Population Growth Rates
Students determine the average annual rate of change (growth rate) of U.S. national population for each decade of historical census data.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Distributions and Their Shapes
What can we find out about the data from the way it is shaped? Looking at displays that are familiar from previous grades, the class forms meaningful conjectures based upon the context of the data. The introductory instructional activity...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Equal Salaries for Equal Work?
Learners perform data analysis and draw conclusions bound to stir lively debate in a statistical activity. Starting with data comparing men's and women's wages, the class performs two different kinds of regressions to determine trends....
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Statistics-Investigate Patterns of Association in Bivariate Data
Young mathematicians construct and analyze patterns of association in bivariate data using scatter plots and linear models. The sixth chapter of a 10-part eighth grade workbook series then prompts class members to construct and interpret...
7th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Focus on Economic Data: US Real GDP Growth, August 26, 2011
Young economists answer a series of critical thinking questions as they analyze real data that shows GDP Growth. They examine the provided charts, read through the background information, and discuss changes that occurred in the third...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History