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NCTM
Grades 6-8
Data Analysis and Probability:
Select and use appropriate statistical methods to analyze data
Calculating...
Lesson  (...)
Lesson: Students learn what bar graphs are used for, how to interpret the data presented, and how to organize their own data using bar graphs.

Lesson: Introduces students to quartiles and box plots.

Lesson: Utilizes and reinforces concepts of probability, mean, line plots, experimental data, and chaos in analyzing a forest fire simulation.

Lesson: Introduction and fine points of using bar graphs and histograms.

Lesson: Introduces statistical measures of center.

Lesson: Introduces students to stem-and-leaf plots and calculating the mean, median, and mode from the plots.

Lesson: Students learn about the difference between univariate and bivariate data and understand how to choose the best graph to display the data.

Activity  (...)
Activity: Run a simulation of how a fire spreads through a stand of trees, learning about probability and chaos. Track the results of multiple burns and use the data to draw conclusions.

Activity: Enter data to create a bar graph, then change many settings for the graph's appearance.

Activity: Students can create box plots for either built-in or user-specified data as well as experiment with outliers. User may choose to use or not use the median for calculation of interquartile range.

Activity: Enter your own data categories and the value of each category to create a pie chart. There are also built in data sets which can be viewed.

Activity: View histograms for built-in or user-specified data. Experiment with how the size of the class intervals influences the appearance of the histogram. Parameters: Data sets, class sizes.

Activity: Enter data and view the mean, median, variance, and standard deviation of the data set. Parameters: Number of observations, range for observations, which statistics to view, identifiers for the data.

Activity: Enter data to create a double bar graph, then manipulate the graph's maximum and minimum values.

Activity: Create a pie chart, adjusting the size of the divisions using your mouse or by entering values. Parameters: Number of sections, size of sections, whether to use percents or fractions.

Activity: PlopIt allows users to build dot plots of data using the mouse. View how the mean, median, and mode change as entries are added to the plot. Parameters: Range for observations.

Activity: Plot a bivariate data set, determine the line of best fit for their data, and then check the accuracy of your line of best fit.

Activity: Graph ordered pairs and customize the graph title and axis labels. Points are connected from left to right, rather than being connected in the order they are entered.

Activity: Plot ordered pairs of numbers, either as a scatter plot or with the dots connected. Points are connected from right to left, rather than being connected in the order they are entered.

Activity: View stem-and-leaf plots of your own data, and then practice finding means, medians and modes. Stem and Leaf Plotter is one of the Interactivate assessment explorers.

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