Adventures in Statistics


  • Aug 10 2010 11:18 PM

    Rita Nutsch

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In this resource, from The Math Forum at Drexel University, the author describes how his class decided whether the fifth or sixth grade classrooms were larger. The activities described include measuring the rooms, graphing the results, computing the average, analyzing the results, and presenting the findings. Examples of student work are included.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 3 to 5

    Topics: Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability, Mathematics


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    • Teacher Materials

    Tool for: Teachers, Parents, Administrators


    Instructional Strategy

    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Hands-on Learning; Cooperative Learning