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6th Grade - Data Based Predictions

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Make conjectures and predictions based on data. SPI 0606.1.1


Links verified on 7/3/2014


  1. Analyzing game probabilities - multiple-choice quiz [5 problems] This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  2. Card Sharks - use your knowledge of probability to predict if the next card will be higher or lower This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  3. Data Picking - Students collect data, enter tally marks or numbers and then select which graph is appropriate. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  4. Grab a Handful - [6 pages] student worksheet - collect and use data to make predictions about how much popcorn would be in a hand full An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
  5. Graphing Skittles - [2 pages] student worksheet - collect data to predict how many skittles are in a snack bag of skittles An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
  6. How Does Math Help Us Make Predictions? - an article from the Math Worksheets Center site
  7. How to Make Predictions from a Graph - explanation from eHow - Caution: This site buries sponsored links in the explanation
  8. Mystery - Estimation - [5 pages] student worksheet - use data from samples to estimate a characteristic found in a population An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
  9. Predictions Based on Data - a video lesson A video is available through this link
  10. The Random Ball-Picking Machine - experiment with a random generator at a BBC site to collect data to make decisions about probability. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
    1. After you finish working through the ball-picking activity, take a ten-question probability quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  11. Starfish Probability - interactive game - state the probability of picking up a starfish of the specified color This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  12. Understanding Probability - [designed for 6-8th grades] lesson plan from Discovery Education A lesson plan can be found at this site
  13. What are Your Chances - What many people refer to as 'good luck' can actually be explained by a little knowledge about probability and statistics. This dice game allows you to see how increasing or decreasing the number of dice rolls effects an outcome. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data



A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

 

 

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