Data Analysis and Measurement

  • Tracking Sales with Bar Graphs

    Students draw bar graphs and compare information charted on two different bar graphs while paying attention to scaling and labeling axes.

    Grades: 3-6
  • Transporting to Ms. Fileshare | Cyberchase

    In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad is trying to get to Ms. Fileshare on the 20th floor. There are three ways to get to the 20th floor of the Cybrary, but the CyberSquad is not sure which of the three possible travel methods will stop in the Science room, where Ms. Fileshare is located. The CyberSquad creates a 3x3 matrix and receives some clues to help them figure out how they can reach the Science room.

    Grades: 3-5
  • Using Combinations to Solve a Puzzle

    Students solve puzzles by eliminating possible solutions using clues. Assessments test whether students can predict the number of combinations needed to solve similar puzzles.

    Grades: 2-5
  • Using Data Clusters to Find Hacker | Cyberchase

    In this video segment from Cyberchase, Hacker has kidnapped Dr. Marbles and the CyberSquad is out to rescue him. Hacker has Dr. Marbles hidden somewhere in a castle in Castleblanca. The CyberSquad surveys the residents to try to find out where Hacker has been seen. They display their findings on a map so they can analyze their data and find Hacker. Upon displaying their data the CyberSquad realizes they all conducted the survey differently. They then re-conduct the survey in the same manner and combine the old and new results to find Hacker.

    Grades: 3-6
  • When Does 50/50 Become 50/50? | Cyberchase

    In this video segment from Cyberchase, Bianca wants to see a movie but she can’t decide which of the two movies she should see. To help her decide, she flips a coin. The coin comes up “heads” three times in a row. This surprises Bianca, so she does some research to find out the probability of landing on heads or tails when flipping a coin.

    Grades: 4-7