Students complete a formative assessment using data from Los Angeles County's Homicides and Gang-Related Homicides for the years 1985 through 2001. Students should know how to determine what data set to choose for each type of graph. Objectives included in the project are:
Create a bell curve and label properly.
Create a boxplot in Excel and label properly.
Determine z-scores for 4 years.
Determine percentages above and below a "test value".
Write a 2 page analysis.
Answer Key (Excel Spreadsheet) and Grading Rubric are included.