Students will collect bivariate data by doing an experiment in class and then see if they can find any correlation in the data.
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Students will work with some examples of statistical questions and see what makes them different than questions that are not statistical.
Students will use the Pythagorean theorem to learn more about screen size and the math behind those rectangles that hang on everyone’s wall.
Students will simulate bungee jumping to look at the positive and negative directions the activity naturally creates.
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