Students gather statistical information on a chosen topic and place it into a spreadsheet. Using th Excel chart wizard, students create tables, graphs and charts of their information. They interpret the data and share it with the class.
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Compound Interest – A Millionaire’s Best Friend
This is a career and technology lesson where a mathematical model for calculating the value of an investment earning compound interest is developed. Learners compare various investments with varying interest rates to see the effects of...
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
Skill Thirty: Use Graphs and Tables
In this highly technological and information age that we live in, one of the best ways we work to digest all the knowledge that streams our way is with simple, easy-to-read graphs and tables. Make sure your class knows how to comprehend...
9th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills
Where Do Our Families Come From?
After a grand conversation about immigration to the United States, scholars interview a family member to learn about their journey to America. They then take their new-found knowledge and apply their findings to tracking their family...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
Using Graphs, Words and Pictures to Describe Functions
Upper graders explore features that exemplify effective graphing. In this graphing instructional activity, learners create criteria for informative graph components. They gather and enter data, create a graph by hand or on the computer,...
4th - 6th 21st Century Skills