Active Statistics

Active Statistics
Active Statistics
Active Statistics
Active Statistics
Active Statistics
Active Statistics
Active Statistics
Active Statistics
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Want a fun way to get your students involved in a Statistics Unit? Use this two day lab to get your students physically active while developing their skills at Data Taking, Data Calculation, and Data Representation!

Materials Needed:
• Jump Rope
• Two basketballs/play ground balls
• Up to 10 stopwatches (enough for 1 per group or 1 per station)

Day One – Data Collection: Students travel around in groups of 3-4 to complete 10 stations.
“Single Player” Stations:
• Jump Rope
• Dribbling
• Running in place
• Jumping Jacks
• Sit-Ups
• Push-Ups
“Double Player” Stations:
• Right-Handed High Fives
• Left-Handed High Fives
• Bouncing a ball back and forth
• Alternating Alphabet


*Different amounts of data taken at each station so that students must fully comprehend how to calculate the multiple data points!

*Different data collection techniques used (timing a certain time or timing a certain event)!

Day Two – Data Calculation and Representation: Students calculate data from each station and represent as a histogram and box-and-whisker plot.

Data Calculations Include:
• Mean
• Mode
• Range
• First Quartile
• Median
• Third Quartile
• Standard Deviation (if desired)

• Students complete the culmination questions at the end of the Data Calculations Sheet


Total Pages
12 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
2 days
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