You're So Dense
High schoolers explore the concept of density. In this density activity, pupils collect data on the mass and volume of pennies made before 1982 and after 1984. They plot the data and find a regression line to fit the data.
9th - 12th Math 12 Views 44 Downloads
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
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 lesson to descriptive...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Space Shuttle Ascent: Altitude vs. Time
How long did it take to get to that altitude? Using a Google Earth file, groups explore a space shuttle launch. Using a calculator, groups determine the function that models the altitude/time data from an actual launch. With the model in...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable