Students examine data that is presented in a graphic form of graphs. They make predictions based on the information in the different graphs and the calculated probability.
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Population Parameter with M-and-M's
Manufacturers' claims may or may not be accurate, so proceed with caution. Here pupils use statistics to investigate the M&M's company's claim about the percentage of each color of candy in their packaging. Through the activity,...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Using Random Sampling to Draw Inferences
Emerging statisticians develop the ability to make inferences from sample data while also working on proportional relationships in general. Here, young learners examine samples for bias, and then use random samples to make inferences...
7th Math CCSS: Designed
Make Inferences About Range
What does the range really say about a population? Help your mathematicians make inferences about the range by comparing two populations. Students learn by reading a line plot and double bar graph. The video is part of a series that help...
5 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
Assess Whether an Inference is Valid by Analyzing Data
Examination of a second sample can either confirm or deny an inference about a population. The narrator explains how the first sample can mislead the results and a second sample may be necessary. Use the first video of this series to...
7 mins 5th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
The African American Population in US History
How has the African American population changed over the years? Learners use charts, statistical data, and maps to see how populations in African American communities have changed since the 1860s. Activity modifications are included to...
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History