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Tinkerplots

Data analysis (Math 5) 
Computer 
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Tinkerplots is a software construction set of basic operations (stack, order, separate) that allows students to build their own plots to analyze data.
Students make graphs by using a con...
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HandsOn Math: Graph Cubes

Data analysis (Math 5) 
iPad 
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Use simple gestures to drag and drop blocks, placing them in columns to build bar graphs. The author and designer coined the term "artificially intelligent math manipulative" to describe how using the...
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Fish Farm, Part II Problem

Data collection (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
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This problem allows students to investigate different data collection methods. Students realize that they get different data depending on whether they have a small sample size, but a large number of t...
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Data Collection Activities for...

Data analysis (Math 5) 
TI73 Explorer 
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These mathematics and sciencebased investigations using the TI73 with Graph Explorer Software allow students to display and analyze data that they collect. The activities focus on the integration of...
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Misleading Graphs Lesson

Data collection (Math 5)+ 
Calculator 
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This lesson will challenge students to think creatively by having them design and build water balloon catchers from random scrap materials, while requiring them to take into consideration a multitude ...
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National Population Projection...

Data collection (Math 5)+ 
Computer 
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Students will examine the United States Census Bureau Web site to investigate population projections from 19902100. Using the five provided pyramids, students will analyze the data to determine how t...
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State Population Projections

Data collection (Math 5)+ 
Computer 
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Students will examine the United States Census Bureau Web site to investigate projections of the total population of states from 19952025. Using the provided data, students will analyze statistics fr...
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A Graphical Analysis of M&M’s ...

Bar graphs (Math 5)+ 
Excel 
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Students will create bar graphs and pie graphs, use these graphs and the statistical calculations done in a previous activity to compare individual data with class data and discuss the effect of sampl...
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Collecting and Numerically Ana...

Data collection (Math 5) 
Excel 
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In this investigation, students collect, organize, and analyze color data from individual sized bags of plain M&Ms (1.69 oz.). This activity is designed to be an introduction to the calculation capabi...
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Fish Farm, Part II Teacher Sup...

Data collection (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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Links to Standards, activities, lessons, student resources, and other resources.
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Healthy Eating

Data collection (Math 5)+ 
Java Applet 
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Students will collect data about the food knowledge of class members. They will create bar graphs, pose and answer questions about the data by looking at the graphs, and find the range and mode. The N...
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Let's Compare

Data analysis (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
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In this lesson, students will collect numerical data, generate graphs, and compare two data sets. They will also find the mean, mode, median, and range of the data sets. Communication and problem solv...
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The Bread Basket

Data collection (Math 5)+ 
Java Applet 
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In this lesson, students conduct a survey and create bar graphs.
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The Pizza Palace

Data collection (Math 5)+ 
Java Applet 
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Students will construct box plots independently and with a computer after collecting data from the class.
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What is Your Favorite?

Data analysis (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
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In this lesson, students will make human line plots and circle graphs, then draw them on paper and use a Web site to generate them. Posing and answering questions using the graphs will give the studen...
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Graphs and Charts

Pictographs (Math 5)+ 
Computer 
Support Material 

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Use these factsheets and worksheets to explain how title, labels, key, etc. provide information in a graph or chart. The unit also looks at how to obtain information from a pictogram, pie chart, bar c...
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Links to Data

Data analysis (Math 5) 
Computer 
Support Material 

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Key Curriculum Press has organized an area with links to data sets for use with their TinkerPlots software. They are listed under these headings:

Snapshots

Data analysis (Math 5) 
Computer 
Support Material 

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"Snapshots" of various statistics and poll results, in news, money, sports, and life sections.
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TinkerPlots Movies

Data analysis (Math 5) 
Computer 
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TinkerPlots comes with five short movies, which provide basic instruction in the software. The TinkerPlots team recommends that all users, both teachers and students, watch the first movie, TinkerP...
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Birmingham Weather Station (Pr...

Data analysis (Math 5) 
Flash 
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This activity can be used to compare the weather in Birmingham to the weather in other areas of the world. The "Collected Data" contains weather data from January 2000 forward, which can be downloaded...
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Birmingham Weather Station (Se...

Data analysis (Math 5) 
Flash 
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This activity can be used to compare the weather in Birmingham to the weather in other areas of the world. The "Collected Data" contains weather data from January 2000 forward, which can be downloaded...
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Frequency Diagrams

Bar graphs (Math 5) 
Flash 
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This tool introduces students to histograms, frequency polygons and stemandleaf diagrams.
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Furbles

Data analysis (Math 5) 
Flash 
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Furbles are fun and engaging creatures for use on interactive whiteboards with students of all ages. They were originally designed for statistics, probability and logic to teach students about char...
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Maths Hangman

Data analysis (Math 5) 
Flash 
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Guess the words in this hangman game using vocabulary from geometry, algebra, number, and statistics.
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Mean Runners

Data analysis (Math 5) 
Flash 
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This resource is designed to consolidate understanding of the terms and calculation of mean, median, and mode in the context of a simple data set.
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