These sites have definitions of survey, poll, mean, median, and mode. Find out how to take simple surveys and opinion polls. Includes lesson plans and in-class activities for collecting and organizing numerical and statistical data. There are links to eThemes Resources on how to create and use various types of graphs.
Learn how to calculate the mean of a data set and find the median. This page gives an example using company salaries. What are the best uses for mean and median? "Research Data" provides an extensive list of statistical data resources. NOTE: The site includes ads.
Take a poll in your class to see how many students are right-handed and how many are left-handed. Print the table from this web site and enter your data. Then analyze the data by plotting it on a graph. NOTE: The site leads to websites with ads.
Use the internet to collect information about interesting facts and events that occurred on the day you were born. Use the outline to arrange and organize your information into a report that you can share with others. Select the red "Click Here" link, read the instructions, and click on the mouse icon to begin a project. NOTE: The site includes ads.
These sites have statistics and information that students can use to create graphs. The sites include sports statistics, lengths of rivers, temperatures, and more. There are links to eThemes Resources on different types of graphs.
These sites include examples of different types of graphs such as bar, line, and pictographs. Many of the sites are interactive and demonstrate how graphing works. Also includes several hands-on activities. There are links to eThemes Resources on circle graphs and statistics to graph.