INCLUDED IN MEAN, MEDIAN, MODE, MAGIC Packet
Students will be given a piece of bubblegum and one or two minutes to blow as many bubbles as they can. They will use the tally sheet to keep track of their bubbles. They will then record the data of their classmates. After the students have all the data recorded have them find the mean, median, mode, and range. They may use the fill in the blanks as a hint to help them. There is an optional question sheet included, It's important to relate math concepts to the real world. This is a concept that can be difficult for students understand and find relevant.
Covers Common Core Standard
6.SP.3 - Recognize that a measure of center for a numerical data set summarizes all of its values with a single number, while a measure of variation describes how its values vary with a single number.