Learners estimate the number of items in a jar and write their estimate boldly on a piece of paper. They line up holding their numbers. Then, they calculate the median, mean, mode and average of the guesses.
5th - 9th Math 23 Views 107 Downloads
Estimating Centers and Interpreting the Mean as a Balance Point
How do you balance a set of data? Using a ruler and some coins, learners determine whether the balance point is always in the middle. Through class and small group discussions, they find that the mean is the the best estimate of the...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Average or Central Tendency: Finding Mean, Median And Mode
A good explanation for blossoming mathematicians, this video explains the difference between average and central tendency, as well as arithmetic mean, median, and mode. Those who haven't grasped these concepts in algebra or those who are...
4 mins 7th - 11th Math
Shedding Light on the Weather with Relative Humidity
Learners study weather using a graphing calculator in this lesson. They collect data for temperature and relative humidity for every hour over a day from the newspaper, then place the data in their handheld calculator and examine it for...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed