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Data Discovery


Data Discovery

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The lessons posted on this site were designed to engage students with real-world data relevant to content taught in middle school and high school science courses, and to foster an understanding of ways in which they might gather organize, analyze and interpret the data in order to draw scientifically valid inferences, interpretations and conclusions. Most of the labs use computer-based technology of spreadsheet programs or the Python programming interface. The Python lessons guide students in... More
Material Type: Collection
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: May 27, 2012
Date Modified in MERLOT: May 27, 2012
Submitter: Mark Wenning
Keywords: Creative Commons, lessons, middle school, computational thinking, thinking with data, data, data discovery, k-12, lesson plans, interpreting data


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Primary Audience: Middle School, High School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Some lessons require Python program installed, some require a spreadsheet
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: yes
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States


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