Data Management & Probability (4-6)

Data Management:

  1. A Consumer Investigation (NCTM, 2001)
  2. Summer Vacation (NCTM, 2001)
  3. Bulging Backpacks (Grade 6 Lesson)
  4. An Introduction to the Canadian Census (Power Point by Statistics Canada)

Census at School Lessons & Support Material:

  1. Step by step procedure for using Census @ School with your class
  2. Census @ School survey questions (Gr. 4-8)
  3. Census at School Using Tinkerplots
  4. Grade 6 Census @ School Mini-Unit Plan (Student Handout)
  5. Grade 6 Census @ School Mini-Unit Plan (Teacher Instructions)
  6. How weird is our class?
  7. Travel to school

TinkerPlot Lessons & Support Material:

  1. TinkerPlot Introduction: The Olympics
  2. TinkerPlots: Election Data
  3. TinkerPlots: Backpack Data

TinkerPlot Movies:

  1. Introduction to TinkerPlots (Introduction Transcript)
  2. How to Add Data to TinkerPlots (Adding Data Transcript)
  3. Comparing Groups in TinkerPlots (Comparing Groups Transcript)

Probability:

  1. Determining Probability (NCTM, 2001)
  2. Investiging Probability (NCTM, 2008)
  3. Probabilty Games (NCTM, 2000)
  4. Virtual Manipulatives for Probability (NCTM, 2007)
  5. Probability in Grades K-5 (NCTM, 2002)
  6. Exploring Probability: A Multicultural Perspective (NCTM, 2007)
  7. Probability on a Budget (NCTM, 2002)
  8. Probability Recording Sheet

Resources Created by Teacher Candidates (class of 2011):

    Grade 6 Probability: A sample Home Connections web-site (Created by Lisa Marie Laver & Sarah Stinchcombe)