Education Technology

How Far to Your Birthplace

Published on 06/06/2005

Activity Overview

Examine one-variable data analysis through the creation and exploration of a birth place data set. Graphing calculators are used to analyze the data through mean, median, mode, maximum, minimum, stem-and-leaf plots and box-and-whisker plots.

Before the Activity

See the attached PDF file for detailed instructions for this activity. Print student worksheet. Gather materials for activity (maps, globe, rope, meter sticks, tape measures).

During the Activity

Examine one-variable data analysis through the creation and exploration of a birth place data set. Graphing calculators are used to analyze the data through mean, median, mode, maximum, minimum, stem-and-leaf plots and box-and-whisker plots.

After the Activity

Send LearningCheck™ document via TI-Navigator™ to students.