STEM Activity Challenge: Finding the Mean, Median, Mode, and Range

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STEM Engineering Challenge: How tall can you stack 100 cups? Can you calculate the mean, median, mode, and range with your data?

This ONE-DAY STEM Challenge is a GREAT introduction activity for finding mean, median, mode, and range.

The activity package has 4 tasks and will have your students stacking and building with cups! As towers are built students will stop and count, calculate averages, determine the median, mode, and range and have a lot of fun!

*** Please note: This lesson is available in a combination package.

The package has complete directions for each task. The teacher directions include a materials list and explanation of preparations needed. Also, to use this activity into a second or third day a list of modifications and extensions is provided. Each task is presented on its own page with hints and suggestions to guide you. Photos are provided of the activity being completed. For the student work, a two-page lab sheet set with sample answers is provided.

In addition to this package supplies you will need include: Styrofoam cups- size of your choice –each group needs 50, Meter sticks, Calculators, and a Timer.

The package specifically contains: Cover, Materials and Preparation page,5 pages of Step- by- step procedures, Extensions page, 2-page Lab sheet set with sample answers, 2 pages of Photos, and a Credits page.

This set works great with two other math-based challenges:
STEM Challenge- Exploring Perimeter and Area
STEM Challenge- Using Perimeter and Area

This challenge is also available in a money-saving bundle:
STEM Challenges – A Bundle of Math Based STEM Challenges

Or, even better this challenge can be found in a money-saving 6-Pack!
STEM Challenges 6-Pack Bundle featuring Math Skills

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You might also enjoy these STEM Challenges:

STEM Challenge: Bridges with Marshmallows
STEM Challenge: Balloon Rockets
STEM Quick Challenge: Mechanical Hand
STEM Quick Challenge: Pom-Pom Blasters

Also, try this: STEM Product Catalog

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STEM Activity Challenge: Finding the Mean, Median, Mode, a
STEM Activity Challenge: Finding the Mean, Median, Mode, a
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