How High Can You Jump?

This How High Can You Jump? lesson plan also includes:

How high can your pupils jump? Learners design an experiment to answer this question. After collecting the data, they create box plots and scatter plots to analyze the data. To finish the lesson, they use the data to draw conclusions.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Ask individuals to create an official lab write-up 
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires experience calculating mean and five-number summaries
  • Materials needed: tape measures, tape, and graphing calculators
Pros

  • Includes sample data to create a possible answer key
  • Increases motivation by using real-life data 
Cons

  • None