Grades

6-8

**Grades:** 6 - 8

ISTE:

S.5.b

CSTA:

2-DA-08

CCSS:

Math.Content.6.SP.A.3

Math.Content.6.SP.B.5c

Math.Practice.MP5

Students collect numerical science data related to weather in their state and display the results using a line graph. Students will also find the mean, median, mode and range, and understand why these math concepts are important.

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 and Spreadsheets, Data analysis, Data collection, Line graphs, Mean, Median, Mode, Range

Primary Objectives:

- Students analyze data and a line graph and can communicate trends, differences and similarities among data.
- Students collect and enter weather-related numerical data into a spreadsheet.
- Students create a line graph that shows change over time using data collected and entered.
- Students learn to customize spreadsheets and line graphs.
- Students understand the concepts of mean, median, mode, and range and are able to use the formulas to compute each of them in a spreadsheet.

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.

Subjects:

Central Tendency

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Statistics > Central TendencyConstruct Display/ Line

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

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

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Data Collection for Decision MakingDisplays

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Computation/Technology > DisplaysGraphic Organizers (Venn Diagrams,etc.)

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Graphic Organizers (Venn Diagrams,etc.)Interpret/Analyze

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Graphs and Charts > Interpret/AnalyzeLine

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Graphs and Charts > LineMean

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Statistics > MeanMedian

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Statistics > MedianOrganize/Sort

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Data > Organize/SortRange (Spread)

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Statistics > Range (Spread)Reflect

Mathematics > Process Standards > Communication > ReflectSpreadsheets

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Computation/Technology > SpreadsheetsSpreadsheets

Library Media > Information Technology > Software Applications > SpreadsheetsSpreadsheets

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > SpreadsheetsStatistical

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Computation/Technology > StatisticalTrends

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Statistical Reasoning > TrendsUse appropriate tools strategically

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