Strand: Data Management
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Skill Involved 
Brief Activity Description 
# of Students 
Task Card 
Other Materials 
Making and interpreting graphs 
Make graphs based on numbers of Skittle colors, answer questions on task card 
# of bags of Skittles 


Practice predicting and understand probability concept 
Predict how many times each number will come up on a dice if it is thrown 60 times. Fill in a chart to keep track 
1  small group 

Graph using real materials, interpretation 
Collect hair and use yarn to make a graph of hair lengths 
1 or 2 


Classification and analysis of data from a magazine 
Use statements on task card to classify the ads in a magazine. 
1 or more 


Classification 
Design different ways to classify baseball cards and record the methods used. 
1 or 2 

Survey Design, graphing of results 
Decide on information to collect, collect the data, and use the Lego blocks to "build" a graph 
1 or 2 

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