Database Detectives Record Clues
Students collect and organize data from their classmates. They create a database of the information and analyze it. They discuss the role technology has in the world today.
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Evaluating Information, Checking Accuracy & Plausibility
Students observe collected data and determine its reliability. They discuss databases, how they are used, and how the information collected can be biased. As a class, they practice interpreting data and determining if it is biased or...
7th - 12th Math
What noise is coming from that box? Teams design and build a device that hears a noise from inside a box. Groups must complete the task within a time limit and use the STEM design process. Participants must be able to hear the sound well...
3rd - 8th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Designed
Solving Problems with Decision Trees
After learning how to make and use a decision tree with simple yes/no questions, groups work together to create decision trees for increasingly difficult data. After several different exercises, groups create an account with a project...
8th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Searchasaurus Is Not Extinct: An Introduction to Databases
Young scholars are introduced and explained what a database is. They are introduced to an electronic database called Searchasaurus. Students work in small groups to create a database. They define the term database. Young scholars are...
3rd - 6th Technology & Engineering