HSS-ID.B.6c

Fit a linear function for a scatter plot that suggests a linear association.

 
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Predicting the Height of a Criminal (Day 1 of 2)

Algebra I » Unit: Linear Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Linear Functions
Rhonda Leichliter
Rogers, AR
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

The fun part of this lesson is to introduce to students that the femur length of a person is directly proportional to their height.

 
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Predicting the Height of a Criminal (Day 2 of 2)

Algebra I » Unit: Linear Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Linear Functions
Rhonda Leichliter
Rogers, AR
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

On Day 2 students complete the analysis and compare prediction equations calculated by hand and on the TI-Nspire calculator.

 
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ti nspire
   

Cinderella's Slipper: Scatterplots, Residuals and Goodness of Fit

Algebra I » Unit: Our City Statistics: Who We Are and Where We are Going
Algebra I » Unit: Our City Statistics: Who We Are and Where We are Going
Jason Colombino
Salem, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students explore the idea of Goodness of Fit for different data sets and learn to fit data that can be modeled with linear associations!

 
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cinderella slipper pic
   
Algebra I » Unit: Linear Functions
Rhonda Leichliter
Rogers, AR
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

The emphasis in this lesson is to take students a little beyond the basics of Scatter Plots to explain the correlation coefficient (r) and the coefficient of determination (r squared).

 
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correlation
   

Predicting Water Park Attendance

Algebra I » Unit: Multiple Representations: Situations, Tables, Graphs, and Equations
Algebra I » Unit: Multiple Representations: Situations, Tables, Graphs, and Equations
Amanda Hathaway
Boston, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

From scatterplot to predictions. Students plot data, approximate a line of best fit, generate an equation for the line to make predictions.

 
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Box and Whisker Spiral Lesson

8th Grade Math » Unit: Statistical Spirals
8th Grade Math » Unit: Statistical Spirals
Shaun Errichiello
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students can understand a box and whisker plot by constructing it.

 
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box and whisker lesson image
   

Leap of Faith!

Algebra I » Unit: Bridge to 10th Grade
Algebra I » Unit: Bridge to 10th Grade
Noelani Davis
Washington, DC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will find a linear relationship between the number of rubber bands and height.

 
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cintura2
   

Representing Bivariate Data Sets

Algebra II » Unit: Statistics: Two Variables
Algebra II » Unit: Statistics: Two Variables
Colleen Werner
Ipswich, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

To create a graphical representation of a data set, we first consider whether the variables are categorical or quantitative. The type of display must be appropriate for the variable type!

 
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bar chart
   

Linear Regression and Residuals

Algebra II » Unit: Statistics: Two Variables
Algebra II » Unit: Statistics: Two Variables
Colleen Werner
Ipswich, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Examining the size and distribution of errors made by a model can help us determine if the model is appropriate.

 
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How Much for a Used Car?

Algebra I » Unit: Data and Statistics
Algebra I » Unit: Data and Statistics
Amanda Hathaway
Boston, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

How can you determine a fair selling price for a used car? Students use scatterplots, lines of best fit, and correlation coefficients to predict an appropriate selling price.

 
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forester
   

Line of Best Fit Spiral Lesson

8th Grade Math » Unit: Statistical Spirals
8th Grade Math » Unit: Statistical Spirals
Shaun Errichiello
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

We can use a line of best fit to understand trends in data

 
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line of fit spiral li
   

Describing Scatterplots

Algebra II » Unit: Statistics: Two Variables
Algebra II » Unit: Statistics: Two Variables
Colleen Werner
Ipswich, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The appearance of a scatter plot can tell us a lot about the relationship between the variables on the axes.

 
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airlines
   

Correlation Spiral Lesson

8th Grade Math » Unit: Statistical Spirals
8th Grade Math » Unit: Statistical Spirals
Shaun Errichiello
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The tighter packed the data, the better the correlation

 
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correlation
   

Performance Task: The Big Mac Index

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

What insights can the price of a Big Mac offer about a country's economy?

 
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Central Tendency Spiral Lesson

8th Grade Math » Unit: Statistical Spirals
8th Grade Math » Unit: Statistical Spirals
Shaun Errichiello
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

We can use algebra to analyze central tendency questions

 
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john baseball problem
Common Core Math
 
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