# Lesson Ideas

A list of numbers can tell you a whole lot of things, if you know how to look at it! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby teach you how to analyze data using mean, median, mode and range. First, you'll learn how simple subtraction can calculate range. Next, Tim talks you through figuring out the mean, or average, which is useful for everything from test scores to sports statistics. Then find the mode by looking for repeated numerals! Finally, you'll discover how the median truly is the middle of the road, number-wise. Add them all up, and you'll learn a lot. We really mean it!

#### Probability and Data Analysis Lesson Plan: What Are the Chances?

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students review probability and data analysis skills learned throughout a unit of study. Students then create a paper-based or digital activity that challenges classmates to apply data analysis, graphing, and/or probability skills to fictitious or real-world situations. See more »

#### Math Skills Lesson Plan: It’s All Fun and Games

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students work collaboratively to research selected math skills. Students then create, play, and assess a math game that is designed to apply and reinforce their selected math concept.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »
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