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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.*

Problem Set: Texting vs. Social Media

Algebra I

» Unit:

Statistics

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

James Dunseith

Urban Env.

12 Resources

9 Favorites

12 Resources

9 Favorites

Got Ups? A Statistics Unit Task

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.

James Bialasik

Suburban Env.

15 Resources

22 Favorites

15 Resources

22 Favorites

What does the Bell Curve SOUND like?

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!

Jarod Hammel

Suburban Env.

15 Resources

7 Favorites

15 Resources

7 Favorites

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

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.

James Dunseith

Urban Env.

14 Resources

3 Favorites

14 Resources

3 Favorites

Practice with Measures of Central Tendency

Algebra I

» Unit:

Modeling With Statistics

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

James Bialasik

Suburban Env.

13 Resources

6 Favorites

13 Resources

6 Favorites

Unit 1 Exam

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.

James Dunseith

Urban Env.

7 Resources

16 Favorites

7 Resources

16 Favorites

Review and Problem Solving

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.

James Dunseith

Urban Env.

18 Resources

2 Favorites

18 Resources

2 Favorites

Asking a Statistical Question

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.

James Bialasik

Suburban Env.

11 Resources

13 Favorites

11 Resources

13 Favorites

Stepping into Box Plots

Algebra II

» Unit:

Statistics: Something for Everyone

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

Jarod Hammel

Suburban Env.

12 Resources

6 Favorites

12 Resources

6 Favorites

Intro to Stats

Algebra II

» Unit:

Statistics

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

Merrie Rampy

Rural Env.

9 Resources

8 Favorites

9 Resources

8 Favorites

Organizing Data with a Box Plot

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.

James Bialasik

Suburban Env.

12 Resources

5 Favorites

12 Resources

5 Favorites

Modeling with Box Plots and Histograms

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.

James Bialasik

Suburban Env.

18 Resources

5 Favorites

18 Resources

5 Favorites

Measures of Center

Algebra I

» Unit:

Modeling With Statistics

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

James Bialasik

Suburban Env.

17 Resources

7 Favorites

17 Resources

7 Favorites

A-Mazing Inferential and Descriptive Statistics!

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!

Jarod Hammel

Suburban Env.

15 Resources

12 Favorites

15 Resources

12 Favorites

Analyzing a Box Plot

Algebra I

» Unit:

Modeling With Statistics

Big Idea:Students use real life data to construct box plots while gaining conceptual understanding of how the shape of a distribution tells a story.

James Bialasik

Suburban Env.

9 Resources

5 Favorites

9 Resources

5 Favorites

HSS-ID.A.1

Represent data with plots on the real number line (dot plots, histograms, and box plots).*

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.*

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).*

HSS-ID.A.4

Use 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.*