## Recognize a statistical question as one that anticipates variability in the data related to the question and accounts for it in the answers. For example, "How old am I?" is not a statistical question, but "How old are the students in my school?" is a statistical question because one anticipates variability in students' ages.

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6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban

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#### What makes a question a statistical question? Students learn about statistical and non-statistical questions and then use that knowledge to brainstorm survey questions for their classmates. Students also start to think about what specific procedures they

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6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban

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#### How can the wording of a question influence how people respond? Students learn about biased and unbiased questions, revise the questions they create in the previous lesson, and agree on procedures for administering the survey.

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Somerville, MA
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### Statistically Speaking....

6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
Plainfield, IL
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### Statistical Questioning

6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
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### Statistics Jeopardy

6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
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6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
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### Show what you know

6th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics
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