…plots,histograms ect. While high school students might work with greater sophistication, doing some of the same work as middle school students, but extending their work to consider the spread of the data, normal curve & standard deviation. The last question in the activity gets at sample size. This is your opportunity to discuss sample size and random sampling and certainty in your data analysis. The activity: Sequel2016.pdf CCSS: 6.SP.1, 6.SP.2, 6.SP.3, 6.SP.4, 6.SP.5, 7.SP.1, 7.SP.3,… 0, 8

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# Pixar versus DreamWorks

…r graphs. In the solution materials you can find several different box plots and bar graphs that students might create to compare DreamWorks and Pixar. Students may also come up with other ideas for comparing the two companies. Consider launching this activity with a few of these Pixar movie trailers and these Dreamworks movie trailers. The activity: + a student’s Excel file: BestAnimations2016.pdf + Pixar_vs._Dreamworks-students2016.xlsx CCSS: 3.MD.3, 6.SP.1, 6.SP.2, 6.SP.3, 6.SP.4, 6.SP.5,… 0, 7

# Clean Close Shave

…ich measure of central tendency best represents the data? What type of graph or plot can be used to display the data? The activity: Should_Quarterbacks_grow_facial_hair.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx, an Excel sheet of the data and graph, and solutions. Should_Quarterbacks_grow_facial_hair.docx Facial_Hair_Excel File.xlsx Should_Quarterbacks_grow_facial_hair__Solutions.pdf CCSS: 6.SP.1, 6.SP.3, 6.SP.4, 7.SP.1, 7.SP.2, 7.SP.3, 7.SP.4, HSS.ID.A.2, HSS.ID.C.9 Research Shows Tom… 0, 7

# How many wins is Lebron worth?

…ance of a team. Lebron’s-effect.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx, an Excel file of the data and charts, and solutions. Lebron’s-effect.docx Lebron_How_Many_Wins_is_he_worth.xlsx Lebron’s-effect-solution.pdf CCSS: 6.SP.3, 6.SP.4, 6.SP.5, 7.SP.2, 7.SP.4,P, 8.SP.4, HSS.ID.A.1 To kick off the lesson consider showing your class this montage/mix of Lebron, which was created by Mikus Zupins: (great video, but there is one “s” word about at 1:48, so stop it before then) or… Show this… 0, 6

# Season 12, American Idol

…and whisker plots). Students use box plots to analyze the premiere and finale data. They can make their plots by hand or use technology at Interactivate’s Free Box Plot Application. season12-idol.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc, an Excel data and graph file, and solutions. season12-idol.doc idol12.xls season12-idol-solutions.pdf CCSS: 6.SP.2, 6.SP.3, 6.SP.4, 6.SP.5, 7.SP.3, 7.SP.4… 0, 6

# What does 95% confidence in the poll results mean?

…Congress and President Trump. You can see the latest poll results here. I get so confused when polling results are reported. What is this 95% confidence measure? What’s the margin of error? What is standard deviation? In this activity students consider the errors in choosing polling samples, find the absolute mean data difference, the standard deviation of a sample and calculate the margins of error. The activity: Polling.pdf CCSS: 6.SP.1, 6.SP.2, 6.SP.4, 6.SP.5, 7.SP.1, 7.SP.2,HSS.IC.A.1,… 0, 6

# Games with dice

…ttom of this post. You might use this dice simulator with the class to help students better understand that as sample size increases, experimental probability should get closer and closer to theoretical probability. games_with_dice.pdf CCSS: 7.SP.5, 7.SP.6, 7.SP.7, 7.SP.8, S-MD.1, S-MD.5, S-MD.6 Here are game boards for playing Skunk: SKUNK_GAME_BOARDS.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions. games_with_dice.doc games-with-dice-solutions.pdf SKUNK game directions: Each letter… 0, 4

# Three great World Cup activities

# 3 winners on the Price is Right – what are the chances?

…$1.00 in their Spin-Off spin, they still get a $1,000 cash bonus and a bonus spin. http://priceisright.wikia.com/wiki/Showcase_Showdown What are the chances of this happening, of all three contestants hitting $1,000? Extension: This game has been played about 8,000 times as of fall 2016 and this reportedly the first time this is ever happened. How often should this event mathematically happen? The activity: thepriceisright.pdf CCSS: 7.SP.5, 7.SP.6, 7.SP.7, 7.SP.8, HSS.CP.B.9 For members we… 0, 4

# Activities for Super Bowl and Groundhog Day

…he recipe by to make enough pretzel bites, and multiplying and reducing fractions. 5.NF.3, 5.NF.6, 5.NF.7, 6.NS, 6.RP.1, 6.RP.2, 6.RP.3, 7.G, 7.NS Will Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow? – The relative frequency of the groundhog’s accurate forecasts. 7.SP.5, 7.SP.6, 7.SP.7 More Football activities Home Team Advantage – Students study the data from a graphic to verify whether there is or is not a home team advantage. 6.RP.1, 6.RP.2, 6.RP.3, 7.SP.4 Big Bucks – Students look at various sport’s… 0, 24

# NBA Finals, 2017

…NBA champs? Infographic created by Paul Van Slembrouck, @ptvan at paulvanslembrouck.com Original data compiled by Idris Raja. Continue exploring NBA championship data in our handout by exploring the dominance of a select few teams in NBA history. Students work the data, data representations and statistics. For which kind of observations are circle graphs or bar graphs most useful? Who has won the most NBA titles NBA history? Lots of math! The activity: nba-finals2017.pdf CCSS: 8.SP.1 , 7.SP.4… 0, 4

# Does it pay to get educated?

…modified our post to make it a little easier for his students. This is his modification: does-it-pay-to-get-educated-Waldman.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc, an Excel sheet of the data and chart, and solutions. does-it-pay-to-get-educated.doc income&ed-level.xlsx does-it-pay-to-get-educated-solutions.pdf CCSS: 4.OA.2, 5.NBT.5, 6.RP.3, 6.NS.3, 6.SP.3 6.SP.4, 6.SP.5, 7.SP.4, MP.1, MP.3… 0, 4

# NFL Math Activities

…l in the end zone from the two yard line. Teams have been successful at two-point conversions in the past about 50% of the time and 53% of the time after the first two weeks of the NFL season. So we ask students, which does it make more sense to do? 7.SP.6, 7.SP.7, HSS.MD.B.5, HSS.MD.B.6, HSS.MD.B.7 Watson saves – Benjamin Watson stopped a touchdown in the last instant of a game by running diagonally across the entire field. How far did he run? Teddy Braschi said that he must have run 120… 0, 20

# Triple Crown hopeful at the Preakness Stakes

…HSS.MD.A More Horseracing activities California Chrome’s lineage – calculating fraction of parentage of this horse. CCSS: 3.NFA, 4.NFA, 5.NFB, 6.RP Triple Crown Possibilities – Tons of calculations and measurements of horses … rates, hands tall, furlongs, fractions. 4.NF.1, 4.NF.2, 5.MD.1, 5.NF.1, 5.NF.7, 5.NBT.7, 6.NS.3, 6.RP.3, 7.NS.3 Horse Odds – Mathematical probabilities. CCSS: 7.SP.7, 7.SP.8, S-CP.2 Save… 0, 5

# Typical Super Bowl scores 2017

…ctivity, refer back to the interactive box whisker plots from plot.ly at the bottom of this post. You can review many of the questions from the activity sheet and easily manipulate the data and plot through our plot at plot.ly. CCSS: 6.SP.2, 6.SP.5, 7.SP.4, S-ID.2 The Activity: SuperBowl2017.pdf For members we’ve given you an editable Word docx, the Exel sheet with our calculations, and the solutions,. SuperBowl2017.docx TypicalSuperBowlScores2017.xlsx SuperBowl2017-solution.pdf Extension? This… 0, 4