Why Is California So Important?


  • Sep 3 2010 8:28 PM

    David Melton

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In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from Illuminations, students learn about the mechanics of the electoral college and use the State Data Map applet to gather data on the population and electoral votes for each state. Several questions are provided to strengthen understanding of measures of central tendency and fluency with decimals and percents.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 8

    Topics: Mathematics, Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability, Number Sense

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    Teaching Method: Problem-Solving; Cooperative Learning; Discussions; Hands-on Learning