Nowadays online reviews have a huge impact on business. Customer ratings help people decide what to buy and what products to avoid. Movies and entertainment are moving toward the world of intense data analysis of audience views to make business decisions. Companies like Amazon and Netflix have poured resources into developing original content. Let your students sit in the driver's seat! And practice Mean, Median and Variation!
In this 22 page document you will be given a mapping to the Content Standards, an outline for how to implement the project, and handout resources for students to use.
In “Online Review” students will practice calculating the Mean, Median, Range and Mean Absolute Deviation of fictional online reviews.
In “Favorite Franchise” students will practice calculating the Mean, Median, Range and Mean Absolute Deviation of the overall domestic gross (adjusted for inflation) of Popular Movie Franchises. They will use this data to order the films, create bar graphs and box and whisker plots.
In "Movie Mogul: Greenlight” students will use rating and engagement data of potential TV show or movies to make a recommendation. Students will calculate the Mean, Median, Range and Mean Absolute Deviation in an effort to find the best films to greenlight.
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