- Author:
- Blended Learning Teacher Practice Network
- Subject:
- Measurement and Data, Statistics and Probability
- Material Type:
- Lesson Plan
- Level:
- Middle School
- Grade:
- 7, 8
- Tags:

- License:
- Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
- Language:
- English

# Education Standards

# Statistics and the internet: Is the internet trustworthy?

## Overview

**Students will explore the overarching question, is the internet trustworthy?, while expanding their knowledge of statistics and comparing data sets. They will compare two data sets as well as determine the accuracy or bias of data representations shown on the internet. Students will then have the opportunity to apply their knowledge while creating their own visual representations for data they personally collected regarding the trustworthiness of the internet. The module concludes with a peer showcase and the post-assessment. **

# Section 1

**Students will explore the overarching question, is the internet trustworthy?, while expanding their knowledge of statistics and comparing data sets. They will compare two data sets as well as determine the accuracy or bias of data representations shown on the internet. Students will then have the opportunity to apply their knowledge while creating their own visual representations for data they personally collected regarding the trustworthiness of the internet. The module concludes with a peer showcase and the post-assessment. **