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CCSS.Math.Content.6.SP.A.2 - Understand that a set of data collected to answer a statistical question has a distribution which can be described by its center, spread, and overall shape.

Authors: National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, Council of Chief State School Officers

Title: CCSS.Math.Content.6.SP.A.2 Understand That A Set Of Data Collected To Answer A Statistical... Statistics and Probability - 6th Grade Mathematics Common Core State Standards

Publisher: National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington D.C.

Copyright Date: 2010

(Page last edited 10/08/2017)

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  2. Leap Frog - Design an experiment to answer a question, collect information, and interpret the results using charts
  3. Marbles - Students learn about sampling with and without replacement by modeling drawing marbles from a bag. Parameters: Number and color of marbles in the bag, replacement rule.
  4. Practice with Data - Answer five questions about collecting and organizing data - from the Internet archive, the Wayback Machine
  5. Probability - Spy Guys Interactive Lesson 19
  6. Quantitative Environmental Learning Project - A rich source of data based projects
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