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Rolling a Pair of Dice

Bar graphs (Math 6) 
Computer 
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In this lesson, students use Logo for a computer simulation for rolling dice to speed up the work such that they can "roll dice" more times, keeping track of the outcomes. It is not intended to be an ...
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A Graphical Analysis of M&M’s ...

Bar graphs (Math 6) 
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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Analyzing Temperature Trends f...

Bar graphs (Math 6) 
Excel 
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Students will collect temperature data from the data archive of the National Climatic Data Center website. They will choose three cities with similar latitude or longitude and compare the average tem...
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Histograms and Bar Graphs

Bar graphs (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Introduction and fine points of using bar graphs and histograms.
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Class Interval: Scale and Impr...

Bar graphs (Math 6) 
Calculator 
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How scales help to represent or misrepresent data in histograms.
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Histogram vs. Bar Graphs Dialo...

Bar graphs (Math 6) 
Calculator 
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Differences and similarities between the two types of graphs.
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Vertical Scale: Increase or De...

Bar graphs (Math 6) 
Calculator 
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How class interval size influences the look and interpretation of histograms.
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Frequency Diagrams

Bar graphs (Math 6) 
Flash 
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This tool introduces students to histograms, frequency polygons and stemandleaf diagrams.
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Spinning Spinners

Bar graphs (Math 6) 
Flash 
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Select from seven different sets of spinners and set the desired number of spins. The two spinners selected can be spun up to 1 million times. The scores are counted and a bar graph displays the data.
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Bar Charts

Bar graphs (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Create a bar chart showing quantities or percentages by labeling columns and clicking on values.
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Bar Graph

Bar graphs (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Enter data to create a bar graph, then manipulate the graph's maximum and minimum values.
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Bar Grapher

Bar graphs (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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This tool allows the user to create a customized bar graph as well as display preset bar graphs.
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Plop It!

Bar graphs (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Students click to build dot plots of data and view how the mean, median, and mode change as numbers are added to the plot.
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Representing and Interpreting ...

Bar graphs (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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In this activity, students use the Weather and Spreadsheets tool to interpret the data and graphs of the weather. In the second part of the activity students use the applet to examine the trends.
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Box Plots

Boxandwhisker plots (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Introduces students to quartiles and box plots.
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The Pizza Palace

Boxandwhisker plots (Math 6) 
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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Box Plot Dialogue

Boxandwhisker plots (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Dialogue between a student and a mentor about box plots.
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Box Plot Lesson and Virtual Ma...

Boxandwhisker plots (Math 6) 
Flash 
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The Box and Whisker Plot lesson includes visuals and audio narration. A virtual manipulative lets users enter and modify a data set and see the box plot update in real time. A question set can be us...
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Box Plot

Boxandwhisker plots (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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This activity allows the user to explore maximum, minimum, median, upper quartile, lower quartile and outliers while learning how to draw box plots.
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Box Plot

Boxandwhisker plots (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Box plots are used to summarize data graphically. To construct a box plot, first find the minimum data value, the lower quartile, the median, the upper quartile, and the maximum data value. These five...
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Box Plot 2

Boxandwhisker plots (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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This activity allows the user to explore maximum, minimum, median, upper quartile, lower quartile and outliers while learning how to draw box plots.
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Box Plotter

Boxandwhisker plots (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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This tool allows users to create a customized box plot as well as display preset box plots.
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A Graphical Analysis of M&M’s ...

Circle graphs (Math 6) 
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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Rational Number Relationships

Circle graphs (Math 6) 
Excel 
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In this activity, students use an interactive spreadsheet template to explore relationships and patterns in rational numbers. The students will also learn how to create the template. Students will exp...
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Circle Graph

Circle graphs (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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This activity allows the user to graph data on a circle graph. Students can use predefined data sets or enter their own data.
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