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This project allows you to meet the following National Standards:
Language Arts
Evaluating Data:
Students conduct research on issues and interests by generating ideas and questions, and by posing problems. They gather, evaluate, and synthesize data from a variety of sources (e.g., print and nonprint texts, artifacts, people) to communicate their discoveries in ways that suit their purpose and audience.
Applying Language Skills:
Students use spoken, written, and visual language to accomplish their own purposes (e.g., for learning, enjoyment, persuasion, and the exchange of information).
Understand numbers, ways of representing numbers, relationships among numbers, and number systems
Understand meanings of operations and how they relate to one another
Use mathematical models to represent and understand quantitative relationships
Formulate questions that can be addressed with data and collect, organize, and display relevant data to answer
Select and use appropriate statistical methods to analyze data
Develop and evaluate inferences and predictions that are based on data
Students use technology tools to enhance learning, increase productivity, and promote creativity.
Students use telecommunications to collaborate, publish, and interact with peers, experts, and other audiences.
Students use technology tools to process data and report results.