Asking questions and defining problems

# Show and Describe Variability

Slide presentation about language for describing variability.

## Grades:

- 6, 7, 8, 9+

## Topics:

- Asking questions

## Statistical Concepts:

- Variability

## Skills:

- Describing variability, graphing data

## Graph Types:

- Box plot, Dot plot, Frequency plot, Histogram

## Standards:

Analyzing and interpreting data

Patterns

Scale, proportion, and quantity

Recognize a statistical question as one that anticipates variability in the data related to the question and accounts for it in the answers.

Understand that a set of data collected to answer a statistical question has a distribution which can be described by its center, spread, and overall shape.

Display numerical data in plots on a number line, including dot plots, histograms, and box plots.

Using mathematics and computational thinking

Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information