# 12 search results for ""HSS.IC""

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

…ng 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, HSS.ID.A.4, HSS.IC.A.1 For members we have an editable… 0, 6

## Rush or Pass?

…32 teams. A sample of the data is below: Which offensive strategy (rushing or passing) has a greater positive correlation with points? Students can plot data, look for correlations, find correlation coefficients, fit trend 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,… 0, 7

## 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, 7

## Pixar versus DreamWorks

…nd 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, HSS.ID.A.3, HSS.IC.B.6 For members we… 0, 5

## Activities for Super Bowl and Groundhog Day

…far did he run? Pythagorean theorem, 8.G.7, G-SRT.8 Rush or pass – Are football teams better off having a great passing game or a great rushing game? Analyzing data with scatter plots, student group work, 8.SP.1, HSS.ID.B.6, HSS.ID.C.8, HSS.ID.C.9, HSS.IC.A.1, HSS.IC.B.6 Clean close shave – Does 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… 0, 20

## Consumer spending 2017

…r spending. How does our holiday spending show up in these graphs? What accounts for spikes or drops in spending? What patterns do you notice? Which patterns will likely continue and which patterns won’t? Let the class see, think, wonder and discuss in this timely activity. Credits to Mr. Honner, A leading Math Blogger & Math Teacher from NYC, for the original idea for this activity. The activity: Consumer_Spending2017.pdf CCSS: 6.SP.5, 8.F.5, HSS.IC.6, HSS.ID.3 An editable Word docx and… 0, 3

## Another year of Never Ending Pasta

…making, money-saving, or money-losing potential of this Pasta Pass. Finally, students create their own all you can eat pass for their favorite restaurant. The activity: all-you-can-eat-pasta2016.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions. all-you-can-eat-pasta2016.docx all-you-can-eat-pasta2016-solution.pdf CCSS: MP.3, MP.4, 4.OA.3, 5.NBT.7, 7.SP.A.2, 7.RP.A.1, HSS.IC.B.4… 0, 2

## Lifespan of a meme, the Harlem Shake

…d. Now the whole world knows them and their dance … weird. This is the story of the life of a meme. Students explore the story and amazing growth of this video in the social media world. What can you tell from this graph? Check out our math activity below: Harlem-Shake.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions. Harlem-Shake.doc Harlem-Shake-solutions.pdf CCSS: MP1 , MP2, MP3 , 8.F.3 , 8.F.5 , HSS.IC.B.6 Thanks to Ben McGraw, Newton, MA teacher, for suggesting this post…. 0, 2

## Thanksgiving, football, Black Friday, and giving

…al reasoning as they calculate the ingredients necessary for my wonderful pie. 4.MD.1, 4.NF.4, 5.MD.1, 5.NF.4, 5.NF.6, 6.RP.2, 6.RP.3 Consumer Spending – Students look for patterns in an historical view of the times of year tha we spend money. They look for spikes and drops in spending and hypothesize which trends will repeat and which movements are a one-time event. 6.SP.5, 8.F.5, HSS.IC.6, HSS.ID.3… 0, 7

## Winter holiday activities (13 ideas!)

…Soda Menorah – Guess without counting. Come up with a reasonable range for the number of twelve packs = guesses that are too high and too low. 3.MD.5, 3.MD.6, 3.MD.7, 4.NBT.5 , 5.NBT.5 , 7.SP.5 , 7.SP.7a Consumer spending – Students analyze a graph of historic consumer spending and look for consistent spikes and drops as they try to evaluate what they are looking at. 6.SP.5, 8.F.5, HSS.IC.6, HSS.ID.3… 0, 3

## Pre-winter holiday activities!

…rays … so many ways to focus this activity. 3.MD.5, 3.MD.6, 3.MD.7, 4.NBT.5, 5.NBT.5, 7.SP.5, 7.SP.7a Soda Menorah – Guess without counting. Come up with a reasonable range for the number of twelve packs = guesses that are too high and too low. 3.MD.5, 3.MD.6, 3.MD.7, 4.NBT.5 , 5.NBT.5 , 7.SP.5 , 7.SP.7a Consumer spending – Students analyze a graph of historic consumer spending and look for consistent spikes and drops as they try to evaluate what they are looking at. 6.SP.5, 8.F.5, HSS.IC.6,… 0, 3

## Mother’s Day activities

…ey spent? For whom is money spent? What is a low guess? What is a high guess? What facts would you like to know? Spend-forMother’sDay-2017.pdf Helpful information for teachers: Useful-info-about Mother’s-Day2017.pdf CCSS: 5.NBT.5 , 6.RP, 7.RP, 7.SP, HSS.IC , MP.1 , MP.2 For members we have an editable Word docx, our Excel data, and solutions. Spend-forMother’sDay-2017.docx Mother’sDaySpending2017.xlsx Spend-forMother’sDay-solution2017.pdf Thank you mother and father for all of those diapers -… 0, 2