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Understand 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.

 
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6th Grade Science » Unit: Forensics
Melodie Brewer
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
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Anthropology isn't just for learning about ancient civilizations. Learn how forensic anthropologists help solve modern day crimes.

 
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What Does the Data Tell Us? Describing Data

6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Michelle Schade
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
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Understanding how to interpet data by its shape, spread, and center helps students to understand statistics.

 
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Misleading_Leading_Graphs

6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Michelle Schade
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
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Through the use of real life data, the students will be looking at a variety of graphs to decide if they are displaying misguided information.

 
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Median, Mode, Range, and the Outlaw called the Outlier

6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Michelle Braggs
Jonesboro, GA
Environment: Urban
 
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Median, Mode, Range, & Outlier... So... What Are They?

 
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The Absolutes of Mean Absolute Deviation

6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Michelle Braggs
Jonesboro, GA
Environment: Urban
 
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Mean Absolute Deviation: The Absolute Truth

 
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Statistics Jeopardy

6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
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What do students understand? What gaps do they have in their understanding? Students play the Statistics Jeopardy review game.

 
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Median, Mode, and Range

6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
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What do the median, mode, and range tell us about a set of data? Students review median, mode, and range as well as collect and display their own data using line plots, histograms, and stem-and-leaf plots.

 
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The Egg in a Flask Mystery (Day 1 of 2)

6th Grade Science » Unit: NGSS Science and Engineering Practices and the Nature of Science
6th Grade Science » Unit: NGSS Science and Engineering Practices and the Nature of Science
David Kujawski
East Walpole, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Get your kids excited to be in science by presenting the egg challenge lesson. Students will develop important NGSS practices by determining how the egg got into the flask!

 
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Comparing Mean Absolute Deviation

6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
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What does the mean absolute deviation tell us? Students use the data they collected in the previous lesson and Microsoft Excel to analyze data sets.

 
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Mean Absolute Deviation

6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
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What is mean absolute deviation? Students apply their knowledge of mean and absolute value to understand mean absolute deviation. Students collect data about estimating 30 seconds that they will use in the next lesson.

 
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Unit Test

6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
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What have students learned during this unit? What gaps do students have in their understanding? Students take the Unit 8 test.

 
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Sound Devices ~ Planning

1st Grade Science » Unit: Light and Sound
1st Grade Science » Unit: Light and Sound
Kathryn Yablonski
White Marsh, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
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Looking for sound advice? Help your students build devices that communicate sound over a distance!

 
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Where the Waste Goes

6th Grade Science » Unit: Enivronmental Science
6th Grade Science » Unit: Enivronmental Science
Melodie Brewer
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
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In this lesson students investigate their own trash consumption and become aware of how the disposal of non-biodegradable waste impacts the environment.

 
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The Central Dogma (#3 of 6): DNA Telephone Game

High School Biology » Unit: 4) DNA & RNA ("Instructions for Life")
High School Biology » Unit: 4) DNA & RNA ("Instructions for Life")
Mitchell  Smith
Kent, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
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The structure of DNA is a double helix. Its shape explains how hereditary information is stored and passed along to offspring.

 
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Show what you know

6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Andrea Palmer
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
 
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What do students understand? What gaps do they have in their understanding? Students review and take the quiz.

 
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