Students will gather data, compute statistics, represent the data graphically and interpret patterns in the data. This mission is aligned with Common Core State Standards: HSS.ID.A.1, HSS.ID.A.2, HSS.ID.A.3.
The fun stuff:
Heart rates, mid-day temperatures and marathons! Hey, those all seem rather related! Students will gather their own data as well as working with given data to visualize and calculate shape, center and spread. Box plots, medians, outliers and more are explored. A fun introduction to the statistics of statistics!
The zip file includes:
★The mission. (10 pages).
★A two-page Quick Start guide for teachers. Detailed and helpful!
★Selected Answers in pdf form.
★Selected Answers online, password protected. For students to correct at home!
The mission includes:
•Students take heart rates, table, bar graph, some statistics.
•Summary of important statistics, applied to a given data set.
•Reading given box plots for temperature, heart rate.
•Students create box plots for given temperature, marathon data.
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