HSS-ID.A.4

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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.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.*

33 Lesson(s)

### 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 Normal Distribution

12th Grade Math »
Unit: Statistics: Data in One Variable

12th Grade Math »
Unit: Statistics: Data in One Variable

Big Idea:

#### Is it normal to be 6'6" tall?

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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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Big Idea:

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

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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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Big Idea:

#### Play Jeopardy to fill those odd days before break or during homecoming week with meaningful mathematical activities like this Jeopardy game.

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HSN-CN.A.1
HSN-CN.A.2
HSA-SSE.A.2
HSA-CED.A.1
HSA-CED.A.2
HSA-CED.A.3
HSA-CED.A.4
HSA-REI.A.2
HSA-REI.D.11
HSF-IF.B.4
HSF-IF.B.5
HSF-IF.B.6
HSF-IF.C.7
HSF-IF.C.8
HSF-BF.B.3
HSF-BF.B.4
HSF-LE.A.4
HSF-TF.A.1
HSF-TF.A.2
HSF-TF.B.5
HSF-TF.C.8
HSS-ID.A.4
HSS-IC.A.1
HSS-IC.A.2
HSS-IC.B.3
HSS-IC.B.4
HSS-IC.B.5
HSS-IC.B.6
HSS-MD.B.6
HSS-MD.B.7
MP1
MP2
MP6

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### Our City Statistics Project and Assessment

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

Big Idea:

#### Students demonstrate interpersonal and data literacy skills as use statistics to learn about their community.

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### What's Wrong With Mean?

12th Grade Math »
Unit: Statistics: Data in One Variable

12th Grade Math »
Unit: Statistics: Data in One Variable

Big Idea:

#### Standard deviation can be an opaque topic for students if it lacks context. Fortunately, it's possible to have some fun seeing why this powerful statistical tool was developed.

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Big Idea:

#### Too much data! Too many numbers! Use a frequency distribution to find the mean.

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Big Idea:

#### What's normal, anyway? How does being normal have anything to do with mathematics?

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### Estimating Population Percentages - It is all normal

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

Big Idea:

#### Students will apply their knowledge of measures of center and spread to estimate population percentages in different contexts!

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### Bell-Shaped Distributions and the Normal Model

Algebra II »
Unit: Statistics: Single-Variable

Algebra II »
Unit: Statistics: Single-Variable

Big Idea:

#### For mound-shaped, symmetric distributions, the Normal Model is a good approximation. Applying the normal model allows us to predict population percentages and percentile values using the Empirical Rule.

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### A New Way To Measure Spread- Standard Deviation

Algebra II »
Unit: Modeling Data with Statistics and Probability

Algebra II »
Unit: Modeling Data with Statistics and Probability

Big Idea:

#### Students move away from quartiles as a measure of spread and develop an intuitive approach to standard deviation.

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