National Population Projections
Students access and investigate US census data using the Internet. Students analyze the data to determine how the population is distributed over time, and explain what factors might contribute to these trends.
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Sustaining Our Ocean Resources
Lead young scientists on an investigation of fishery practices with the final installment of this four-part unit. Using a PowerPoint presentation and hands-on simulation, this lesson engages children in learning how fish populations are...
3rd - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Get on your Mark, Get Set, Go! Collect, Interpret, and Represent Data Using a Bar Graph and a Circle Graph
Start an engaging data analysis study with a review of charts and graphs using the linked interactive presentation, which is both hilarious and comprehensive. There are 27 statistics-related vocabulary terms you can use in a word sort....
4th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Putting Turkey on a Table (or a Graph)
Grateful learners put turkey on a table (or a graph)! Through a creative project they show statistical information about turkey population, production, and consumption. A great Thanksgiving lesson that can be applied at any time to the...
3rd - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
The Importance of Sharks: You Do The Math!
Elementary ecologists examine trophic relationships using a coral reef food pyramid as an example. They play a game applying math skills that ultimately demonstrate the important role of the ever-scary top predator, the shark. This is a...
3rd - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable