…ability, box 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,… 0, 8

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# Clean Close Shave

…formance? Which 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… 0, 7

# 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

# Activities for Super Bowl and Groundhog Day

…s facial hair improve a quarterback’s performance? How large in an adequate sample? Can you deduce a correlation? How could you choose the data to ensure a correlation? what’s the most effective graph to demonstrate the data? 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 Losing team in the playoffs – How often do teams with losing records qualify for the playoffs? Who was the worst team ever to make the playoffs? In this activity students explore teams in the… 0, 24

# How much does a Lego cost?

…for the price difference? Act I – Different kits, different costs Act II: You can click here for a chart that gives the number of blocks & prices for each Lego kit. Use our activity guide below with this lesson. The activity guide: How-much-does-a-Lego-cost.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions. How-much-does-a-Lego-cost.docx Lego-cost-solution.pdf Act III – solutions CCSS: 6.RP.2, 6.RP.3, 6.SP.5, 7.SP.1, 7.SP.2, 7.RP.2 Check out all current Yummymath lessons in one… 0, 3

# How much does the biggest Lego set ever cost?

…it. Older students might make a scatter plot of the data and determine a line of best fit that models the cost of a kit for any number of bricks. Students might use their model to find the cost or number of blocks in other kits. Finally, reveal the actual price at the Lego store. Did students predict the actual cost? If not, what might have accounted for the price difference? The activity: NewMilleniumFalconLegoSet.pdf CCSS: 6.RP.2, 6.RP.3, 6.SP.5, 7.RP.2, 7.SP.1, 7.SP.2 For members we have an… 0, 3

# Do better movies make the most money?

…aring with the Rotten Tomato score for this update after reading Ian Byrd’s awesome Byrdseed Gifted Blog where he shared a similar activity idea, but using the Rotten Tomato score. Check out his blog and the many terrific math extension ideas. CCSS: 7.SP.1, 8.SP.1, 8.SP.2, S-ID.5, S-ID.6, S-IC.1 The activity: DoBetterMoviesMakeMoreMoney.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx, our Excel data, and solutions. DoBetterMoviesMakeMoreMoney.docx BetterMoviesMakeMost-solution.pdf… 0, 3

# Starbucks, 2012

…n drinks that are healthier or less healthy for me? How much does the type of milk or whether or not I get whipped cream in my drink really matter?Let students explore these questions, while they problem solve and reason with numbers in our Starbucks math activity. You might also hand this activity to the health teacher at your school and let your students get an extra math class for a day. CCSS: 6.RP.3, 6.SP.5, 7.RP.3, 7EE.3, 7.SP.1 Starbucks.pdf And for members we have solutions for this… 0, 2

# Peeps

…em solve and improve their original estimates. They conduct random samplings of their estimates and compare the mean of their estimates to the actual number of peeps sold each season . A Peeps video,the math activity, hints and data are below. CCSS: 7.SP.1, 7.SP.2, MP1, MP2, MP3 The Activity: Peeps.pdf Image of Solution Peeps-hints-and-solutions.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc. Peeps.doc Peeps commercial, 1999 Also appropriate for this time of year is our Holiday candy sales… 0, 2

# Sweet Easter mathematics

…er of Peeps sold each Easter season. They consider reasonability by making guesses they think might be a little too high and a little too low. They determine necessary info, problem solve and improve their original estimates. They conduct random samplings of their estimates and compare the mean of their estimates to the actual number of peeps sold each season. Old dancing Peeps video included. 7.SP.1, 7.SP.2, MP1, MP2, MP3 Enjoy! … 0, 0