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Class Interval: Scale and Impr...

Bar graphs (Math 7)+ 
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How scales help to represent or misrepresent data in histograms.
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Gathering Information from Gra...

Data displays (Math 7) 
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Interpreting graphs and their how curved lines represent velocity on a graph of distance vs. time.
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Histogram vs. Bar Graphs Dialo...

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Differences and similarities between the two types of graphs.
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Mean, Median, and Mode Dialogu...

Mean, median & mode (Math 7) 
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Defining and discussing the concepts.
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Probability vs. Statistics Dia...

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Defining, comparing and contrasting probability and statistics.
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StemandLeaf Plots Dialogue

Stemandleaf plots (Math 7) 
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Introduces StemandLeaf Plots to students.
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Vertical Scale: Increase or De...

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How class interval size influences the look and interpretation of histograms.
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Data Games: Cartweight

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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: Floyd's of Fargo

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Students find the optimal price for an insurance company premium in this game by interpreting data and applying their understanding of linear and quadratic models. [Access requires setting up a (free)...
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Data Games: Markov

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Students play Roshambo against the evil Dr. Markov. If they win, they can save a captive dog. Students can improve their odds of winning by analyzing data in a twoway frequency table and recognizing ...
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Data Games: Shuffleboard

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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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DataFerrett: For TheDataWeb

Data analysis (Math 7) 
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DataFerrett is a data mining and extraction tool that works with TheDataWeb, a network of online data libraries. Topics include economics, health, income and unemployment,
population, labor, cancer,...
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Dimenxian

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Students experience, explore, and apply math concepts in an engaging threedimensional virtual world.
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How much did it cost back in?

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This WolframAlpha widget calculates and displays the current value of a historical amount of money.
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Links to Data

Data analysis (Math 7) 
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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:

Rolling a Pair of Dice

Bar graphs (Math 7) 
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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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Snapshots

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"Snapshots" of various statistics and poll results, in news, money, sports, and life sections.
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The Next Billion

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In 1999 the world population passed the 6 billion mark. In this lesson, students predict when it will reach 7 billion. To do so, they use an online counter (from the PBS site, "Six Billion and Bey...
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TinkerPlots Movies

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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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Tinkerplots

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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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WinPlot

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Jeff LeMieux, writes about how he uses the Windows program by Richard Parris, WinPlot, with his students.
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A Graphical Analysis of M&M’s ...

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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 Birth Rates

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The data in this activity include the number of live births per 1,000 23yearold women in the United States between 1917 and 1975. Students create a scatterplot and historically analyze the trends i...
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Analyzing Smoking and Lung Can...

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This activity uses a data set from an actual study to explore the relationship between smoking and deaths from lung cancer. Students will use real world data to explore an important issue in our socie...
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Analyzing Temperature Trends f...

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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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