HSS-ID.A.3

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- HSS-ID.A.1Represent data with plots on the real number line (dot plots, histograms, and box plots).*
- HSS-ID.A.2Use 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.*
- HSS-ID.A.3Interpret differences in shape, center, and spread in the context of the data sets, accounting for possible effects of extreme data points (outliers).*
- HSS-ID.A.4Use the mean and standard deviation of a data set to fit it to a normal distribution and to estimate population percentages. Recognize that there are data sets for which such a procedure is not appropriate. Use calculators, spreadsheets, and tables to estimate areas under the normal curve.*

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## HSS-ID.A.3

## Interpret differences in shape, center, and spread in the context of the data sets, accounting for possible effects of extreme data points (outliers).*

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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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### Got Ups? A Statistics Unit Task

Algebra I »
Unit: Modeling With Statistics

Algebra I »
Unit: Modeling With Statistics

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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### What does the Bell Curve SOUND like?

Algebra II »
Unit: Statistics: Something for Everyone

Algebra II »
Unit: Statistics: Something for Everyone

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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### 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

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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### Practice with Measures of Central Tendency

Algebra I »
Unit: Modeling With Statistics

Algebra I »
Unit: Modeling With Statistics

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#### 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

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

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

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

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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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

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

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

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#### 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

Big Idea:

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

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### The HOW and WHY Behind Standard Deviation

Algebra II »
Unit: Statistics: Something for Everyone

Algebra II »
Unit: Statistics: Something for Everyone

Big Idea:

#### This lesson works to give the teacher the flexibility to “paint” his or her own description of standard deviation, while providing the basic flow and context of the lesson.

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