Efficiency Means Getting More for Less
Students measure water and make predictions about efficiency.
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Compare Two Populations Using Mean Absolute Deviation
New to middle school statistics and probability is mean absolute deviation. The mean absolute deviation helps learners make choices on central measures of tendency. The objective of the video is to compare two populations using mean...
6 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Compare Populations Using Mean
The video is the first in a series to help learners understand how use measure of center and variability. It is a good introduction where two populations are compared informally by a table, then compared by a double line graph, and...
4 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Describe the Spread of Data by Finding Range, Interquartile Range, and Mean Absolute Deviation
Start with a good understanding of the box and whisker plot before completing this activity. The resource focus is on the three measures of spread: range, interquartile range, and mean absolute deviation. A new concept in elementary...
5 mins 6th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Make Estimates About a Population Using the Mean of Multiple Samples
When samples provide different sets of data, the best way to calculate a more precise answer is with the mean. The lesson provides three different samples of data from a population that your learners should be able to calculate and find...
6 mins 5th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Express Mean, Median, and Mode
What number can video game players use to see who is the best player? Help learners recognize the measure of center for a set of data points and the measure of variance. The first video in a series of three starts by cuing students on...
5 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Efficiency of a Water Heating System
Tired of waiting for hot water? Groups of three determine the efficiency of an electric water-heating device. They calculate the amount of energy it takes to heat the water and the theoretical amount of energy required to heat the water....
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed