Car Tally

**Lesson Plan Attachments
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__Car Tally Lesson Plan__

In this lesson, students will demonstrate their
understanding of ratios, percents, positive decimals,
mean, median, mode, and bar graphs. A project-based
experiment, this lesson has the students analyze, make
predictions, and present their findings of a data set
that they collect. In addition, they will be asked to
analyze why their data is valid or invalid when applied
to the "real world."

- "Worksheet: Car Tally Lab"
- "Step Sheet: Creating an Excel Spreadsheet with Bar Graph"
- "Sample: Spreadsheet with Bar Graph"
- "Template: Spreadsheet with Bar Graph"(Excel)
- "Spreadsheet with Bar Graph Rubric"
- "Handout: Lab Write-Up Requirements"
- "Step Sheet: Importing Tables and Graphs from Excel"
- "Lab Write-Up Rubric"

**On-line Resources
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- Color Matters

A nice website with useful information on how color affects accidents, number of speeding tickets, and other interesting information. - AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety

Another website that offers insight into how color affects accidents, number of tickets, etc. - Mean, Median, and Mode Discussion

Features a scripted discussion between a student and a mentor on the difference between mean, median, and mode. - Principles and Standards for School Mathematics

Features seven data points in a line plot that, using interactive software, students can use to compare and contrast properties of measures of central tendency.

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