# 65 search results for ""HSS""

## Which is better … original movies or their sequels?

…l 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, 7.SP.4,HSS.ID.A.1,HSS.ID.A.2, HSS.ID.A.3,… 0, 5

## Rush or Pass?

…lines, consider causation versus correlation and talk football. Oh, and decide which is a more effective offensive strategy for scoring points, passing or rushing. [wolframalphawidget id=”3038cb5ccf72f21a13801d9c78f70937″] CCSS: 8.SP.1, HSS.ID.B.6, HSS.ID.C.8, HSS.ID.C.9, HSS.IC.A.1, HSS.IC.B.6 The activity: Rush-or-pass.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx, solutions, and two Excel charts with our data. Rush-or-pass.docx Rush-or-pass-solution.pdf Pass_or_Rush.xlsx… 0, 5

## Pixar versus DreamWorks

…n 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, 7.SP.3, 7.SP.4, HSS.ID.A.1, HSS.ID.A.2,… 0, 4

## 4th down

…ties: 4th_Down_Elementary.pdf & a more advanced version: 4th_Down.pdf For members: 4th_Down_Elementary.doc 4th_Down_Elementary_Solutions.pdf & 4th_Down.doc & 4th_Down_Solutions.pdf CCSS: 7.NS.1 , 7.NS.2 , 7.NS.3 , 7.SP.C.7 , HSS.MD.A.2 , HSS.MD.B.5 , HSS.MD.B.6 , HSS.MD.B.7 Plus here are some other NFL math activities! Watson Saves – Watch the video with your class and use our activity to motivate students to figure out who ran a greater distance by using the Pythagorean Theorem. In… 0, 4

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

…e 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, HSS.IC.B.3, HSS.IC.B.4, HSS.ID.A.4 For… 0, 4

## Do teams that spend a lot win a lot?

…5.G.1, 5.G.2, 6.SP.2, 6.SP.5, 8.SP.1, 8.SP.2, 8.SP.3, HSS.ID.6 For high school students the lesson focuses on high school CCSS, such as correlation coefficients and distinguishing between correlation and causation. HS-team-payrolls-vs-wins.pdf CCSS: HSS.ID.C.8, HSS.ID.C.9, HSS.ID.B.6 For members we have an Excel sheet of the data, editable graph blanks, editable Word docs and solutions. UniversalGrid.pdf Sports-vs-Wins-with-graphs-correlations.xlsx Payrolls-vs-wins.doc… 0, 4

## Extra Point or 2-Point Conversion?

…uctive strategy. Finally, students consider how they could change the point value of the two-point conversion or change the line of scrimmage of either play to make the expected value of both plays nearly equal. The activity: Extra-point-or-two-point-conversion.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions. Extra-point-or-two-point-conversion.docx Extra-point-or-two-point-conversion-solution.pdf CCSS: 7.SP.6, 7.SP.7, HSS.MD.B.5, HSS.MD.B.6 , HSS.MD.B.7 Check out more NFL math… 0, 3

## Activities for Super Bowl and Groundhog Day

…with team salaries in the four major North American sports … the NBA, NFL, MLB and NHL. Students use data from recent seasons to create scatter plots comparing wins and salaries for each sport. 5.G.1, 5.G.2, 6.SP.2, 6.SP.5, 8.SP.1, 8.SP.2, 8.SP.3, HSS.ID.6, HSS.ID.C.8, HSS.ID.C.9 Extra point or 2-point conversion? – The NFL changed the extra point kick distance to 33 yards and now teams have a tough decision to make, go for one or two points? The one point extra point is no longer a given… 0, 18

## Fantastic Beasts – What did it cost to make?

…alyze the interquartile values to understand outliers. This is an interesting set of data, with an outlier and a mode that may be the most representative measure of the set. Enjoy the Beasts! CCSS: 6.SP.1, 6.SP.2, 6.SP.3, 6.SP.4, 6.SP.5, HSS.ID.A.1, HSS.ID.A.2, HSS.ID.A.3 The activity: How_much_does_it_cost_to_make_a_Harry_Potter_movie.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions & tips. How_much_does_it_cost_to_make_a_Harry_Potter_movie.docx… 0, 3

## How Much is a Tweet Worth?

…could be used in a variety of ways. We could assume the relationship is roughly proportional, meaning 6th and 7th graders could work in the realm of 6.RP and 7.RP with this problem. The data is extremely linear, almost a perfect correlation, so you could use this activity as a way to introduce linear relationships or focus more on building a line of best fit. The activity: Tweeting.pdf CCSS: 6.RP.3, 7.RP.2, 8.EE.5, 8.F.4, 8.SP.2, 8.SP.3, HSF.LE.A.2, HSS.ID.B.6, HSS.ID.C.7, HSS.ID.C.8, MP4 For… 0, 3

## Do you have text neck?

…ot the data and model with a function in order to approximate the weight of a head at different angles. This seems like an important topic for young people to understand … angles, functions, head weight analysis and their health! The activity: text_neck.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx, analysis and solutions. text-neck.docx text-neck-solution.pdf CCSS: 8.SP.1. 8.SP.2, 8.SP.3, HSM, HSS.ID.B.6, HSS.ID.C.7, HSG.SRT.C.8, HSG.SRT.D.11… 0, 2

## It sure is cold out … or is it?

…a correlation. Is this a linear or near linear relationship? … averaging, missing data for averaging, line of best fit, Google Earth, world locations, linear review, extrapolation … This lesson is chocked full of interesting mathematics and world awareness. cold-out.pdf For members we have Word docs, solutions and graphs. cold-out.doc cold-out-solutions.pdf CCSS: 6.SP.5, 8.SP.1, 8.SP.2, 8.SP.3, HSS.ID.B.6, HSS.ID.C.7, HSA.CED.A.2, HSF.LE.A.1… 0, 2

## Movie tickets over time

…30 years. Using his scatter plot (or his data) students analyze rates of change, make predictions about the future ticket costs, guesses about past costs and try to create lines of best fit. CCSS: 5.G.2, 8.EE.6, 8.SP.1, 8.SP.2, 8.SP.3 , HSF.IF.B.6 , HSS,ID.B.6, HSS.ID.C.7 Activity Sheet: movie-ticket-prices+activity.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx, an Excel sheet of the data and chart, and solutions. movie-ticket-prices+activity.docx Movie-tickets-cost.xlsx… 0, 2

## Can you predict the Bears’ 2015 schedule and win big?

…think there are? What are some likely schedules? Brian and math ed leader/blogger/educator Denis Sheeran collaborated on this engaging activity. The activity: BearsScheduleContest.pdf and BearsScheduleContest.docx Useful information: Bears-Useful-Info.pdf & Past Schedule Info For members we have solutions with teacher tips: BearsScheduleContestSolutions&Tips.pdf CCSS: 7.SP.8, HSS.MD.A.3, HSS.CP.B.9… 0, 2

## Hexadecimal colors or paint by number

…00 and FF have the strongest values and how they blend. All of our digital devices use light blending to create colors. Why not begin to understand how that works. Enjoy! Hexadecimal-coloring.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions with added questions. Hexadecimal-coloring.docx Hexadecimal-coloring-solution+tips.pdf CCSS: 5.NBT, 6.NS.C, 6.RP.A, 7.RP.A, 8.SP.A, HSS, HSF, HSS.ID… 0, 2