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Are You a “Modal” Student? Grades 6 to 8 worksheet

(RTF, PDF) Name: ________________________ Here is a description of the typical or modal male student who took part in Canada’sCensus at School in a recent year. He is 13 years old and 162 cm tall, his right foot measures 25 cm and … Continue reading

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Are you a Modal Student – Grades 4 & 5 worksheet

(RTF, PDF) Name: ________________________ Are You a “Modal” Student? Choose 5 questions from the Census at School survey and write them below. Use your class dataset to find the mode for each question in the 2nd column. In the 3rd column, print your answer for each question. Question … Continue reading

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Are you a modal student? Grades 6 to 8 Teacher’s Notes

Objectives Grades 6 to 8 students will: read, interpret, and draw conclusions from primary data demonstrate an understanding of how data from tables can be used to describe a population use the mode to create a profile of a population Preparations Print … Continue reading

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Are you a modal student? Grades 4 & 5 —Teacher’s notes

Objectives Grades 4 to 5 students will: read, interpret, and draw conclusions from primary data demonstrate an understanding of the mode use the mode to create a profile of a population compare similarities and differences between themselves and a population Preparations Print … Continue reading

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Recycling in Canada

How does your class compare with Canadian households in terms of environmental responsibility? Analyse data on recycling by province and recommend ways to improve waste management practices. Continue reading Continue reading

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Worksheets for analysing class data

Use these paper and pencil activities with class data to calculate measures of central tendency, create frequency tables and graphs, make extrapolations and explore correlations. Continue reading Continue reading

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The Vitruvian theory-does it apply to you?

Verify the famous theory illustrated by Leonardo Da Vinci-that armspan is equal to height-for a sample of students from your class. Continue reading Continue reading

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Relationships between variables

Does a relationship exist between two variables? Discover how the answer to this question is affected by the size and controlled variables of the sample you choose to investigate. Continue reading Continue reading

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Data management activities using analytical software

Explore linear functions and discover the effect of sample size on data analysis Continue reading Continue reading

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Investigating sampling and confidence intervals

Examine techniques that allow us to draw reasonable conclusions about a population from a sample and compute confidence intervals. Continue reading Continue reading

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