Grades

6-8

**Grades:** 6 - 8

ISTE:

S.5.b

CSTA:

2-DA-08

CCSS:

Math.Content.6.SP.B.4

Math.Content.8.SP.A.1

Math.Practice.MP3

Math.Practice.MP5

Using a survey, students collect research data and then display the results in a scatter plot generated by a spreadsheet program.

Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:45 minutes

Score Type:Auto Score

This application exercise automatically provides a score to your gradebook

Available Language: English

Vocabulary: Computer, Correlations, Data analysis, Inferences, Scatter Plot, Spreadsheets, Variables

Primary Objectives:

- Students collect research data and then display the results in a scatter plot generated by a spreadsheet program.
- Students compare descriptive statistics and evaluate how changes in data affect those statistics.
- Students describe the strengths and limitations of a particular statistical measure, and justify or critique its use in a given situation.
- Students interpret and analyze displays of data and descriptive statistics.
- Students organize and display data (e.g., histograms, box-and-whisker plots, scatter plots) to pose and answer questions; and justify the reasonableness of the choice of display.
- Students use sample data to make predictions regarding a population.

Secondary Objectives:

- Student demonstrates originality and inventiveness in work.
- Student develops, implements, and communicates new ideas to others.
- Student is open and responsive to new and diverse perspectives.
- Student acts on creative ideas to make a tangible and useful contribution to the domain in which the innovation occurs.
- Student exercises sound reasoning in understanding.
- Student makes complex choices and decisions.
- Student understands the interconnections among systems.
- Student articulates thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively through speaking and writing.
- Student demonstrates creative thinking, constructs knowledge, and develops innovative products and processes using technology. Student applies existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes.
- Student demonstrates a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations. Student understands and uses technology systems.
- Organize, display, and analyze relevant data, construct an evidence-based explanation of the results of an investigation, and communicate the conclusions including possible sources of error.

Subjects:

Analyze

Mathematics > Process Standards > Communication > AnalyzeCollection

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Data > CollectionConstruct Display/ Histograms/Bar

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Graphs and Charts > Construct Display/ Histograms/BarConstruct Display/ Scatter Plot

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Graphs and Charts > Construct Display/ Scatter PlotConstruct Display/Box and Whisker

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Graphs and Charts > Construct Display/Box and WhiskerData Collection for Decision Making

Information Technology > Student Use > Data Collection for Decision MakingData Collection for Decision Making

Digital Literacy > Student Use > Data Collection for Decision MakingDisplays

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Computation/Technology > DisplaysDisplays/Choose Appropriate

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Graphs and Charts > Displays/Choose AppropriateGraphic Organizers (Venn Diagrams,etc.)

Information Technology > Software Applications > Graphic Organizers (Venn Diagrams,etc.)Histograms/Bar

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Graphs and Charts > Histograms/BarInterpretation

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Data > InterpretationOrganize/Sort

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Data > Organize/SortScatter Plot

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Graphs and Charts > Scatter PlotSpreadsheets

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Computation/Technology > SpreadsheetsSpreadsheets

Information Technology > Software Applications > SpreadsheetsSpreadsheets

Information Technology > Software Applications > SpreadsheetsStatistical

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Computation/Technology > StatisticalSurvey/Investigate

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Study > Survey/InvestigateUse appropriate tools strategically

Mathematics > Process Standards > Common Core > Use appropriate tools strategically