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III. Data Analysis and Statistics

 

  1. Collection, Orgnization, and Presentation of Data
  2. Description and Interpretation
  3. Inference and Prediction

 

Additional Links to General Mathematics Sites

 

1. Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data

Elementary

  1. Benchmark 1. "Collect and explore data through counting, measuring and conducting surveys and experiments."
    1. A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.1,2,3&4)
      On this interactive site, students can collect statistical information/data to analyze and graph.
    2. Accessing and Investigating Data Using the World Wide Web - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1,2,3&4)
      Data sets available on the Internet are valuable resources for studying real data to address questions that interest students. Teachers and students can download data sets from the web, collaborate in online data-collection projects, and search electronic libraries and data files. Grade 3 - 5
    3. Area Probability - Throw Darts! - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1&2)
      Outstanding - This site includes student-based activities in collecting data, testing, and predicting outcomes using variables, by throwing either 100 or 1000 darts (electronically) at a changeable dart board. Also has a link to lesson plans for the teacher, accessed through free sign-up/membership. Activities address several standards and benchmarks.
    4. Best Weather - Math Webquest - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1,2,3&4)
      This is a complete webquest of math activities revolving around the collection of weather data from various locations to determine, based upon the data, the best city to live in. A very student-oriented activity, should make for an interesting class project and introduction to webquests. Meets the criteria for Standards 1,2, and 3, with many of their required benchmarks.
    5. Coin Toss - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1,2,3&4)
      This site offers a lesson plan using coin tosses to collect, record, and analyze data; variables are introduced to facilitate predicting and inferring. Very simple site, but effective.
    6. Creepy Class Creatures - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1,2&3)
      Students survey their classmates to find their favorite creepy creature and construct a bar graph of the responses. They could then present and explain the graph to their classmates. Teacher lesson plan only.
    7. Graphing, Data Collections and Coordinate Points - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1&2)
      This site provides information about the kinds of graphs. It offers sites to complete graphs with information given. There are interactive sites where the answers you give help you to complete a graph.
    8. Heights/Arm Spans - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1&2)
      This is a must see site. This student based activity uses links to the NBA and WNBA as others. Students design a bar graph of arm/spans of players in basketball. Students are able to select a team and players they wish to include in their observation. As students progress through the activity they journal, problem solve, and create a bar graph on a worksheet. The site is easy to use and fun. This activity is designed for grade four students.
    9. Let's Do Math! - Collection, Organization and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1&2)
      This site is interactive for students with real world problem-solving.  The problem works through the process: collect, organize, and present data.  They do the problems on the computer or try it on their own.
    10. Let's Graph - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1,2,3&4)
      On this interactive site, students to can solve, change and design a math problem.
    11. M&M's; Line Plots and Graphing - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1,2&3)
      Outstanding - Very interesting site with both teacher lesson plans, student activities, and a variety of data recording forms to explore data collection, organization, and presentation of colors of M & M's in individual bags. Originally part of an Internet data collection project, it can be used as a stand-alone set of activities.
    12. Make a Living Graph - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1&2)
      Make a living graph allows the student to choose what things they would like to graph and make a hypotheses and then graph the topic. Teacher lesson plan only.
    13. NCES Fun With Surveys - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1)
      This teacher resource site provides basic information about conducting a survey as well as a printable form for students so they can conduct their own surveys. This site also contains a link to create a graph from collected data.
    14. The Hand Squeeze - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1,3&4)
      This is a teacher lesson plan utilizing data collection and interpretation of information, along with predicting possible outcomes with different data.
  2. Benchmark 2. "Organize data using concrete objects, pictures, tallies, tables, charts, diagrams and graphs."
    1. A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.1,2,3&4)
      On this an interactive site, students can collect statistical information/data to analize and graph.
    2. Area Probability - Throw Darts! - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1&2)
      Outstanding - This site includes student-based activities in collecting data, testing, and predicting outcomes using variables, by throwing either 100 or 1000 darts (electronically) at a changeable dart board. Also has a link to lesson plans for the teacher, accessed through free sign-up/membership. Activities address several standards and benchmarks.
    3. Accessing and Investigating Data Using the World Wide Web - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1,2,3&4)
      Data sets available on the Internet are valuable resources for studying real data to address questions that interest students. Teachers and students can download data sets from the web, collaborate in online data-collection projects, and search electronic libraries and data files. Grade 3 - 5
    4. Aunty Math's Daily Math Problem - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.2&4)
      This is a student activity site that features a daily math challenge for K-5 learners. Students are given a problem to solve and the basic information needed to solve; the student collects and organizes the data, solves the problem, and can email the solution to Aunty Math. Also has past challenges available for students to solve.
    5. Best Weather - Math Webquest - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1,2,3&4)
      This is a complete webquest of math activities revolving around the collection of weather data from various locations to determine, based upon the data, the best city to live in. A very student-oriented activity, should make for an interesting class project and introduction to webquests. Meets the criteria for Standards 1,2, and 3, with many of their required benchmarks.
    6. Coin Toss - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1,2,3&4)
      This site offers a lesson plan using coin tosses to collect, record, and analyze data; variables are introduced to facilitate predicting and inferring. Very simple site, but effective.
    7. Create a Graph - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.2,3&4)
      This interactive site explains four different kinds of graphs.  The students also have the opportunity make their own graphs on this site.
    8. Creepy Class Creatures - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1,2&3)
      Students survey their classmates to find their favorite creepy creature and construct a bar graph of the responses. They could then present and explain the graph to their classmates. Teacher lesson plan only.
    9. Data Analysis, Probability, and Discrete Math - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.2)
      This is an interactive site that has activities for working with coordinates and graphing for K-5.
    10. Graphing, Data Collections and Coordinate Points - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1&2)
      This site provides information about the kinds of graphs. It offers sites to complete graphs with information given. There are interactive sites where the answers you give help you to complete a graph.
    11. Heights/Arm Spans - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1&2)
      This is a must see site. This student based activity uses links to the NBA and WNBA as others. Students design a bar graph of arm/spans of players in basketball. Students are able to select a team and players they wish to include in their observation. As students progress through the activity they journal, problem solve, and create a bar graph on a worksheet. The site is easy to use and fun. This activity is designed for grade four students.
    12. Let's Do Math! - Collection, Organization and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1&2)
      This site is interactive for students with real world problem-solving.  The problem works through the process: collect, organize, and present data.  They do the problems on the computer or try it on their own.
    13. Let's Graph - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1,2,3&4)
      On this interactive site, students to can solve, change and design a math problem.
    14. M&M's; Line Plots and Graphing - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1,2&3)
      Outstanding - Very interesting site with both teacher lesson plans, student activities, and a variety of data recording forms to explore data collection, organization, and presentation of colors of M & M's in individual bags. Originally part of an Internet data collection project, it can be used as a stand-alone set of activities.
    15. Make a Living Graph - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1&2)
      Make a living graph allows the student to choose what things they would like to graph and make a hypotheses and then graph the topic. Teacher lesson plan only.
  3. Benchmark 3. "Present data using a variety of appropriate representations and explain the meaning of the data."
    1. A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.1,2,3&4)
      On this an interactive site, students can collect statistical information/data to analize and graph.
    2. Accessing and Investigating Data Using the World Wide Web - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1,2,3&4)
      Data sets available on the Internet are valuable resources for studying real data to address questions that interest students. Teachers and students can download data sets from the web, collaborate in online data-collection projects, and search electronic libraries and data files. Grade 3 - 5
    3. Best Weather - Math Webquest - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1,2,3&4)
      This is a complete webquest of math activities revolving around the collection of weather data from various locations to determine, based upon the data, the best city to live in. A very student-oriented activity, should make for an interesting class project and introduction to webquests. Meets the criteria for Standards 1,2, and 3, with many of their required benchmarks.
    4. Coin Toss - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1,2,3&4)
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      This site offers a lesson plan using coin tosses to collect, record, and analyze data; variables are introduced to facilitate predicting and inferring. Very simple site, but effective.
    5. Create a Graph - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.2,3&4)
      This interactive site explains four different kinds of graphs.  The students also have the opportunity make their own graphs on this site.
    6. Creepy Class Creatures - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1,2&3)
      Students survey their classmates to find their favorite creepy creature and construct a bar graph of the responses. They could then present and explain the graph to their classmates. Teacher lesson plan only.
    7. Let's Graph - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1,2,3&4)
      On this interactive site, students to can solve, change and design a math problem.
    8. M&M's; Line Plots and Graphing - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1,2&3)
      Outstanding - Very interesting site with both teacher lesson plans, student activities, and a variety of data recording forms to explore data collection, organization, and presentation of colors of M & M's in individual bags. Originally part of an Internet data collection project, it can be used as a stand-alone set of activities.
    9. The Hand Squeeze - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1,3&4)
      This is a teacher lesson plan utilizing data collection and interpretation of information, along with predicting possible outcomes with different data.
  4. Benchmark 4. "Identify what data are needed to answer a particular question or solve a given problem, and design and implement strategies to obtain, organize and present those data."
    1. A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.1,2,3&4)
      On this an interactive site, students can collect statistical information/data to analize and graph.
    2. Accessing and Investigating Data Using the World Wide Web - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1,2,3&4)
      Data sets available on the Internet are valuable resources for studying real data to address questions that interest students. Teachers and students can download data sets from the web, collaborate in online data-collection projects, and search electronic libraries and data files. Grade 3 - 5
    3. Aunty Math's Daily Math Problem - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.2&4)
      This is a student activity site that features a daily math challenge for K-5 learners. Students are given a problem to solve and the basic information needed to solve; the student collects and organizes the data, solves the problem, and can email the solution to Aunty Math. Also has past challenges available for students to solve.
    4. Best Weather - Math Webquest - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1,2,3&4)
      This is a complete webquest of math activities revolving around the collection of weather data from various locations to determine, based upon the data, the best city to live in. A very student-oriented activity, should make for an interesting class project and introduction to webquests. Meets the criteria for Standards 1,2, and 3, with many of their required benchmarks.
    5. Coin Toss - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1,2,3&4)
      This site offers a lesson plan using coin tosses to collect, record, and analyze data; variables are introduced to facilitate predicting and inferring. Very simple site, but effective.
    6. Create a Graph - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.2,3&4)
      This interactive site explains four different kinds of graphs.  The students also have the opportunity make their own graphs on this site.
      On this interactive site, students to can solve, change and design a math problem.
    7. Let's Graph - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1,2,3&4)
      On this interactive site, students to can solve, change and design a math problem.
    8. The Hand Squeeze - Collection, Organization, and Presentation of Data (III.1.E.1,3&4)
      This is a teacher lesson plan utilizing data collection and interpretation of information, along with predicting possible outcomes with different data.

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