6.SP.B.5c

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- 6.SP.B.5aReporting the number of observations.
- 6.SP.B.5bDescribing the nature of the attribute under investigation, including how it was measured and its units of measurement.
- 6.SP.B.5cGiving quantitative measures of center (median and/or mean) and variability (interquartile range and/or mean absolute deviation), as well as describing any overall pattern and any striking deviations from the overall pattern with reference to the context in which the data were gathered.
- 6.SP.B.5dRelating the choice of measures of center and variability to the shape of the data distribution and the context in which the data were gathered.

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## 6.SP.B.5c

## Giving quantitative measures of center (median and/or mean) and variability (interquartile range and/or mean absolute deviation), as well as describing any overall pattern and any striking deviations from the overall pattern with reference to the context in which the data were gathered.

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### The Absolutes of Mean Absolute Deviation

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Statistics

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Statistics

### Blame it on the Carbon

6th Grade Science »
Unit: Enivronmental Science

6th Grade Science »
Unit: Enivronmental Science

Big Idea:

#### As students describe how the carbon cycle contributes to the condition of our environment, they gain a better understanding of the cause and effect of human activities on the Earth's systems.

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### Choosing the Best Measure of Center

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Statistics

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Statistics

### Appropriate Measure of Central Tendency

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Analyzing Data

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Analyzing Data

### Selecting Measures of Center and Variability

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Statistics

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Statistics

Big Idea:

#### What are the pros and cons of each measure of center? What are the pros and cons of each measure of variability? Students choose measures of center and variability to represent a data set and justify their choices.

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### Playing with Measures of Central Tendency

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Statistics

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Statistics

### Shape, Center, and Spread

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Analyzing Data

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Analyzing Data

### Comparing Mean Absolute Deviation

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Statistics

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Statistics

Big Idea:

#### 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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