Organizing and Presenting Data Using Technology Activity (Elementary Statistics Activity)
This activity is a must-have for any math class that is working with statistics! The activity takes students through the process of creating graphs and charts on both graphing calculators and spreadsheet software.
Activity Evaluation: Students will have the option to save and turn in the spreadsheet they created during the activity. Evaluation for the graphing calculator portion must be by teacher observation, depending on the technology available in the classroom.
A TI-84 graphing calculator is used in this activity, but the concepts are similar for any other graphing calculator. Similarly, Microsoft Excel 2011 for Mac is used in this activity, but the concepts are similar for any other spreadsheet software.
This activity includes:
-Guided Notes and Activity (PDF, PowerPoint, and SMART Notebook)
-Blank Guided Notes and Activity (PDF and SMART Notebook)
-Use a graphing calculator to organize and present data. (Histograms
and Dot Plots)
-Use a computer spreadsheet program to organize and present data.
(Bar Graphs, Time Series Graphs, and Pie Graphs)
-Construct a histogram on a graphing calculator.
-Construct a frequency polygon on a graphing calculator.
-Construct an ogive on a graphing calculator.
-Construct a bar graph using spreadsheet software.
-Construct a time series graph using spreadsheet software.
-Construct a pie graph using spreadsheet software.
Optional Technology Objectives:
-Construct a time series graph using spreadsheet software using two sets of data.
Common Core Standards:
S.ID.1 - Represent data with plots on the real number line.
S.ID.5 - Sumarize categorical data for two categories in two-way
frequency tables. Interpret relative frequencies in the context of the
data. Recognize possible associations and trends in the data.
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