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Accessing and Investigating Population Data
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In this activity, students investigate population projections from 1990-2100 using data from ...

In this activity, students investigate population projections from 1990-2100 using data from the U.S. Census Bureau Web. Using the five specific population pyramids, students investigate population projection data for the United States over a 110-year period. They examine how the population data is distributed over time and explain what factors might contribute to these trends. An activity sheet and thoughtful questions, included in the lesson plan, guide the class investigation.

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Activities and Labs
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Teaching and Learning Strategies
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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
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Illuminations
Adjustable Histogram
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A demonstration of Geogebra's inbuilt Histogram tool. This is an adjustable histogram ...

A demonstration of Geogebra's inbuilt Histogram tool. This is an adjustable histogram generated from 50 data points, each taken from a Normal distribution. You can alter the endpoints of the six histogram classes by moving the blue circles on the x-axis.

Subject:
Geometry
Material Type:
Simulations
Provider:
GeoGebra
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GeoGebraTube
Against All Odds: Inside Statistics
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With an emphasis on "doing" statistics, this series goes on location to ...

With an emphasis on "doing" statistics, this series goes on location to help uncover statistical solutions to the puzzles of everyday life. Learn how data collection and manipulation Ń paired with intelligent judgement and common sense Ń can lead to more informed decision-making. This series can also be used as a resource for teacher professional development. A video instructional series on statistics for college and high school classrooms and adult learners; 26 half-hour video programs.

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Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Video Lectures
Provider:
Annenberg Learner
Internet Scout Project
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Internet Scout Project
Alike and Different
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This lesson focuses on the observation of properties and the classification of ...

This lesson focuses on the observation of properties and the classification of objects to build ideas about variables. Learners compare buttons to identify similarities and differences. In addition, learners are introduced to Venn Diagrams by reading "The Elves and the Shoemaker" and sorting their shoes in a giant diagram.

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Life Science
Mathematics
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Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Lesson Plans
Provider:
NSDL Staff
Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
Provider Set:
NSDL Math Common Core
SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
Author:
Carol Midgett
Grace M. Burton
NCTM Illuminations
Thinkfinity/Verizon Foundation