Boys vs. Girls

7.SP.4 Students will tackle an age old comparison of boys vs. girls to gain some new insights into how close or far apart the genders truly are.

Inquiry Sampling Part 2

7.SP.2 Students will be conducting multiple samples of data and then comparing the samples to see what insights they offer for the larger population.

Inquiry Sampling Part 1

7.SP.1 Students will conduct surveys to collect data and then see what knowledge they can gain from the collected data about a larger population.

Predicting Probabilities

7.SP.5 Students will predict the likelihood of chance events happening.

Overlapping Interests

7.SP.3 The students will compare two sets of data both visually and statistically to gain insights.

Winning A Game With Probability

7.SP.5,6,7,8 In this lesson students will play a game with dice and examine the probability to discover a strategy that gives them the best chance of winning.

Bar Graphing An Inquiry

In this lesson students will ask questions and answer questions about stuff they care about and then summarize their data in a single or double bar graph.

Shuffling Probability in Music

7.SP.5,6,7,8 Students will be learning about probability by shuffling music in the digital music players.

Analyzing Data

Students will create a question and ask that question to collect data and then analyze that data to pull as much meaning out of the numbers as possible.

Probability of Rock Paper Scissors

7.SP.5,6,7,8 Students will play rock/paper/scissors, record their results and then analyze the probability of what should happen and what did happen.