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229- Mean, Median, Mode: Which One Is Your Pencil?

Thursday, April 14, 2011: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Grand Ballroom III (JW Marriott)
Lead Speaker:
Kathleen Mittag

This activity uses pencils of different lengths to reinforce the concepts of mean, median, and mode as well as stem-and-leaf plots, estimation, and measurement. Extensions have students create box-and-whisker plots and explore powers of two. The activity incorporates measurement standards for grades 6–8 as well as data analysis and probability and statistics standards for grades 6–12.

Presentation Format: 6-8 Session
Grade Band Audience: 9 to 12, 6 to 8

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