Adventures in Statistics


  • Aug 7 2010 7:19 PM

    Rita Nutsch

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This resource is a mathematics project involving the area of classrooms, which incorporates measurement, graphing, computation, data analysis, and presentation of results. Students measure their own classroom and the other classrooms in their school, then compile and compute the data to find out if their classroom is larger or smaller than average. Four reproducible worksheets are included with this activity. This resource is referenced in the Illuminations lesson, "Exploration of a Balance."

Learning Registry Activity


    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 5 to 8

    Topics: Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Measurement & Geometry, Mathematics, Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability


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    Resource Type/Classification:

    • Teacher Materials

    Tool for: Parents, Administrators, Teachers


    Instructional Strategy

    Grouping: Large Group Instruction; Heterogeneous; Small Group Instruction; Homogeneous

    Teaching Method: Hands-on Learning; Problem-Solving