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Data analysis (Math 5)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This activity allows the user to input various types of data and to request the following statistics for the data: total, variance, mean, median, mode, range, variation
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Plop It!

Data analysis (Math 5)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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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Median and Quartiles

Data analysis (Math 5)+ 
Flash 
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Investigate averages with this height graph: line the people up by height, mark the quartiles, and use the yellow boxes to read off the heights for lower and upper quartiles, and the median.
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Dice Sums

Data analysis (Math 5)+ 
Java Applet 
Technology PoW 

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Predict how often the sums of two dice occur after 100 rolls.
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Dice Rolling Experiment

Data analysis (Math 5)+ 
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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Mean, Median, and Mode

Data analysis (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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The goal of this lesson is to introduce the concepts of mean, median and mode and to develop understanding and familiarity with these ideas.
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StemandLeaf Plots

Data analysis (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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Introduces students to stemandleaf plots and calculating the mean, median, and mode from the plots.
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Statistics and Shopping

Data analysis (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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Looks at statistics and data analysis concepts from the practical questions that arise in everyday life.
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Probability vs. Statistics Dia...

Data analysis (Math 6)+ 
Calculator 
Support Material 

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Defining, comparing and contrasting probability and statistics.
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Mean, Median, and Mode Dialogu...

Data analysis (Math 6)+ 
Calculator 
Support Material 

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Defining and discussing the concepts.
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Links to Data

Data analysis (Math 6)+ 
Fathom 
Support Material 

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

Mean Machine

Data analysis (Math 6)+ 
Flash 
Tool 

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Ease into your leathers, don your helmet and flip the visorit's time to ride the mean machine. A tool for supporting work on the mean, median and range in Years 6 and 7. Includes teacher notes and q...
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Data Games: Shuffleboard

Data analysis (Math 6)+ 
Computer 
Tool 

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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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Guess My Coefficients

Data analysis (Math 7)+ 
TI83/TI84 
Activity 

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Stepbystep directions on how to use the Guess My Coefficients App to simulate tossing coins, gather data, and graph the data.
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Probability and Sports

Data analysis (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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Considers probability concepts on the basis of statistics in professional sports.
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Analyzing Birth Rates

Data analysis (Math 7)+ 
Excel 
Lesson Plan 

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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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Sunspots and Geomagnetic Distu...

Data analysis (Math 7)+ 
Excel 
Lesson Plan 

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In this activity, students will analyze two sets of scientific data and discuss possible relationships between them. Students will compare two data sets demonstrating periodic cycles, compare the cycl...
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Interpreting Data of AlcoholR...

Data analysis (Math 7)+ 
Fathom 
Lesson Plan 

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In this activity students are given data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on the number of alcoholrelated accidents in Washington DC and are asked to graph, interpret, and a...
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The Correlation Between Shoe S...

Data analysis (Math 7)+ 
Fathom 
Lesson Plan 

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In this lesson, students will fit the line through the data, show and define the residuals on the graph, find the leastsquares regression line make a prediction based on the model, and discuss the ap...
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Conceptualizing Correlation an...

Data analysis (Math 7)+ 
Fathom 
Lesson Plan 

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This activity uses the dynamic environment in Fathom to help students conceptualize a formula used for the correlation coefficient and regression equation. Students will gain a deeper conceptual under...
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Sorting Polygons

Data analysis (Math 7)+ 
Computer 
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Students identify and classify polygons according to various attributes. They then sort the polygons in Venn Diagrams, according to these attributes. Extensions to fundamental ideas about probability ...
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Stick or Switch?

Data analysis (Math 7)+ 
Computer 
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This lesson plan presents a classic gameshow scenario. A student picks one of three doors in the hopes of winning the prize. The host, who knows the door behind which the prize is hidden, opens one o...
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Bivariate Statistics (Amsco In...

Data analysis (Math 7)+ 
Flash 
Support Material 

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This minilesson explains bivariate statistics, also known as two valued statistics. In bivariate statistics the relation between two different sets of data is studied.
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Standard Deviation Calculator

Data analysis (Math 7)+ 
Flash 
Tool 

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Students often experience difficulty with the concepts of variance and standard deviation. This tool presents these concepts both visually and interactively. It provides an example using a given five ...
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Data Games: Markov

Data analysis (Math 7)+ 
Computer 
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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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