and z-scores, finding the area under a normal curve, and sampling techniques....
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Equal Salaries for Equal Work?
Learners perform data analysis and draw conclusions bound to stir lively debate in a statistical activity. Starting with data comparing men's and women's wages, the class performs two different kinds of regressions to determine trends....
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Statistics-Investigate Patterns of Association in Bivariate Data
Young mathematicians construct and analyze patterns of association in bivariate data using scatter plots and linear models. The sixth chapter of a 10-part eighth grade workbook series then prompts class members to construct and interpret...
7th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Linear and Exponential Models—Comparing Growth Rates
Does a linear or exponential model fit the data better? Guide your class through an exploration to answer this question. Pupils create an exponential and linear model for a data set and draw conclusions, based on predictions and the...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed