## Tuesday, March 27, 2012

### S&P UNIT (LESSONS/TUTORIALS, ACTIVITIES, & EXTRA PRACTICE)

Statistical Questions and Collecting Data
Illuminations - Numerical and Categorical Data - Unit of Lessons - http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?ID=U116

How to Create Misleading Statistics in 6 Easy Steps - Teacher Background Information -
http://blog.makingitclear.com/2010/03/25/statistics/

Dot Plots (Line Plots)
IXL - "Create Line Plots" - Interactive Applet - http://www.ixl.com/math/grade-6/create-line-plots

UEN - "The Human Line Plot" Lesson - http://www.uen.org/Lessonplan/preview?LPid=15238

LearnAlberta - Displaying Data - Video Tutorial - http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/me5l/html/math5.html?goLesson=21

Histograms
Illuminations - Histogram Tool - Interactive Applet - http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivityDetail.aspx?ID=78

Illuminations - "There is a Difference: Histograms vs. Bar Graphs" Lesson –
http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?id=L812

NLVM - Box Plot/Histogram - Interactive Applet -
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_145_g_3_t_5.html?open=instructions&from=category_g_3_t_5.html

Shodor - Histogram Lesson and Interactive Applet - http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/Histogram/

IXL - "Create Histograms" - Interactive Applet - http://www.ixl.com/math/grade-6/create-histograms

LearnAlberta - "Interpreting Graphs" Lesson -
http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/mesg/html/math6web/index.html?page=lessons&lesson=m6lessonshell10.swf

Box Plots (Box-and-Whisker Plots)
Illuminations - Food Court "The Clucking Chicken" Lesson - http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?ID=L522

Illuminations - Food Court "The Pizza Palace" Lesson - http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?ID=L523

Illuminations - "Using NBA Statistics for Box and Whisker Plots" Lesson - http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?id=L737

Illuminations - "Bears in a Boat" Lesson - http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?id=L856

NLVM - Box Plot/Histogram - Interactive Applet -
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_145_g_3_t_5.html?open=instructions&from=category_g_3_t_5.html

Shodor -" Box Plot" Lesson and Interactive Applet - http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/BoxPlot/

"Creating Box Plots" Lesson - http://math.springbranchisd.com/middle/Middle/7P/Resources/7P-4-CIGDD-Box_Whisker328-333.pdf

Box and Whisker Plot - Teacher Tutorial - http://staff.argyll.epsb.ca/jreed/math9/strand4/boxNwhisker.htm

Measures of Center, Measures of Variability and Shape of Data
Illuminations - Mean and Median Interactive Applet - http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivityDetail.aspx?ID=160

Online Math Learning - Series of Video Tutorials

Measures of Center and Spread - Student Handout

PH - Finding Mean, Median and Mode - Video

PH - Finding and Using the Range - Video

Education World - "Candy Colors" Lesson

Measure of Central Tendency - Teacher Tutorial

LearnAlberta - Central Tendency - Student Interactive and Video http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/mejhm/index.html?l=0&ID1=AB.MATH.JR.STAT&ID2=AB.MATH.JR.STAT.CENT&lesson=html/video_interactives/centralTendency/centralTendencyInteractive.html

Mean Absolute Deviation