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A Better Fire!

Data analysis (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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See the chaos theory played out in forest fire simulations.
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A Graphical Analysis of M&M’s ...

Bar graphs (Math 6)+ 
Excel 
Lesson Plan 

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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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A Million Penny Project

Data analysis (Math 6) 
Spreadsheet 
Technology PoW 

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Students use a spreadsheet to show when they will have collected their million pennies.
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Analyzing Temperature Trends f...

Bar graphs (Math 6)+ 
Excel 
Lesson Plan 

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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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Bar Charts

Bar graphs (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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 
Tool 

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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 
Tool 

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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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Birmingham Weather Station (Se...

Data analysis (Math 6) 
Flash 
Tool 

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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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Box Plot

Boxandwhisker plots (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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 
Tool 

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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 
Tool 

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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 Dialogue

Boxandwhisker plots (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Support Material 

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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 
Tool 

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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 Plots

Boxandwhisker plots (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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Introduces students to quartiles and box plots.
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Box Plotter

Boxandwhisker plots (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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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Cereal Boxes and Spinners

Data analysis (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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The user considers the reallife problem of cost/reward of cereal box prizes.
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Circle Graph

Circle graphs (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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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Circle Grapher

Circle graphs (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This tool allows users to create a customized circle graph as well as display preset circle graphs.
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Class Interval: Scale and Impr...

Bar graphs (Math 6)+ 
Calculator 
Support Material 

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How scales help to represent or misrepresent data in histograms.
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Collecting and Numerically Ana...

Data collection (Math 6) 
Excel 
Lesson Plan 

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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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Create a Graph

Data analysis (Math 6) 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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From the NCES Students' Classroom: fill in the data, and this tool will create a graph (bar, line, area, pie, or xy). Includes sample data.
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Data Collection Activities for...

Data analysis (Math 6) 
TI73 Explorer 
Activity 

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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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Data Games: Cartweight

Line graphs (Math 6) 
Computer 
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Students guess the total weight of a cart loaded with a given number of bricks. This requires them to interpret and apply data from the linear model. [Access requires setting up a (free) login.]
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Data Games: Shuffleboard

Data analysis (Math 6) 
Computer 
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Students try to push disks using varying amounts of force and earn higher scores when they land on a pad without falling off. They learn to interpret data from the linear model relating the distance t...
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Dice Rolling Experiment

Data analysis (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Technology PoW 

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Which sum do you think is most likely to occur when you roll three dice?
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