Education Technology

"Nspired" by Numb3rs: Outliers Activity

Published on 03/25/2009

Activity Overview

This activity is based on the "Outliers" activity from the Numb3rs season 3 episode "Take Out". Students use the TI-Nspire graphing handheld to investigate various representations of statistical data such as box and whisker plots, histograms, and scatterplots.

Before the Activity

Students should know how to determine the mean, median, and mode when given data.

During the Activity

Students use the TI-Nspire graphing handheld to investigate various representations of statistical data.

After the Activity

Engage in class discussion to monitor student understanding. Reteach concepts as necessary.