Asking questions and defining problems

# Think statistically and ask statistical questions (One versus Many)

Slide presentation introducing the idea of measuring more than one thing, and expecting variability in a group of measurements.

## Grades:

- 6, 7, 8, 9+

## Topics:

- Asking questions

## Statistical Concepts:

- Statistical questions

## Skills:

- asking questions, Asking statistical questions

## Standards:

Analyzing and interpreting data

Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information

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.

Planning and carrying out investigations

Constructing explanations and designing solutions

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.