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Data Analysis & Probability

aligned to the NCTM Standards - Data Analysis & Probability: Grades 6-8
Graphs to Go
In this activity from Frisbie Middle School's Multicultural Math Fair students work a sports-related statistics problem.

Leonardo da Vinci
Question: Is the ratio of our arm span to our height really equal to 1? Students gather data to determine whether they can agree with Leonardo's statement.

Probability
Links to letters from the Ask Dr. Math archives providing information on probability. Students are encourage to follow the Cornell Note-taking method.

Spreadsheet
Step-by-step directions for using ClarisWorks spreadsheets, helpful in learning how to make bar graphs, pie charts, pictograms for displaying data.

How to Make a Bar Graph
How to Make a Pie Chart
How to Make a Pictogram
Statistics
Links to letters from the Ask Dr. Math archives providing information on statistics. Students are encourage to follow the Cornell Note-taking method.

Three School Survey Project
A display of the results of a data gathering project involving Frisbie Middle School in California, Highland Middle School in Illinois and Lakeview Middle School in South Carolina.


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