6.SP.A.1

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- 6.SP.A.1Recognize a statistical question as one that anticipates variability in the data related to the question and accounts for it in the answers. For example, "How old am I?" is not a statistical question, but "How old are the students in my school?" is a statistical question because one anticipates variability in students' ages.
- 6.SP.A.2Understand that a set of data collected to answer a statistical question has a distribution which can be described by its center, spread, and overall shape.
- 6.SP.A.3Recognize that a measure of center for a numerical data set summarizes all of its values with a single number, while a measure of variation describes how its values vary with a single number.

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## 6.SP.A.1

## Recognize a statistical question as one that anticipates variability in the data related to the question and accounts for it in the answers. For example, "How old am I?" is not a statistical question, but "How old are the students in my school?" is a statistical question because one anticipates variability in students' ages.

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### 100 Students Project: What do we want to know about our students?

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Statistics

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Statistics

Big Idea:

#### What makes a question a statistical question? Students learn about statistical and non-statistical questions and then use that knowledge to brainstorm survey questions for their classmates. Students also start to think about what specific procedures they

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### 100 Students Project: Revising Questions & Planning the Survey

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Statistics

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Statistics

Big Idea:

#### How can the wording of a question influence how people respond? Students learn about biased and unbiased questions, revise the questions they create in the previous lesson, and agree on procedures for administering the survey.

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### 100 Students Project: Project Reflection

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Statistics

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Statistics

Big Idea:

#### What message did you find in your class video? What did you learn from this project? How can this project be improved for next year? Students watch their 100 Students video and reflect on their learning during the project.

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