Education Technology

Making "Cents" of the Center

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.