Statistics and Shopping

Explore how statistics are used in everyday life. Your soon-to-be savvy consumers use the Internet to find consumer-related statistical information and learn to make wise consumer decisions. Includes links to a practice sheet about data abuse (with answers), a subsequent activity (Intro. to Statistics), and three consumer websites for research. They participate in a challenge game in which they present consumer stats they've found online and must verify or refute each others' claims.

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Resource Details

Grade
5th - 10th
Subjects
Arithmetic & Pre-Algebra
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 hrs
Usage Permissions
Creative Commons
BY-NC: 3.0
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Included Materials - Join to Access
  • Sample Problems on Data Abuse
  • Subsequent Lesson: Intro to Statistics/Mean, Median, Mode
  • Activity