Step into Statastics

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Class members study the size of classmates' feet and perform a statistical analysis of their data. They solve for central tendencies, quartiles, and spread for the entire group as well as subgroups. They then write a conclusion based on their own understanding of the data and graphs.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Graph food size versus height and determine if the relationship is linear
  • Discuss the pros and cons of both smaller and larger feet
Classroom Considerations
  • Relies on prior knowledge of measuring using a ruler, organizing data tables, calculating statistics, creating dot plots and box plots, and interpreting statistics
Pros
  • Designed for both Common Core and GAISE standards
  • Includes answer keys
Cons
  • None