Education Technology

Making "Cents" of the Center

Published on 08/14/2008

Activity Overview

In this activity, students will use pennies to make box and whisker plots as well as histograms.

Before the Activity

Use the following document as a guideline for doing the activity.

During the Activity

Attached is the student worksheet as well as a set of paper pennies that can be used to manipulate the student data. The paper pennies can also serve as a way to record the data if it is done in 2 class periods.

After the Activity

Work with any students that seem to need extra assistance.