## Apple Harvest

In this module students analyze real-world data relating to apple production and consumption. Looking at global and US data, students look at measures of central tendency by analyzing a box-and-whisker plot and later normal distribution graphs.

Math topics covered include:

- Median
- Mean
- Box-and-whisker plot
- Normal distribution
- Sample mean and sample standard deviation

This module includes three videos that provide examples, definitions, and real-world context. Supplement this module with hands-on activities where students calculate their own data from random samples.

#### Math Concepts

- Graphing Numbers
- Problem Solving
- Equations

#### Learning Objectives

- Analyze box and whisker plots
- Analyze normal distributions
- Calculate population mean and standard deviation

#### Prerequisite Skills

- Knows measures of central tendency
- Knows what a statistic is

Common Core Standards | CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.SP.B.4, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSS.ID.A.1, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.SP.B.5.C, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.7.SP.B.4, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSS.ID.A.2, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSS.ID.A.4 |
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Lesson Duration | 45 mins |

Grade Range | 6th - 10th Grade |