HSS-ID.A.2

Use statistics appropriate to the shape of the data distribution to compare center (median, mean) and spread (interquartile range, standard deviation) of two or more different data sets.*

 
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Problem Set: Texting vs. Social Media

Algebra I » Unit: Statistics
Algebra I » Unit: Statistics
James Dunseith
Worcester, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

If we're going to use real data to answer a question, the first step is to make sense of that data.

 
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What does the Bell Curve SOUND like?

Algebra II » Unit: Statistics: Something for Everyone
Algebra II » Unit: Statistics: Something for Everyone
Jarod Hammel
Huntington, IN
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

This lesson uses a microwave and popcorn to show the students what the Bell Curve SOUNDS like! Delicious and fun!

 
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Got Ups? A Statistics Unit Task

Algebra I » Unit: Modeling With Statistics
Algebra I » Unit: Modeling With Statistics
James Bialasik
Amherst, NY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students are able to demonstrate all that they have learned throughout the statistics unit in this open-ended performance task.

 
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The Mastermind Project, Day 4: Interpreting Data and Drawing Conclusions

12th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics: Data in One Variable
12th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics: Data in One Variable
James Dunseith
Worcester, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The Mastermind Project serves as an introduction to the first three Mathematical Practices, as students use data to construct an argument and write a paper about their experiences playing the game.

 
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The Normal Distribution

12th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics: Data in One Variable
12th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics: Data in One Variable
James Dunseith
Worcester, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Is it normal to be 6'6" tall?

 
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Practice with Measures of Central Tendency

Algebra I » Unit: Modeling With Statistics
Algebra I » Unit: Modeling With Statistics
James Bialasik
Amherst, NY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

This lesson gives students the opportunity to apply what they have learned about the measures of central tendency.

 
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Unit 1 Exam

12th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics: Data in One Variable
12th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics: Data in One Variable
James Dunseith
Worcester, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

An engaging writing prompt gives students a chance to practice constructing an argument that is supported by the data.

 
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Review and Problem Solving

12th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics: Data in One Variable
12th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics: Data in One Variable
James Dunseith
Worcester, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Review sessions are opportunities for students to collaborate and to reflect on what they've learned.

 
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Stepping into Box Plots

Algebra II » Unit: Statistics: Something for Everyone
Algebra II » Unit: Statistics: Something for Everyone
Jarod Hammel
Huntington, IN
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Boring Box Plots got you down? Teach them through foot sizes!

 
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Asking a Statistical Question

Algebra I » Unit: Modeling With Statistics
Algebra I » Unit: Modeling With Statistics
James Bialasik
Amherst, NY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

It is great when students are able to help develop the content of a lesson. In this lesson, students ask a statistical question that is of interest to them and calculate basic statistical measures on that data.

 
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Intro to Stats

Algebra II » Unit: Statistics
Algebra II » Unit: Statistics
Merrie Rampy
Craigmont, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Liars, Darn Liars, and Statisticians…but stats don’t really lie, they’re just easily manipulated.

 
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Organizing Data with a Box Plot

Algebra I » Unit: Modeling With Statistics
Algebra I » Unit: Modeling With Statistics
James Bialasik
Amherst, NY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students develop the concept of a box plot, including vocabulary and the process of constructing a box plot to represent a set of data.

 
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Modeling with Box Plots and Histograms

Algebra I » Unit: Modeling With Statistics
Algebra I » Unit: Modeling With Statistics
James Bialasik
Amherst, NY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

By using multiple methods to analyze data, students can get a better overall sense of what trends the data is representing.

 
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Measures of Center

Algebra I » Unit: Modeling With Statistics
Algebra I » Unit: Modeling With Statistics
James Bialasik
Amherst, NY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Measures of central tendency are all interconnected. This lesson helps students to see the effects of changing data on the mean.

 
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A-Mazing Inferential and Descriptive Statistics!

Algebra II » Unit: Statistics: Something for Everyone
Algebra II » Unit: Statistics: Something for Everyone
Jarod Hammel
Huntington, IN
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

This is an A-Mazing opportunity for the students to learn about descriptive and inferential statistics!

 
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