A Typical Math Student

**Lesson Plan Attachments
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__A Typical Math Student Lesson Plan__

Students will find the mean, median,
mode, minimum, maximum, and lower and upper quartile of
a set of data. They will make a histogram and a
box-and-whisker plot for the data. This will first be
performed by hand, then with the use of Microsoft
Excel. The histograms and box-and-whisker plots from
Excel will be imported into a PowerPoint presentation.
This lesson requires the Analysis ToolPak to be
installed in Excel.

- "Worksheet: Describing a Set of Data"
- "Worksheet: Displaying a Set of Data"
- "Worksheet: Analyzing a Set of Data"
- "Solutions to Worksheet: Analyzing a Set of Data"
- "Step Sheet: Analyzing Data in Excel"
- "Step Sheet: Creating a Histogram in Excel"
- "Step Sheet: Creating a Box-and-Whisker Plot"
- "Sample: Data Analysis Worksheet"
- "Sample: Student Data Sheet"
- "Sample: Analysis of Class Data"
- "Worksheet: Student Presentation"
- "Student Presentation Rubric"
- "Step Sheet: Creating a PowerPoint Presentation"
- "Step Sheet: "Importing Graphs from Excel into PowerPoint"
- "A Typical Math Student" (PowerPoint)
- "Step Sheet: Installing the Analysis Toolpak"

**On-line Resources
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- Math Forum @ Drexel

The starting place for math, it has information on grade levels K-12 in all areas of mathematics. - Ask ERIC

A lesson plan dealing with the measures of center. Other lesson plans available. - The Math Forum: Prob/Stat Lesson Plans

The Math Forum's page on probability and statistics has many lessons and resources for a variety of levels. - 9-12 Data Analysis and Probability

Another site with a series of lessons on statistics and probability. - Teacher's Introduction

A great resource with activities on the measures of center and more. - The Math Forum: Problems of the Week

The math forum's problems of the week will challenge students at a variety of academic levels. - The Lesson Plans Page

This site has a variety of math lesson plans. - Voices of Girls in Science, Mathematics, and Technology

This site encourages girls to stay interested in math; it has some good lesson plans. - The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive

This site has a history of mathematics, biographies of mathematicians, and graphs of famous curves.

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