## Standards for the lesson plan
Grade Level: 6-8## National Standards ConnectionsNational Science Education Standards (NSES): Science as inquiry- Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
- Use data to construct a reasonable explanation. (K-4)
- Use appropriate tools and techniques to gather, analyze, and interpret data. (5-8)
- Use mathematics in all aspects of scientific inquiry. (5-8)
- Use technology and mathematics to improve investigations and communications. (9-12)
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), Standards for School Mathematics: Data Analysis and Probability- Formulate questions that can be addressed with data and collect, organize, and display relevant data to answer them
- Select and use appropriate statistical methods to analyze data
- Develop and evaluate inferences and predictions that are based on data
These standards are from the National Science Education Standards National Research Council.
National Science Education Standards. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1996. http://www.nap.edu/readingroom/books/nses/ |