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Food Court

3-5
Data Analysis and Probability
Grace M. Burton
Location: unknown

Students conduct surveys and represent data in a variety of ways. They also find and compare measures of center. This unit includes four lessons centered around a food court, where students create and use menus in a meaningful way.  

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Students will: 

  • Conduct and report the results of surveys.  
  • Create bar graphs, line plots, and pictographs.  
  • Identify measures of center.  
  • Find the probability of events.  

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The Bread Basket

3-5
In this lesson, students conduct a survey and create bar graphs from the data they have collected.
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Data Analysis and Probability

The Soup Spot

3-5
Students conduct a survey and create pictographs and line plots. They also determine the number of possible combinations.
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Data Analysis and Probability

The Clucking Chicken

3-5
Students choose meals from a menu and then construct a box plot. They use the plot to identify the mean, mode, median and range of the data set.
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The Pizza Palace

3-5
Students will construct box plots independently. Students identify the mean, median, mode, and range of a set of data.