Least Squares Fit Line
Students estimate the least squares fit line for a set of data. They understand error involved in least square fit lines. They solve application problems using least square fit lines.
8th - 12th Math 3 Views 2 Downloads
Interpreting Residuals from a Line
What does an animal's gestation period have to do with its longevity? Use residuals to determine the prediction errors based upon a least-square regression line. This second instructional activity on residuals shows how to use residuals...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Punnett Squares with Piebald Deer
Explore the science behind Earth's amazing diversity of life with this lesson on genetics. Looking at specific traits in piebald deer, carnations, and roan cattle, young scientists use Punnett squares to determine the possible genotypes...
5th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Solving Quadratic Equations
Polynomials are full of solutions! Learners understand that the degree determines the number of solutions. Examples show quadratic equations solved by factoring and by using the quadratic formula. A cubic equation is even mixed in for...
8th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Predicting the Future with Best-fit Lines
What career will actually use this math? The activity has pupils determine a best-fit line for given data. Using their best-fit line, they then make predictions before discussing as a class what careers might use scatter plots and...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
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