Unit 8
Distributions and Variability

# Unit Description

How tall is a typical sixth grade student? What is the typical math quiz score for your class? How many points does the average basketball player score in a game? These are all examples of statistical questions, which can only be answered by gathering and analyzing data. In this unit you will learn how to construct this type of question, as well as how to gather data, analyze the results, and present your findings.

Lesson 1

Reviewing Statistical Questions`Lesson 2

Collecting & Organizing Data`Lesson 3

Outlining A Project Proposal`Lesson 4

Construction of A Line Plot`Lesson 6

Understanding The Measure of Center`Lesson 7

Measures & Data Sets`Lesson 8

Matching Stats With Line Plots`Lesson 10

Manipulating Data Points`Lesson 11

Histograms As A Tool To Describe Data`Lesson 12

Reviewing How Data Affects A Histogram`Lesson 13

Self Check Exercise`Lesson 14

Characteristics Of Data`Lesson 15

Reviewing Data Sets`Lesson 16

Classroom Project Presentation`