To continue students’ understanding of data collection and statistics that they began in sixth grade, Data Distributions focuses on the following aspects of data investigation:
- Questioning and surveys: formulating key questions and deciding what data to collect
- Data collection: deciding how to collect data and collecting it
- Analyzing data: organizing, representing, summarizing and looking for patterns
- Interpreting results: predicting, comparing and identifying relationships
For an in-depth explanation of goals, specific questions to ask your students and examples of core concepts from the unit, go to Data Distributions.
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Note: These resources require Java in order to run.