In this statistics lesson plan students work as a class to collect and organize data about the outside temperature over ten days. They learn to display the data on a line graph, while learning about important features of the line graph. The teacher asks follow-up questions about the trends in the data. The lesson plan includes worksheet for students (PDF format), extension ideas, assessment questions, and ideas differentiation.
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