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BookPrinted Material
Author Russell, Susan Jo.

Title Used Numbers : Statistics: The Shape of the Data / Grades 4-6 .

Imprint Dale Seymour Publications, c1989.

Call No.Marilyn Burns 138B Memorial Hall CRC
LocationRider Curriculum Resources Center

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 Rider Curriculum Resources Center  Marilyn Burns 138B    Available  ---
Contents INTRODUCTION TO DATA ANALYSIS -- How many raisins are in a box? -- How many people are in a family? -- How long can we hold our breath? -- LEARNING ABOUT LANDMARKS IN THE DATA -- How much taller is a fourth (fifth, sixth) grader than a first grader? -- Looking at mystery data -- Finding landmarks in the data -- A PROJECT IN DATA ANALYSIS -- Investigating sleep -- Student Sheets 1-10 -- Squared paper -- All-star cards -- TEACHER NOTES -- Sketch graphs: quick to make, easy to read -- Line plot: a quick way to show the shape of the data -- The shape of the data: clumps, bumps, and holes -- Summarizing data: what's typical? -- Stem-and-leaf plot: another quick way to organize data -- Statistical words to introduce as appropriate -- Measuring heights: using tools -- Phases of data analysis: learning from the process approach to writing -- Presentation graphs: inventiveness and clarity -- About the mystery data -- Finding and using the median -- Finding and using the mode -- About the data on student sheets 6-9 -- I wanna do it myself!.
Subject Marilyn Burns.
Genre/Form Professional Mathematics Activity Book.