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An Average Autumn
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This lesson will be a review of skills for calculating mean, mode, ... More

This lesson will be a review of skills for calculating mean, mode, median, and range of a set of numbers to be created by the students. It will result in a seasonal display for the classroom or school-wide bulletin board. Less

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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LEARN NC Lesson Plans
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Scott Counce
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Average Names
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In this activity, learners compare the number of letters in the names ... More

In this activity, learners compare the number of letters in the names of the people in their families or group of friends. Learners write out the names in graph paper, with one letter in each square, and cut out the names. Learners sort the names from shortest to longest and then find the average length of the names by cutting and scrambling up the letters. This activity guide contains sample questions to ask, literary connections, extensions, and alignment to local and national standards. Less

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Education
Mathematics
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Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Lesson Plans
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Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
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SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
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Children's Museum of Houston
Children's Museum Of Houston
ExxonMobil
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Average Practice Time
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In this video segment from TV411, figure skaters compute their average daily ... More

In this video segment from TV411, figure skaters compute their average daily practice time. ***Access to Teacher's Domain content now requires free login to PBS Learning Media. Less

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Mathematics
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Video Lectures
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PBS LearningMedia
PBS Learning Media
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Teachers' Domain
Author:
U.S. Department of Education
WNET
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Baseball
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In this math activity, learners play a game of "baseball" and analyze ... More

In this math activity, learners play a game of "baseball" and analyze the results of the game. Learners roll dice to play the "baseball" game -- different dice rolls represent different events, such as hitting a single or a home run, or striking out. Learners compute their batting averages, analyze the means of central tendency, and represent data on circle graphs (or another type of graph). Three learners are needed to play the game: 2 players and 1 score keeper. Less

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Education
Mathematics
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Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Lesson Plans
Provider:
Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
Provider Set:
SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
Author:
Ernst & Young
Kimberly Rimbey, M.Ed., NBCT (Math)
New York Life Foundation
Swiss Re
The Actuarial Foundation
Towers Perrin
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Bears in a Boat
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In this math activity, learners are challenged to create aluminum foil boats ... More

In this math activity, learners are challenged to create aluminum foil boats that will hold plastic bears until the boats sink. The lesson serves as a fun, hands-on way to collect data. Data from two attempts is collected and used to make two class box-and-whisker plots with some surprising results. This lesson guide includes questions for learners, assessment options, extensions, and reflection questions. Less

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Education
Mathematics
Geometry
Physics
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Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Lesson Plans
Provider:
Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
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SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
Author:
Jim Rubillo
NCTM Illuminations
Thinkfinity/Verizon Foundation
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Bubbling Plants
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Students learn a simple technique for quantifying the amount of photosynthesis that ... More

Students learn a simple technique for quantifying the amount of photosynthesis that occurs in a given period of time, using a common water plant (Elodea). They can use this technique to compare the amounts of photosynthesis that occur under conditions of low and high light levels. Before they begin the experiment, however, students must come up with a well-worded hypothesis to be tested. After running the experiment, students pool their data to get a large sample size, determine the measures of central tendency of the class data, and then graph and interpret the results. Less

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Engineering
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Activities and Labs
Lesson Plans
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TeachEngineering
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TeachEngineering
Author:
Mary R. Hebrank
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Building Height
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Working in pairs, students create a clinometer and use isosceles right triangles ... More

Working in pairs, students create a clinometer and use isosceles right triangles to find the height of a building. The class will compare measurements, discuss their results, and select the best measure of central tendency to report the most accurate height. All handouts and excellent class discussion questions are provided. Less

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Activities and Labs
Lesson Plans
Teaching and Learning Strategies
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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
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Illuminations
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The Celebrated Jumping Frog
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Using the story "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" by Mark ... More

Using the story "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" by Mark Twain, learners simulate a jumping-frog contest and determine the distances "jumped." Learners record the distance of individual jumps in centimeters and determine the total distance jumped (the sum of the three separate jumps) and the official distance (the straight-line distance from the starting line to the end of the frog's third jump). Learners compare the range and median of the total distances with those of the official distances of the group. Less

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Education
Mathematics
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Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Lesson Plans
Provider:
Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
Provider Set:
SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
Author:
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
NCTM Illuminations
Thinkfinity/Verizon Foundation
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Collaborative Statistics: Custom Version modified by R. Bloom
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Collaborative Statistics was written by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean, faculty members ... More

Collaborative Statistics was written by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean, faculty members at De Anza College in Cupertino, California. The textbook was developed over several years and has been used in regular and honors-level classroom settings and in distance learning classes. This textbook is intended for introductory statistics courses being taken by students at two– and four–year colleges who are majoring in fields other than math or engineering. Intermediate algebra is the only prerequisite. The book focuses on applications of statistical knowledge rather than the theory behind it. This custom textbook collection has been modified by R. Bloom for her classes at De Anza College; the homework content for the custom collection is now contained in a separate homework collection. Less

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Statistics and Probability
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Full Course
Readings
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
Connexions
Author:
Roberta Bloom
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Collaborative Statistics Homework Book: Custom Version modified by R. Bloom
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This is a custom collection (by R. Bloom) of homework and review ... More

This is a custom collection (by R. Bloom) of homework and review problems to accompany Collaborative Statistics textbook custom collection by R. Bloom. Content is derived from Collaborative Statistics written by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean, faculty members at De Anza College in Cupertino, California. The textbook by S. Dean and B. Illowsky was developed over several years and has been used in regular and honors-level classroom settings and in distance learning classes. This textbook is intended for introductory statistics courses being taken by students at two– and four–year colleges who are majoring in fields other than math or engineering. Intermediate algebra is the only prerequisite. The book focuses on applications of statistical knowledge rather than the theory behind it. This custom version of their collection has been modified by R. Bloom for her classes at De Anza College. Less

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Statistics and Probability
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Full Course
Homework and Assignments
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
Connexions
Author:
Roberta Bloom
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Collaborative Statistics: Solution Sheets: Hypothesis Testing: Single Mean and Single Proportion
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This module provides a solution sheet for the Hypothesis Testing: Single Mean ... More

This module provides a solution sheet for the Hypothesis Testing: Single Mean and Single Proportion chapter of the Collaborative Statistics textbook/collection. Less

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Readings
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
Connexions
Author:
Barbara Illowsky, Ph.d.
Susan Dean
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Dunk Tank: Mean, Median, Mode & Range
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In this activity, Harry covers mean, median, mode and range, and how ... More

In this activity, Harry covers mean, median, mode and range, and how to calculate each. Also included: the mini-game Send in the Trolls, a comic video about ordering shoe sizes for a shoe store and quiz-show questions. ***Access to Teacher's Domain content now requires free login to PBS Learning Media. Less

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Measurement and Data
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Activities and Labs
Games
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Provider:
PBS Learning Media
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Teachers' Domain
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Earthquakes Living Lab: Locating Earthquakes
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Students use U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) real-time, real-world seismic data from around ... More

Students use U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) real-time, real-world seismic data from around the planet to identify where earthquakes occur and look for trends in earthquake activity. They explore where and why earthquakes occur, learning about faults and how they influence earthquakes. Looking at the interactive maps and the data, students use Microsoft® Excel® to conduct detailed analysis of the most-recent 25 earthquakes; they calculate mean, median, mode of the data set, as well as identify the minimum and maximum magnitudes. Students compare their predictions with the physical data, and look for trends to and patterns in the data. A worksheet serves as a student guide for the activity. Less

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Engineering
Environmental Science
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Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Civil and Environmental Engineering Department,
Jessica Noffsinger
Jonathan Knudtsen
Karen Johnson
Mike Mooney
Minal Parekh
Scott Schankweiler
TeachEngineering.org
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Every Breath You Take
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In an activity designed to help students develop number sense, each student ... More

In an activity designed to help students develop number sense, each student estimates the number of times s/he breathes in one hour, and the class graphs the estimates, finds the mean and median of the estimates, and discusses outliers. Students then brainstorm how they could find out how many breaths a person actually takes in a dayŠ—”and implement their strategies. Less

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Biology
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Activities and Labs
Lesson Plans
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Provider:
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
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Illuminations
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How Good Is Your Hearing?
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Students learn about the frequency range of human hearing by collecting data ... More

Students learn about the frequency range of human hearing by collecting data from a website simulation. They analyze the data to determine the typical range for students in their classroom. Students participate in a collaborative effort to gather scientific data on humans for use in designing an engineering product. Less

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Activities and Labs
Lesson Plans
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Electrical and Computer Engineering, Drexel University
Author:
Travis M. Doll
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How When Affects What III: Local Temperatures, Global Changes
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In this introductory climate change investigation, students will set up at least ... More

In this introductory climate change investigation, students will set up at least one temperature monitoring station at the school and take daily minimum and maximum temperature readings. These local average temperatures can be compared to the global average temperatures for the period of 1854 to 1990 found in the appendix, and compare their data with datasets used by scientists that detect global climate change. Supplies needed for this investigation include a minimum-maximum thermometer, hand-held thermometers, and data sheets. This activity is part of the Ground Truth Studies Teacher Handbook, which provides more than 20 activities to build student understanding of global change and remote sensing, and includes background chapters for teachers, glossary, and appendices. Less

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Engineering
Atmospheric Science
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Activities and Labs
Data
Instructional Material
Provider:
NASA
Provider Set:
NASA Wavelength
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Introduction to Statistics
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Introduction to Statistics. Random Variable, Mean, Variance, Standard Deviation and Mathematical Expectation. ... More

Introduction to Statistics. Random Variable, Mean, Variance, Standard Deviation and Mathematical Expectation. Discrete Distributions: Bernoulli trials and Bernoulli distribution, geometric distribution, Poisson distribution. Continuous Distributions: random variables of the continuous type, uniform distribution, exponential distribution, gamma distribution, chi-square distribution, normal distribution, t-distributions. Estimation: biased and unbiased esimators, convidence intervals for means, convidence intervals for variances, sample size, maximum error of the point estimate, Likelihood function, Maximum Likelihood Estimation (MLE), Asymptotic Distributions of Maximum Likelihood Estimators, Chebyshev's Inequality. Hypothesis: tests of statistical hypotheses, Type I error, Type II error, tests about proportions, null hypothesis, alternative hypothesis, significance level of the test, probability value, tail-end probability, standard error of the mean, tests about one mean and one variance, test of the equality of two independent normal distributions, best critical region, Neyman-Pearson Lemma, most powerful test, uniformly most powerful critical region, Likelihood Ratio tests, critical region for the likelihood ratio test. Pseudo-Numbers: uniform pseudo-random variable generation, congruential generators, shift-register generators, Fibonacci generators, Combinations of Generators (Shuffling). The Inverse Probability Method for Generating Random Variables. The Logistic Distribution. Less

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Ratios and Proportions
Statistics and Probability
Material Type:
Full Course
Readings
Syllabi
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
Connexions
Author:
Ewa Wosik
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