Whale Weight—Representing Data

This Whale Weight—Representing Data lesson plan also includes:

Let's have a whale of a good time! Pupils refresh their knowledge of conversions between units of measure. They use a table of values of whale lengths and weights to compute missing measurements in the second of a two-part series on representing data.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Create a graph to display the length and weight of the whales
  • Lead a discussion on the importance of using the same units to make comparisons
Classroom Considerations

  • The class should be able to make basic measurement conversions of lengths and weights

  • Includes an answer key
  • Provides suggestions to extend the activity

  • None
Common Core