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Project SkyMath: Making Mathematical Connections

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Author:University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Description: Using the science and language of patterns to explore the weather. A middle school mathematics module using real-time weather data and current environmental issues to promote the learning of significant mathematics, consistent with the NCTM Standards. The current draft of the 6-week module may be freely downloaded from this page. It can be used to draw connections to mathematical concepts in data analysis, graphing, number and number relations, patterns and functions, and statistics and measurement. 15 activities, including: Matters of Scale, Central Tendency, and Data Representation & Change.

Levels: Middle School (6-8)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities
Math Topics: Measurement, Patterns/Relationships, Graphing of Data, Statistics, Meteorology

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