the Max And Min of a Capt'n Crunch Box
Students use knowledge of area and volume to explore minimum and maximum. They create models and determine a "best" shape for getting the maximum volume or minimum area.
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New Review Box-and-Whisker Plots
The teacher demonstrates how to use a graphing calculator to create box-and-whisker plots and identify critical points. Small groups then create their own plots and analyze them and finish by comparing different sets of data using box...
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Are Female Hurricanes Deadlier than Male Hurricanes?
The battle of the sexes? Scholars first examine data on hurricane-related deaths and create graphical displays. They then use the data and displays to consider whether hurricanes with female names result in more deaths than hurricanes...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Home Runs, Statistics, and Probability
Baseball and statistics go hand-in-hand and knowing how to interpret, compare, and display this information is a key skill for any middle schooler. Using two sets of data, have young statisticians answer questions by constructing and...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed