13 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?

…passing and rushing yards for the 2013 NFL season for all 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. CCSS: 8.SP.1, HSS.ID.B.6, HSS.ID.C.8, HSS.ID.C.9,… 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

NFL Math Activities

….NF.2 , 6.RP.1 , 6.RP.2 , 6.RP.3 , 7.RP.3 Rush or Pass – Are teams better off if they have a great passing game or a great rushing game? We have four scatter plots to be made and analyzed in this activity. 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 In this lesson students compare NFL QB rating of quarterbacks with and without facial hair. This task can be used to explore a number of math ideas such as sampling, causation versus correlation, misleading… 0, 20

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

…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 out of NYC, for the original idea for this activity. We stumbled upon a graph similar to this at his blog: http://mrhonner.com/ in 2011. The graph was created using Wolfram Alpha. The activity sheet: Consumer_Spending2014.pdf CCSS: 6.SP.5, 8.F.5,… 0, 3

Consumer Spending 2016

…ta to see if there are any patterns in our 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_spending2016.pdf CCSS: 6.SP.5, 8.F.5,… 0, 3

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

Mother’s Day

…f information. Student activity: How_much_does_America_spend_for_Mother’s_Day.pdf Helpful information for teachers: Useful information about Mother’s Day Picture of Solutions: Solution to the 2012 picture, 2016 data CCSS: 5.NBT.5 , 6.RP, 7.RP, 7.SP, HSS.IC , MP.1 , MP.2 For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions. How_much_does_America_spend_for_Mother’s_Day.doc Spend-forMother’sDay-solution2014.pdf Or you could use our previous activity which is more traditional and has good… 0, 2

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

Black Friday, football, and giving

…onsumer 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 4th down – should you punt kick or go for a field goal? This is two activities. One is on graph reading. This is perhaps suitable for younger students. The other activity is on data analysis and the creation of the chart shown to… 0, 7

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