Is there life on other planets? Use this data set to determine what you think. Students create line graphs and compare the different crystals.
Create scatter plots to help you determine the effect a flood may have on the fish that are in a river. Raw data is available for this experiment.
"Do plants from different climates show differences in chemical diversity as a result of herbivory defense?" Answer this question with your abiltiy to work with statistics.
Students use their knowledge of statistics to answer the question, "How does the Atlantic white cedar respond to changing temperature?"
"Does the amount of time lady beetles spend at freezing temperatures affect how long it takes for them to wake up from a chill coma?" Use this data nugget and your graphing skills to determine a solution.
Use the data to see if you can answer the question, "Is there evidence that the Saratoga Creek restoration in 1999 was successful at reducing the Phragmites invasion?"
Students will learn about coral bleaching and climate change while setting up ratios, analyzing and making predictions using the data.
Use the data to find your answer to the question, "Are there differences in the appearance of mustard hill coral and thin finger coral that live in coral reef and mangrove forest habitats?"
Use this data about shy and bold fish to talk about statistics in a real situation while emphasizing percents and making predictions and graphs.
Do smells influence the attractiveness of a mate as much as the color of feathers for birds? Use this data nugget to determine your solution.
Use the lesson outline at this link or have students work with the raw data to determine why some plant species thrive in areas and others do not.
What makes an invasive species so problamatic? Review this summarized data, work with finding means and percents and create a bar graph to determine a solution.
Make predictions about what happens when crops are fertilized by creating a scatterplot and regression line.