Teaching Mean, Median, Mode, and Range can be fun, memorable, and exciting with these unforgettable engaging activities. I've combined several of my most popular data activities in this bundle, plus added many more.Two song lyrics have been included. Helpful hints have been add to the printables. This pack is sure to bring a little magic into to your classroom!
Included in this pack:
Students will be given a piece of bubblegum and one or two minutes to blow as many bubbles as they can. They will use the tally sheet to keep track of their bubbles. They will then record the data of their classmates. After the students have all the data recorded they will find the mean, median, mode, and range.
Give each student 1-2 packages of Smarties. Then allow students to complete their Smartie data sheet. . Two versions have been included.And additional sheet is included for students to use the class averages to find mean, median, mode, and range.
MINUTE to WIN IT:
Two generic data sheets are included to be added to any Minute to Win It game. You may choose to have students make 6 attempts or 1 attempt and find the average of the class results.
Give each group or student a package of mini cookies or several sandwich cookies. Two versions have been included.
Students see how many many pennies they can stack before it falls. Two versions have been included. The first way has 3 attempts, and the second way has 4 attempts.
Two versions included for students to use while collecting data playing Jacks.
Conversation Heart Data:
Perfect for Valentine's Day. (Would be great for a review) Students collect data while seeing how many conversation hearts they can stack.
Rate That Song:
Students rate a song and find the mean, median, mode, and range using students' ratings.
Rate That Book and Rate That Movie:
Students rate books and movies to find the mean, median, mode, and range.
Create Your Own:
4 versions have been included for you to create your own mean, median, mode, and range activities.
Covers Common Core Standard
6.SP.3 - Recognize that a measure of center for a numerical data set summarizes all of its values with a single number, while a measure of variation describes how its values vary with a single number.